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Trains to Carstairs

Carstairs train station ilocated on the West Coast Main Line, close to the point where the lines to Glasgow and Edinburgh diverge. Originally opened in 1848, it was an important junction where northbound trains were split into sections before continuing their journeys to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Perth. Southbound services were re-combined here before continuing their journey south.   

ScotRail operates services from Carstairs train station every two hours on Monday to Saturday. Trains depart for Glasgow Central, a journey of 41 minutes, and Edinburgh Waverly which takes 44 minutes. Trans Pennine Express also operates one daily service to Glasgow Central. There is no Sunday service. 

Carstairs train station has a staffed ticket office and a shelter and toilets on the platform for waiting passengersAccess to the island platform is by stairs via a footbridge. The village also stands on the A70 and two bus routes provide local transport connections 

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Carstairs station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Carstairs. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Carstairs station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine : False
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours : Scottish Bookings only
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays07:20 - 14:24
    Saturday 07:20 - 14:24
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Facilities

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change :

WiFi

Parking

  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 6
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Stairs down to Island platform and ticket office

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Carstairs

Address

Strawfrank Road, Carstairs, South Lanarkshire, ML11 8PR
Ticket Office Hours
Scottish Bookings only
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:20 - 14:24
Saturday 07:20 - 14:24
Sunday Closed

Carstairs Live Departures

06:20

Carstairs

Caledonian Sleeper

Plat. 1

Station Due 06:32

07:25

Carstairs

ScotRail

Plat. 1

On time

05:48

Glasgow Central

ScotRail

Plat. 1

On time

07:13

Garscadden

ScotRail

Plat. 1

On time