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Charing Cross Glasgow train station was opened in 1886 by the Glasgow City and District Railway, the first underground railway in Scotland. Charing Cross Glasgow station is sometimes confused with the more well known London station with the same name. It’s a popular Glasgow station for commuters travelling into the nearby financial district of the city. This station offers direct ScotRail trains to Glasgow International Airport, taking passengers straight to the airport in just 36 minutes. It takes just 15 minutes to walk to the centre of Glasgow from Charing Cross Glasgow station. For those passengers hoping to save time, a train from here can reach the central Queen Street Station in just 2 minutes.

Things to do near Charing Cross Glasgow train station include wandering through Sauchiehall Street, one of the most bustling shopping streets in Glasgow, or catching a show at the popular King’s Theatre. The station is also walking distance to the Mitchell Library, known to be one of the largest public libraries in Europe and a famous landmark in Glasgow. Useful facilities at the station include a waiting room, toilets, and ATM and a newsagent. The staff is part-time here, but self-service ticket machines are always available.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Charing Cross Glasgow.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 23:20
Saturday 06:00 - 23:20
Sunday 08:20 - 23:20
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes


Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Lifts and stairs to below ground platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Find station details and facilities information for Charing Cross (Glasgow). Also find live train departures and arrivals for Charing Cross (Glasgow) station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Charing Cross (Glasgow)

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Charing Cross (Glasgow) station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Helensburgh CentralScotRail18:342On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail18:361On time
to MilngavieScotRail18:402On time
to BallochScotRail18:452On time
to AirdrieScotRail18:531On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail18:342On time
from Helensburgh CentralScotRail18:361On time
from SpringburnScotRail18:402On time
from AirdrieScotRail18:452On time
from BallochScotRail18:531On time
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