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Dumbarton Central Railway Station serves the town of Dumbarton with regular service by Abellio ScotRail along the West Highland Line and North Clyde Line. On the North Clyde and Argyle Lines, six trains from Dumbarton Central depart southeast to Glasgow Queen Street and further. Two are limited stop trains to Edinburgh, two run to Springburn and Cumbernauld via Yoker, and two runs to Airdrie via Singer. On Sunday, trains from Dumbarton Central run to Edinburgh Waverly via Singer and via Yoker, with alternating stops between Motherwell via Whifflet and Larkhall. Northwest trains run every half an hour to Balloch and Helensburgh central, with an additional two trains terminating here. On the West Highland Line, services run to and from Glasgow Queen Street towards Oban (six trains per day, three on Sundays), and to Fort William and Mallaig (thrice daily on weekdays, one or two on Sundays). The Highland Caledonian Sleeper also calls at Dumbarton Central, providing a direct link to London Euston via Edinburgh and Crewe.  

Dumbarton Central has good facilities, including bicycle parking, a carpark, and a staffed ticket office with self-service machines. Train running information is supplied by departure screens and automated announcements. Refreshments are available from the station café, and passengers may use the shelters and bench seating on both platforms. Toilets are located on platform 1. Step-free access is available throughout.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 06:00 - 00:00
Sunday 08:10 - 23:10
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
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
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStrathleven Place
Carpark operatorLocal Authority
Car parking spaces80
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramps up to all platforms and ticket office from station road. No unassisted wheelchair access

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

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Departures and arrivals from Dumbarton Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Dumbarton Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ObanScotRail05:472On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail06:091On time
to Fort WilliamCaledonian Sleeper06:162On time
to AirdrieScotRail06:171On time
to BallochScotRail06:212On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail05:472On time
from Helensburgh CentralScotRail06:091On time
from London EustonCaledonian Sleeper06:162On time
from BallochScotRail06:171On time
from DalmuirScotRail06:212On time
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