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Trains to Glasgow Queen Street

The third busiest station in Scotland, Glasgow Queen Street was opened in 1842 by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway, and the Edinburgh Shuttle remains one of the main services operating out of the station, with up to eight trains an hour. Other trains calling at the station include those to Glasgow’s northern towns and suburbs, and Glasgow Queen Street is also the terminus for services to the north of Scotland, such as Oban, Aberdeen and Inverness. Travellers leave Glasgow Queen Street station and emerge onto George Square, the de facto centre of the city. To the west of the station are the many venues that make up the theatre district, as well as the shopping precinct of Sauchiehall Street. Buchanan Street, with its own collection of shops and restaurants, runs south from the station. Glasgow Queen Street is also the closest station to Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Strathclyde.

Station details & facilities

Glasgow Queen Street is split into two levels, with platforms 1 to 7 on the high level and accessed from the main concourse through ticket barriers. These platforms are the terminus for the Edinburgh shuttle and trains to northern Scotland. Platforms 8 and 9 on the lower level (with lifts for step-free access) are used for local commuter services. The station concourse contains numerous shops as well as the ticket office, toilets and waiting room.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:10 - 23:55
    Saturday 05:10 - 23:55
    Sunday 07:10 - 23:55
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Left Luggage available :
  • Lost Property available :


  • First Class Lounge description :

    Between Monday and Friday, First Class Lounge facilities are available at The Millennium Hotel, next to the station.

    Tickets Accepted

    First Business Class only


    Fax, telephone


    Complimentary tea, coffee or mineral water





    Concessions for Standard Class sleeper customers


  • Postbox :
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Coffee shop Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Public House/Bar
  • Customer Service Notes :


  • Customer help points :


  • CCTV :


  • Shops available :
  • Shops note : News agent Pharmacy Passport Photo Booth


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


  • Wifi available : False
  • Wifi notes :

    Find WiFi Hotspots around Glasgow Queen Street station

  • Web kiosk : False


  • ATM available :


  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Car parking spaces : 76

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 20
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : additional cycle parking located on Dundas St


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Level access to the high level. Lift access to low level platforms 8 and 9 is located on platform 7. There is RNIB REACT guidance system which is an audible direction system for the visually impaired customers. A fob is required to activate the system.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available :
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
Trains to Glasgow Queen Street


Rail Station, North Hanover Street, Glasgow, G1 2AF
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:10 - 23:55
Saturday 05:10 - 23:55
Sunday 07:10 - 23:55

Glasgow Queen Street Live Departures


The lifts will be out of order between Platform 8 and the high level until further notice at Glasgow Queen Street station.




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Useful links when visiting Glasgow Queen Street by train