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Whether it’s the inbuilt museum or the opportunity to catch a steam train along the same tracks the Hogwarts express rode, Glenfinnan train station is nothing short of an experience. The station is still fully functioning with daily services available to Glasgow Queen Street and Mallaig. The added extras of the museum and Dining car means you can find yourself spending much more time than just waiting for a train. First built in 1901 Glenfinnan train station sits on the West Highland Line between Locheilside station and Lochailort station. The station offers daily services to Glasgow Queen Street, from Monday through to Saturday

there are three trains available, the Sunday service drops to two, the fastest journey time for this route is 4 hours 25 minutes. Heading in the opposite direction you can get to Mallaig station, with four trains stopping daily at Glenfinnan and two on a Sunday, this journey will take you around 48 minutes. Facilities at Glenfinnan include a station car park and waiting rooms on both platforms. There is no ticket office or ticket machine available. A barrow crossing connects the two platforms. Step-free access is available to platform 1, although assistance is advised when using the barrow crossing.

If you want to experience a little magic from Glenfinnan train station, the Jacobite is a steam train runs from Fort William through to Mallaig, crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The viaduct will be recognisable to Harry Potter fans as the route the Hogwarts Express takes in many of the films.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces3
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level to platform 1 - with barrow crossing to platform 2. 

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Glenfinnan

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Glenfinnan station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to MallaigScotRail09:051On time
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail11:012On time
to MallaigScotRail12:461On time
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail16:542On time
to MallaigScotRail16:551On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Fort WilliamScotRail09:041On time
from MallaigScotRail10:582On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail12:451On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail16:511On time
from MallaigScotRail16:532On time
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