Trains to Glasgow Queen Street Station

Glasgow Queen Street Station is located in Glasgow City Centre, north of George Square and east of North Hanover Street. It is the smaller railway station of two mainline stations in Glasgow City Centre, with Glasgow Central the other. The walk between Glasgow Queen Street Station and Glasgow Central Station is under 10 minutes; it is easy to get between them.

Glasgow Queen Street Station is the forty-first busiest station in the UK, the eleventh busiest station outside of London, and the third busiest station in Scotland after Glasgow Central Station and Edinburgh Waverley Station. In the year 2019-20, the station served 16.69 million passengers.

Glasgow Queen Street Station was opened in 1842 by Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway as Dundas Street Station. The station's name was later changed from Dundas Street Station to Queen Street Station.

Station Area Map

Glasgow Queen Street Station is positioned in the city centre between George Square and North Hanover Street and North of the River Clyde. There are several landmarks nearby, including the Cathedral, the King's Theatre, and Buchanan Street, the main shopping district in the city.

The Railway Station has nine platforms, with seven on the High Level and two on the Low Level. Services on the High-Level platforms run from North to South, and those on the Low Level run from East to West. Staircases connect the two levels at either end of the platforms and by lift on Platform 7 of the High Level.

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Station Details and Facilities


Glasgow Queen Street Station, North Hanover Street, George Square, Glasgow G1 2AF

General Information

Station Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 05:10 - 23:55
  • Saturday 05:10 - 23:55
  • Sunday 07:10 - 23:55

Ticket Buying and Collection

You can book train tickets to Glasgow with Split My Fare. You will have the option to receive e-Tickets via email or collect your tickets from the self-service ticket machines at the railway Station.

Passenger Services

Customer Help Points Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Saturday 05:10 - 23:55
  • Sunday 07:10 - 23:55

Station Facilities


No ATMs are available at this station.

Car hire

There is no car hire available at this station, but Enterprise and Sixth have offices nearby.

First Class Lounge

There are no First Class facilities available at this station.

Lost Property

ScotRail provides lost property services

Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00

Telephone: 03301 092 833

Pay Phones

There are pay phones available at this station.

Post Box

There is no post box available at this train station.


There are no shops at this train station.

Waiting Room

Located inside the station next to the ticket office.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Saturday 07:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 08:00 - 22:00


Accessible Toilets

Located on the station concourse, only available during station opening hours. Radar - National Key Scheme.

Staff Help Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Saturday 05:00 - 00:00
  • Sunday 07:30 - 00:00

Step-free Access

This is a Category A train station with step-free access to all platforms.


Toilets are located on the concourse. Toilets are only available during train station opening hours. On Sundays, the toilets close at 23:00.

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 05:10 - 23:55
  • Saturday 05:10 - 23:55
  • Sunday 07:10 - 23:55

The ticket office is situated on Dundas Street, directly across from the main entrance to the train station.

The ticket office has an induction loop available.

A height adjusted ticket office counter is available at this train station.

Accessible ticket machines are available at this train station.


Free public WiFi available.


A car park is available at this train station.

Wheelchairs and Mobility Vehicles

Wheelchairs are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Glasgow Queen Street open?

Glasgow Queen Street is open Monday - Saturday 05:10 - 23:55 and Sunday 07:10 - 23:55

Is Glasgow Queen Street the same as Glasgow Central?

Glasgow Queen Street is smaller than Glasgow Central. There is a short walk between the two.

Why is Queen Street called Queen Street?

Queen Street is called Queen Street because the station is situated at the top of the street.

Can I use a Glasgow Central ticket at Queen Street?

You can only use tickets eligible for travel to or from Queen Street at Queen Street.

Where do trains from Glasgow Queen Street go to?

Trains from Glasgow Queen Street go to many destinations, including Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and the Scottish Highlands.