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Station tour

Station master Paul Lyons runs 4 times daily station tours. They are a must do if you visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthewkkenny
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Busy

The station is about 5 Minutes away from Buchanan Street. Everything is very clean and there are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pia144
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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Glasgow Central Station 79 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Station master Paul Lyons runs 4 times daily station tours. They are a must do if you visit Glasgow. The walls and tunnels which Paul leads you through have stories to tell of Glasgow and these are expertly delivered with the wit and charm (they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The station is about 5 Minutes away from Buchanan Street. Everything is very clean and there are Information Desks you can go to if you need help with trains or directions. You have to pay to use the toilet, but that's just a tiny issue....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pia144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glasgow Central station is the busiest railway station in the whole of Scotland and the main terminus station for most trains into the city. It handles a whopping 33 million passengers a year and even then it's only the 12th busiest railway station in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is the train stations ever. It has toilets which you pay 40p ( which I think it’s expensive but it doesn’t affect the review because the trains are always on time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bibcay
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Traditional old station which is very impressive in the main waiting area, where there is a good range of attractive shops and eateries. Quite compact and easy to get between platforms. Unfortunately, it is spoiled by the grotty and dirty main entrance, which is too...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Nice old impressive station with all platforms on one level with no stairs to climb. Has nice shops is clean and interesting

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank flintton
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Glasgow Central Station is a busy railway station in the Centre of Glasgow. It is a well kept station and very clean. Has a piano on the concorse which travellers themselves can play on an adhoc basis

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ayrshireangies
Reviewed 20 January 2019

it looks amazing. if i was trusted id go there. which i am not. theres a boots there i think. (and a costa but i aint about that caffiene addiction life)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Took the train from Manchester to Glasgow and arrived at Grand Central station, the station had plenty of amenities and there are lots of places to eat and drink surrounding the station as well. Very impressive building

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GusCraig
Reviewed 15 January 2019

A good, spacious and very traditional station with lots of cafes and shops. Helpful and friendly staff. Only downside is toilet facilities are down stairs, difficult to get to if you have bags. Good facilities though.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Hidden-gems1988
22 March 2019|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
It's best to book the tour online. I think you will enjoy the tour hugely!
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Sheila M
29 July 2018|
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Response from bel877 | Reviewed this property |
There is a "left luggage" office i.e. with cases etc on shelves and an attendant, but I'm not sure about actual lockers
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bailey935
10 September 2017|
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Response from Timberwolf28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bailey It is 24.6 miles from Glasgow Central Station to the ocean terminal in Greenock. You could take a taxi from the front of Glasgow Central and on a good day it would take about 35 minutes but would be cost... More
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