Glasgow Central - Scotland’s busiest train station

Glasgow Central train station is a listed building that’s also Scotland’s busiest station, with around 30 million passengers a year. Served by several of Britain’s largest train operators including Virgin Trains which runs the London service and CrossCountry trains heading to the south-west via Birmingham, the station also boasts great facilities including good shops and cafes.

Shopping, museums, architecture - exploring Glasgow by day

Glasgow has a reputation for down-to-earth cool, in contrast to genteel Edinburgh, and you’ll find great shops, museums and eateries plus striking architecture. To admire the work of the city’s famous son, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, take a look at the elegant Glasgow School of Art. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a popular free attraction where you’ll find more of Mackintosh’s work, or for something totally different head to Escape Glasgow, a live game in which participants are locked in a room for an hour and must solve puzzles to get out. For great shopping walk down the pedestrianised Buchanan Street, home to Buchanan Galleries, or for more upmarket labels try Ingram Street. You’ll find more to choose from at the St Enoch Centre.

Glasgow by night

The city is also famous for its night life. Sub Club on Argyll Street is an experience not to be missed or take a walk down Sauchiehall Street for more great venues. Culture vultures will enjoy a trip to the famous Citizen’s Theatre, the second oldest theatre in the country. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Glasgow Central Train Station? Travelodge Glasgow Central Hotel and Travelodge Glasgow Queen Street Hotel are both great options.