Budget Friendly Accommodation close to Railway Station

easyHotel Glasgow City

G3 6RN, Glasgow, 1 Hill Street

Situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Easy Hotel Glasgow City offers air-conditioned rooms with private shower rooms and flat-screen TVs. Glasgow Central and Queen Street rail stations can both be reached within a... read more

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£ 36.99

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Hampton Court Guesthouse

G3 6TX, Glasgow, 230 Renfrew Street

This central, friendly guest house is ideal for shopping on Sauchiehall Street and offers a full cooked or continental breakfast. Glasgow Central Train Station is a 15-minute walk away and Hampton Court has a 24-hour... read more

1467 reviews 7.6
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£ 39.9

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The Willow Hotel

G3 6TX , Glasgow, 228 Renfrew Street

In Glasgow’s vibrant centre, this family-owned guest house offers full Scottish breakfasts and rooms with en suite bathrooms. Glasgow Central Rail Station is just a 15-minute walk away. Glasgow SECC centre and the Kelvingrove Museum... read more

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£ 40

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The Merchant City Inn

G1 1TY, Glasgow, 52 Virginia Street

The privately owned 3-star Merchant City Inn is set in the centre of Glasgow, in a secluded street adjacent to renowned Argyle Street and 2 minutes' walk from George Square. It is in the heart... read more

2404 reviews 7.4
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£ 49

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Alexander Thomson

G2 8LY, Glasgow, 320 Argyle Street

Located in Glasgow city centre on one of the main shopping streets, the Alexander Thomson hotel is 200 metres from Glasgow Central rail station. A buffet breakfast is available and all rooms have a private... read more

8905 reviews 7.9
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£ 54

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The Z Hotel Glasgow

G1 2BS, Glasgow, 36 North Frederick Street

In the city centre beside George Square and 200 metres from Queen Street Station, The Z Hotel Glasgow features compact and luxury accommodation in a contemporary design. All rooms include hand crafted beds, 40-inch Samsung... read more

8554 reviews 9
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£ 55

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Jurys Inn Glasgow

G1 4QG, Glasgow, 60-96 Jamaica Street

Overlooking the River Clyde, this Jurys Inn is in the city centre, next to Glasgow Central Station. It boasts air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen satellite TVs, 24-hour reception, bar and restaurant. The stylish bedrooms at the... read more

4815 reviews 8.4
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£ 65.6

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citizenM Glasgow

G2 3BW, Glasgow, 60 Renfrew Street (corner of Hope Street)

This citizenM Glasgow is located 400 metres from Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall. It offers stylish, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, a cocktail bar, a designer lobby and a 24-hour canteen. Glasgow Central Rail Station and... read more

6517 reviews 9.1
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£ 72

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Hallmark Hotel Glasgow

G3 8AZ, Glasgow, 27 Washington Street

A few minute’s walk from Glasgow Central Station this AA 4-star hotel offers quiet, spacious, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, leisure facilities and on-site parking. The leisure Club has a 15-metre pool, steam room, sauna,... read more

3164 reviews 7.9
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£ 72

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ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square

G11DT, Glasgow, 74 Miller Street

Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square offers accommodation in Glasgow, just a 7-minute walk from Glasgow Central Train Station. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite... read more

3901 reviews 9.2
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£ 73

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The Grand Central Hotel

G1 3SF, Glasgow, Gordon Street

Located at Glasgow Central Station, the award-winning Grand Central Hotel is an iconic hotel set within Glasgow’s shopping district. It boasts a fine restaurant, free WiFi and 21 meeting rooms for up to 500 guests.... read more

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£ 76.05

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Newton Hotel

G2 4JW, Glasgow, 248/252 Bath Street

This 3-star guest house offers elegant modern accommodation in the centre of Glasgow, 15 minutes’ walk from Buchanan Bus Station. It has 24-hour entry, 24-hour reception, and free Wi-Fi. Sauchiehall Street is a 20-minute walk... read more

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£ 77.4

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Apex City of Glasgow

G2 2EN, Glasgow, 110 Bath Street

Apex City of Glasgow is located in the heart of Glasgow's vibrant city centre, where this boutique-style hotel offers free WiFi and has good access to the M8 motorway, a few minutes' drive away. Guests... read more

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£ 85.5

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Hot-el-apartments Glasgow Central

G1 4PD, Glasgow, 15/3 Oswald Street

200 metres from Glasgow Central Rail Station, these stylish apartments have a modern living area and fully equipped kitchen. The SECC and Scotland’s National Arena are just over a mile away. The open plan lounge... read more

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£ 96.8

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

G2 8DL, Glasgow, 301 Argyle St

This modern hotel is opposite Glasgow Central Station and features award-winning architecture. It boasts a stunning atrium, rooms with wall-to-ceiling windows and free access to a nearby pool and gym. The spacious rooms at the... read more

4404 reviews 8.7
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£ 98.1

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Hilton Glasgow

G3 8HT, Glasgow, 1 William Street

In Glasgow city centre, the Hilton Glasgow Hotel is set in the heart of the financial district, with easy access to transport links and the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre (SEC). The hotel is just... read more

2934 reviews 8.5
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£ 98.1

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Glasgow Marriott Hotel

G3 8RR, Glasgow, 500 Argyle Street, Anderston

This 4-star hotel is in Glasgow centre, just a short walk from the SECC (Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre) and the shops of Buchanan Street. It has air-conditioned rooms, an indoor pool, steam room, sauna... read more

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£ 101

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Dakota Glasgow

G2 4DP, Glasgow, 179 West Regent Street

Dakota Glasgow features 83 luxuriously appointed bedrooms including 11 suites. The fully air conditioned rooms offer a smart TV and media hub with full Sky HD package, complimentary high-speed internet, and contemporary en-suite bathrooms with... read more

1464 reviews 9.3
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£ 112.5

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Blythswood Square

G2 4AD, Glasgow, 11 Blythswood Square

Blythswood Square is in Glasgow city centre, a short walk from Sauchiehall Street. It has been restored to offer luxury rooms with free Wi-Fi and beautiful architecture. The 5-star Glasgow hotel dates from 1823, and... read more

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£ 159.75

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The train station is located right on Gordon Street and was built over the River Clyde originally, but the bridges have been adapted and extended over the years. It has gone through may changes over the last 100 years with underground additions and engineers fighting floods, and while it is now a state of the art central hub, and the easiest connections for UK and international tourists, it has retained many of the original features and ambiance right in the city centre.

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Finding a room is simple when stepping off the train


b&b near railway stationFinding guest rooms to let in Glasgow is simple for tourists simply stepping off the train. Good value bed and breakfast accommodation is widely available in the city centre so travellers could simply walk to their destination. Rooms in Glasgow range from budget hostels, simple b&b’s and guesthouses in converted Georgian houses, cheap hotels on gorgeous terraced lanes right up to the Victorian grandeur of the Central Hotel.

Visitors to the Scottish capital city can easily find good value places to stay for the night online or get information about local bed and breakfast options at the official Scotland tourism information office. The tourist offices are just a short 4 minute walk away from the railway, located on Buchanan Street (near Glasgow Coach Station) and will provide detailed maps and information about the sights and history of the city.

Many visitors choose to stay overnight around George Square that is host to the famous Hogmanay or New Year’s Eve celebrations. The area is also includes great music venues, including the illustrious National Theatre of Scotland, shopping and an array of museums – it is just a quick 10 minute walk from the main railway.

Close to Argyle Street, Highlandman’s Umbrella


glasgow central rail stationThe station still has a beautiful glass-walled bridge that leads onto the city’s renowned Argyle Street, better known as the Highlandman’s Umbrella by the locals (Highlanders used to meet on the bridge in the past) and the former ticket offices still stand strong. The famous Arches nightclub and theatre lie beneath the bridge with loads of great shops and a bustling nightlife.

The Central Hotel, built in 1883 as the main overnight accommodation for wealthy travellers coming into the city, still has its rooms open and remains a gorgeous Victorian building worthy of a night’s stay or simply a wander around.

It’s no wonder that tourists choose to find accommodation in the surrounding areas – literally the city centre – with the easy train connections in, around and out of the capital city, a bustling social scene, great shopping and the area steeped in historic sights it’s truly convenient.

Luckily, the area is host to a wide range of cheap hotels and b&b’s so those travelling on a budget can stay happily too. Popular in the city is also renting a serviced apartment for 1 night or a weekend (short term stay).

Glasgow Central is the busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London. There is a limited service to Edinburgh although the city’s second mainline terminus, Glasgow Queen Street, is the principal one for trains to Edinburgh.

CrossCountry operates a rail service via the East Coast Main Line to Birmingham and onwards to the West Country and the South Coast, as extensions to its services to Edinburgh Waverley. The East Coast company operates a rail connection to London King’s Cross via Edinburgh city centre.

ScotRail services travel to Scottish destinations including Ayr (connection by bus for Stena Line ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast), Troon (connecting with P&O Ferries to Larne Harbour), Kilmarnock, East Kilbride, Gourock, Neilston, the port of Stranraer and Largs, as well as the Caledonian Sleeper service to London Euston. First TransPennine Express trains go to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

Virgin Trains offer frequent train connections to London Euston and Birmingham New Street via Carlisle, Preston and Crewe. Additional SPT operates a bus service (number 398) to Glasgow Queen Street and the Buchanan bus station.

Some facts and information – Location and train lines


Name : Glasgow Central Station, (Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu Mheadhain, Scots: Glesga Central) – Shedules

Location : in the city centre on Gordon Street, located in a category A listed building.

Address : Gordon St, Glasgow G1 3SL, Scotland, United Kingdom

Train Line : terminus of the West Coast Main Line (WCML), CrossCountry Network, Lowland Celedonian Sleeper, East Coast Main Line, TransPennine North West, Argyle Line, Ayrshire Coast Line, Inverclyde Line, Cathcart Circle Line, Paisley Canal Line, Shotts Line, North Berwick Line, Glasgow South Western Line, Whifflet Line.

Served by : 5 train operating companies — CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express

Operated and Managed : by Network Rail

Ticket Office : Available

Ticket Machines : Available

Public Wi-Fi : is available

Sat Nav Postcode : G1 3SL

Region : West Central Lowlands

Country : Scotland

From Glasgow International Airport to Central Railway Station ?

Paisley’s Gilmour Street railway station is the nearest to the airport. It is only two miles from the terminal and can be reached by taxi or by regular bus services. From the platforms there are direct rail services to Glasgow Central.

To SECC – Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre ?

SECC has its own facility, The Exhibition Centre station. Six trains an hour (around every 10 minutes) from Central station (Platform 17 is on the lower level) will bring you to the SECC Scottish Exhibition Centre in a journey time of just three minutes.

To Hampden Park Stadium ?

Hampden Park stadium is a five minute walk from Mount Florida and King’s Park Stations. Trains to both stations run from Glasgow central.

Nearest Hotels : in the city center on Great Western Road, Gordon Street, Caledonian Chambers, Union Street, Hope Street, Argyle St., Oswald Street, Jamaica Street, and James Watt Street.

What to do and see nearby Gordon Street


Citizens Theatre (119 Gorbals Street, G5 9DS Scotland): lovely little theatre with excellent productions. The theatre includes a 500-seat Main Auditorium, and two studio theatres, the Circle Studio and the Stalls Studio.

The Lighthouse (11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU Scotland /Anderston): Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture. The Mackintosh Interpretation Centre provides a wealth of information which you can access via touchscreens.

The Arches (253 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL, Scotland /Anderston): is one of Europe’s leading cultural venues. First class venue ! Also there is good quality food in the cafe.