Budget Friendly Accommodation close to Railway Station
G3 8HT, Glasgow, 1 William Street
In Glasgow city centre, the Hilton Glasgow Hotel is set in the heart of the financial district, within walking distance from the main shopping area of the city and with easy access to transport links... read more
G2 4DQ, Glasgow, 220 West Regent Street
In Glasgow’s vibrant centre, just 2 minutes from Sauchiehall Street, ibis Glasgow City Centre – Sauchiehall St is a short walk from Princes Square. It features a 24-hour front desk and a modern restaurant. The... read more
£ 43.20View Rates
G3 8RR, Glasgow, 500 Argyle Street, Anderston
This 4-star hotel is in Glasgow centre, just a short walk from the OVO Hydro and SEC (Scottish Event Campus) and the shops of Buchanan Street. It has air-conditioned rooms, an indoor pool, steam room,... read more
£ 91.00View Rates
G2 4PP, Glasgow, 10 Elmbank Gardens
Next to Charing Cross Rail Station in Glasgow’s centre, this Britannia Inn Glasgow offers cooked buffet breakfasts and modern rooms with private bathrooms. The M8 motorway is just a 2-minute drive and Glasgow Airport is... read more
G1 1DQ, Glasgow, 201 Ingram Street
In Glasgow’s vibrant city centre, this hotel offers stylish accommodation. The main high street can be reached with just a few minutes’ walk. Each modern room at Mercure Glasgow City Hotel features an LCD flat-screen... read more
G3 6TX, Glasgow, 230 Renfrew Street
This central, City Centre friendly Hotel is ideal for shopping on Sauchiehall Street and offers a free complimentary full cooked or continental breakfast. Glasgow Central Train Station is a 15-minute walk away and Hampton Court... read more
£ 20.00View Rates
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
£ 43.00View Rates
G2 2SZ, Glasgow, 129 Bath St
With free WiFi throughout, the newly refurbished ABode Glasgow is situated in the very heart of Glasgow. It is within walking distance of the city's sights, restaurants, shopping, culture, and business. All rooms are beautifully... read more
£ 64.00View Rates
G1 4LW, Glasgow, Stockwell Street
This modern hotel is in Glasgow city centre, beside the River Clyde and 0.6 miles (1 km) from Glasgow Central Rail Station. The air-conditioned rooms have flat-screen TVs and power showers. The Holiday Inn Express... read more
£ 32.50View Rates
G2 4LL, Glasgow, 278 West George Street
This converted church is a chic, modern 4-star hotel with a fine brasserie and stylish bar in Glasgow city centre, a short walk from the shops on Sauchiehall Street and the city's business district. Malmaison... read more
£ 75.00View Rates
G2 3HN, Glasgow, 36 Cambridge Street
The 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central is in Glasgow city centre, 800 metres from Glasgow Central Rail Station. The hotel features on-site parking for a fee, and its Juvenate leisure club comes complete with... read more
£ 56.50View Rates
G2 4DT, Glasgow, 181 Pitt Street
Novotel Glasgow Centre offers newly refurbished modern rooms with Wi-Fi access. It has a rooftop gym, and is about 5 minutes' walk from Charing Cross Station Bright and airy bedrooms are all 24m², and have... read more
£ 47.00View Rates
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
£ 55.00View Rates
G2 8DL, Glasgow, 301 Argyle St
This modern hotel is opposite Glasgow Central Station and features award-winning architecture. It boasts a stunning atrium and rooms with wall-to-ceiling windows. The spacious rooms at the Radisson BLU Glasgow are decorated in soft colours... read more
£ 65.73View Rates
G1 2RL, Glasgow, Theatreland
The Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Theatreland is well-placed in the city centre, just a few metres from shops and nightlife. It has a bar, a restaurant, meeting facilities and bright modern bedrooms with free Wi-Fi.... read more
£ 44.22View Rates
G1 2RL, Glasgow, 161 West Nile Street
This 4-star Holiday Inn is located in the heart of Glasgow, just 50 metres from the Royal Concert Hall. It offers bright, elegant rooms with modern bathrooms, unlimited free Wi-Fi and an award-winning restaurant. Bedrooms... read more
£ 47.52View Rates
G2 4PB, Glasgow, 27 Elmbank Street
Offering stylish dorms in Glasgow’s bustling centre, this converted townhouse provides free Wi-Fi. Filled with original features, the hostel is just 2 minutes’ walk from Charing Cross Rail Station. The King’s Theatre can also be... read more
G2 2EN, Glasgow, 110 Bath Street
The 4-star Apex City of Glasgow Hotel is located in the heart of Scotland’s fashion capital. Its idyllic location, eye-catching exterior and tasteful interior makes it the perfect place to stay. Featuring boutique bedrooms and... read more
G1 3SF, Glasgow, 99 Gordon Street
Located at Glasgow Central Station, the award-winning voco Grand Central - Glasgow is an iconic hotel set within Glasgow’s shopping district. It boasts a fine restaurant, free WiFi and 21 meeting rooms for up to... read more
£ 49.50View Rates
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
£ 62.16View Rates
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
£ 24.99View Rates
G1 3BX, Glasgow, Olympic House, 136-144 Queen Street
In the heart of Glasgow’s city centre, Premier Suites Plus Glasgow is just a few minutes’ walk from the bustling shopping area of Glasgow. Free WiFi is available and some suites boast views over George... read more
£ 56.67View Rates
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
£ 35.00View Rates
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
£ 51.00View Rates
G2 4TZ, Glasgow, 140 West Campbell Street
Boasting a 24-hour front desk with express check-in/check-out, a bar and a restaurant, Hampton by Hilton Glasgow Central also features a fitness center. Centrally located, the hotel is a 6-minute walk from Glasgow Central Station... read more
£ 49.00View Rates
G2 2EN, Glasgow, 80 Bath Street
Point A Hotel Glasgow is situated in the heart of Glasgow, 300 metres from Royal Concert Hall. Within walking distance of all major attractions, the whole of Glasgow is on your doorstep. Every room is... read more
£ 31.50View Rates
G1 4PL , Glasgow, 78-82 Oswald Street
Boasting an excellent location in Glasgow city centre, Motel One Glasgow is next to Central Train Station and is only a 9-minute walk from George Square and Queen Street Train Station. At the hotel, every... read more
£ 69.00View Rates
G2 8JX, Glasgow, 74 York Street
Set in Glasgow, near Glasgow Central Station, Buchanan Galleries and The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 bed Chic Apartment in Glasgow City Centre features free WiFi. Each unit is fully fitted with a washing machine,... read more
G2 8QW, Glasgow, 260 Argyle Street Westergate
Boasting a restaurant, fitness centre, bar and free WiFi, YOTEL Glasgow is situated in Glasgow, 300 metres from Glasgow Central Station and 1 km from Buchanan Galleries. The property is close to several well-known attractions,... read more
£ 40.00View Rates
G2 3BW, Glasgow, Renfrew Street
Set in Glasgow and with The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall reachable within 300 metres, Maldron Hotel Glasgow City offers express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi and a fitness centre. This 4-star... read more
£ 135.00View Rates
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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. A hotel near Glasgow Central is ideal for city breaks, as these station hotels are located within easy reach of the city centre.
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.
Finding a room is simple when stepping off the train
Finding 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 city hotels on gorgeous terraced lanes right up to the Victorian grandeur of the Central Hotel.
Visitors to the Scottish capital city can easily find a good value hotel in Glasgow city 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
The 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. Stay near Glasgow Central Station Glasgow and save on hotel deals.
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 a hotel in Glasgow in the surrounding areas, within walking distance, near Glasgow central station – 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 near Glasgow central station 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
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.
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.
Hotels around Glasgow Central Station : 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.