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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  1 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Argyle Street

£1 - £2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Glasgow, Martha Street X19 / ...

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City 3563 feet

£4 - £6

Walk  •  12 min

  1. Walk from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City 3315 feet

Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City by train

The train journey time between Glasgow Central Station and Merchant City is around 1 min and covers a distance of around 1703 feet. The fastest train normally takes 1 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City train service departs from Glasgow Central Low Level and arrives in Argyle Street. Typically 680 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1 min
Fastest train time:
1 min
Trains per week:
680
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:18
Last train departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Glasgow Central Station → Merchant City
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Central Station station and arriving at Glasgow, Martha Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central Low Level and arriving at Argyle Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Merchant City is 2380 feet.

The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City without a car is to train which takes 1 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Argyle Street takes 1 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City bus services, operated by Stagecoach Glasgow, depart from Glasgow, Central Station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central Low Level station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City is to train which takes 1 min and costs £1 - £2. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City.
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  • Distance: 2380 feet
  • Duration: 1 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Central Station, Scotland and Merchant City, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Argyle Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £2 and the journey takes 1 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Glasgow operates a bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Glasgow, Martha Street every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 8 min. Community Transport Glasgow also services this route hourly.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Argyle Street
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1
Bus operators
Stagecoach Glasgow
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Glasgow, Martha Street
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Glasgow
Community Transport Glasgow
Phone
0845 605 5955
Email
booking@ctglasgow.org.uk
Website
ctglasgow.org.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Street to Glasgow, Queen St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Community Transport Glasgow
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City bus services, operated by Stagecoach Glasgow, arrive at Glasgow, Martha Street station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Merchant City train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Argyle Street station.

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