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Frequently
asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Glasgow Central Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Glasgow Central Station starts from just £5.00/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Glasgow Central Station?

    There are multiple locations in the Glasgow Central Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Blairhill Railway Station, Larkhall Railway Station, and Shotts Railway Station and all over Glasgow.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Glasgow Central Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Glasgow Central Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Glasgow Central Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Glasgow Central Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Glasgow Central Station and in the broader Glasgow area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Glasgow Central Station?

    Popular metro stations like Hillhead Subway Station, Kelvinbridge Subway Station, or Buchanan Street Subway Station can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Glasgow near Glasgow Central Station, you may be close to some bus stations: Buchanan Bus Station, Stance 57, or Silverburn Bus Station. If traveling by train, Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station, Cambuslang Station, and Glasgow Central Railway Station are nearest to Glasgow Central Station.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Glasgow Central Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Glasgow Central Station are DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central, Grand Central Hotel, and Holiday Inn. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Glasgow Central Station are Glasgow Youth Hostel, Student Roost - Buchanan View, and Euro Hostel Glasgow.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Glasgow Central Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Glasgow Central Station are Ruby Murrys and McDonald's.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Glasgow Central Station?

    Check out the nearby Tollcross Park, Kelvingrove Park, and Glasgow Green.

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About Glasgow Central Station

Being the largest and busiest station in the city, Glasgow Central Station off Hope Street and Gordon Street is one of the most important transit hubs in Glasgow. It’s also one of the busiest train stations in Scotland, partly thanks to Glasgow’s status as a well known tourist spot, and is a gateway to major destinations all across the UK. Some of its most popular train lines will bring you to places like Bristol, Liverpool, and London.

The impressive train station you see today wasn’t always quite so grand. Most of the original station’s construction was finished before it opened to the public in 1879, but it has undergone several expansions and extensions since then. Today, the newly refurbished station offers modern amenities, a range of facilities, on-time train services, and a convenient location, making it a useful hub for tourists and locals alike.

The area around this much-used station is bustling with activity. Don’t wheel your large suitcase through the crowds because traveling with heavy luggage can make it difficult to handle the escalators and stairs at the train station. That’s where our luggage storage service comes in. With your belongings securely stowed, you can navigate crowded streets and discover the sights in Glasgow at your leisure.

Where can you store your luggage in Glasgow?

You might find that you need somewhere to keep your bags while enjoying the city, and we have luggage storage locations all over Glasgow. To see our convenient locations, download the Bounce app on your smartphone. You’ll see all of the strategically located partner businesses we work with. 

Our highly-rated store partners are found in and near transit hubs, like Glasgow Central, as well as tourist attractions, to offer you luggage storage facilities whenever you need them. We even have a partner location inside the station itself.

Can you rent lockers at Glasgow Central Station?

We’re unsure if there are storage lockers to rent, but we do have a luggage storage office inside the station that you can use. Remember that our storage services can stow all sizes of bags for the same affordable price, and we have flexible hours to accommodate short term or overnight storage. We’re happy to relieve you of your bags for as long as you need. Find us all over Glasgow, wherever your day takes you.

Where can I store luggage for a day in Glasgow?

There are lots of luggage storage options in Glasgow. Some transit hubs offer left luggage, but if you don’t feel comfortable leaving your valuables in storage lockers or don’t want to be waiting in lines to drop off your things, consider storing your belongings with us instead. 

Book your spot in advance using the Bounce app to guarantee there’s space available. With our security seal, you’ll never have to worry about the safety of your bags. You can leave your belongings in our care for the entire day and only pay one consistent price for a full day of secure baggage storage.

Do UK train stations have luggage storage?

Many UK train stations offer a luggage storage service, including popular transit hubs like Queen Street Station and even the Buchanan bus station. You can leave your suitcase at the train or bus station for a few hours while you head into the city center or drop off your excess baggage with Bounce. 

Leaving your bags with us means your luggage is close by no matter where your plans take you. We have accessible drop off points near major transit hubs that passengers can take advantage of during layovers between trains.

Things to do near Glasgow Central Station

Whether you're hungry after hopping off the train or fancy shopping before leaving the city, Glasgow Central has you covered with its stores and restaurants. You'll also be within walking distance of Glasgow's best attractions, in case you relish getting out and exploring the city. From exploring the shops and eateries on Union Street to sightseeing at George Square, there are plenty of things to do just a short walk away.

We’ve got you covered with a few fun things to do near the station, but before heading out on your adventure, find somewhere secure for your bags. We’ll watch over your things so you can travel light while you visit all the main points in Glasgow.

Glasgow Cathedral

Travel just a short way from Glasgow Central Station to see this beautiful historic building up close. Around since 1197, this Scottish Gothic structure is a known landmark and one of the places most travelers like to visit. One of the cathedral’s main draws is its stained glass windows, which are some of the best in Britain, dating back to after World War II. The cathedral is located on lush grounds where you can take a stroll, and they include a cemetery that dates back to 1833.

Gallery of Modern Art

You can walk to the Gallery of Modern Art straight from the train station since it’s just a few streets away. Being home to a lively contemporary art scene as well as the Glasgow School of Art, it’s no surprise that so many artistically gifted individuals call this city home. Come see the creations of local artists and learn how their works are similar and different from others while you walk through the gallery. The “Cut and Run” exhibition by Bansky, as well as the statue of the Duke of Wellington sitting outside of the museum, are among some of its best-known attractions.

Gallery of Modern Art bag policy

There’s a cloakroom at the Gallery of Modern Art, but this option for stowing your items may fill up quickly during peak times. To ensure you have somewhere safe to leave your things, book luggage storage with us.

Prince’s Square Shopping Centre

Looking to do some retail therapy on your trip to Glasgow? Look no further than Prince’s Street Shopping Centre, just a few minutes' walk from the train station. Take your time window shopping in the many stores inside the mall before stopping by one of the on site bars and restaurants for some refreshments. The mall also has a great cinema playing classic, mainstream, and independent films.

Airport travel from Glasgow Central Station

Glasgow Airport to Glasgow Central Station

This is the closest and also the main airport in Glasgow, most likely where you’ve arrived. There aren’t any trains that travel from the airport, but a quick and convenient express bus service arrives just outside the station. From the airport, hop on the 500 Airport Express bus and ride for about 15 minutes. You can get off at St Vincent Street, just a 5-minute walk from the train station. Tickets cost about £10.00 for a single adult pass.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport to Glasgow Central Station

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is a bit further away than the one mentioned above and often services cheaper flights. However, it’s super easy to get to since it has its very own train station. Trains travel between Prestwick Airport and Central Station regularly, and the whole journey only takes about 45 minutes. It’s also very affordable, with tickets costing £5.70.

Getting around London from Glasgow Central Station

If you have the time to venture further into Glasgow, take advantage of your train access and explore. Listed below are a few places that are easy to reach by train. Consider adding them to your itinerary.

Pollok Country Park

Escape from the busyness of city life and take a walk through Pollok Country Park. This lush public park is home to walking paths and highland cows, and in the heart of the grounds is the grand Pollok House, which features antique furniture, ceramics, and fine art. Getting to Pollok Country Park is easy; just grab a seat on the next train, and you’ll reach the Shawlands station in about 10 minutes. From here, it’s a short and pleasant walk to the park. Tickets can cost as low as £2.50.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

This museum and art gallery in the lush Kelvingrove Park is a nice spot to spend a few hours in Glasgow. The museum has been around since 1901 and is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The exhibits inside the gallery and museum cover everything from civic art to natural history, catering to art and history enthusiasts alike.

To get to Kelvingrove Park from the train platform, just take a short 4-minute ride to Cumbernauld. Take in the beauty of the city on a short 15-minute walk, and you’ll find yourself right outside the museum and gallery. Tickets for the train will only cost about £1.90.

The Hidden Lane

To find unique souvenirs and gifts or browse, make your way to The Hidden Lane. Despite its name, this place is hard to miss if you know where to look since it’s made up of a collection of colorful houses and buildings where you’ll find a range of designers, artists, jewelers, and workshops. 

There are about 100 studios, shops and businesses in the area, and reaching it only requires a short 4-minute train ride. Pay £1.90 for a ticket to the Exhibition Centre, and from there you’ll have to walk for about 8 minutes to reach The Hidden Lane.

Luggage storage near Glasgow Central Station

Glasgow is Scotland's busiest city, with many world-class museums, historic landmarks, and family-friendly excursions to enjoy. Rather than carrying bags from one attraction to the next, book a Glasgow baggage storage service with Bounce. You'll find several of our partner facilities in hotels and shops near Glasgow Central Station, where you can stash your suitcases before touring the area. Simply book through the Bounce app, and in minutes, you'll be ready for your Glasgow adventure.

If you can’t get enough of Glasgow, check out the beautiful Botanic Gardens or the Glasgow Women’s Library. For some late-night fun, you can dance and drink at Sub Club, one of the city’s most popular clubs right by Central Station. 

If visiting Glasgow is just a stop on your journey around the UK, don’t forget to download our app to easily check for luggage storage. We have plenty of locations in the UK and around the world, offering security and easy traveling for tourists all over the globe.

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