Bus: Stations: Buchanan Bus Station


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Bus stances

Stance information is shown for guidance only. Customers should refer to departure screens on arrival.

Stance allocations for bus services departing from Buchanan bus station Glasgow.
Service Operator Destination Stance
X25/X25A Stagecoach Abronhill 2
X28 Stagecoach Seafar 3
X24 Stagecoach St Andrews 4
X26 Stagecoach Kirkcaldy 4
X27 Stagecoach Leven 4
X76 Stagecoach Cumnock/Irvine/Kilmarnock/Troon 5
X77 Stagecoach Ayr 6
X77N Stagecoach Ayr 6
4 Stagecoach Ayr 7
X37 Stagecoach Ardrossan 7
X74 Stagecoach Dumfries 7
X34 Stagecoach Irvine 8
X36 Stagecoach Ardrossan 8
X44 Stagecoach Ardrossan 8
X44B Stagecoach Irvine Cross 8
X23 McGill’s Erskine 9
X6A McGill’s Johnstone 10
X7 McGill’s Greenock 10
9 First Paisley 11
9A First Penilee/Braehead 12
X8 First Silverburn / Crookston Castle 13
X11 First West Crindledyke 15
240X Stuart’s Carluke/Lanark 16
54 Park’s Strathaven 16
X7 First Group’s M&D’s 17
240X Stuart’s Lanark 17
X1 First Earnock 18
263 First Hamilton bus station 19
267 First Hamilton 20
255 First Blantyre/Hamilton/Motherwell Station 21
240 First Carluke/Motherwell/Overtown/Pather 22
M11 Citylink/Megabus London Victoria 23
M11 Citylink/Megabus Aberdeen 24
S11 Citylink/Megabus London Victoria 28
S35 Citylink/Megabus Cardiff 28
10A/B10/C10 First Balfron 34
C8 First Balfron 35
X85 First Campsie Glen 36
X87 First Waterside 36
88/88A/88C First Bishopbriggs/Campsie Glen/Harestanes/Kilsyth(88A) 37
X86 First Falkirk bus station 38
27 McColls Kilsyth 38
89 First Kilsyth 38
89A First Torrance 38
89B First Bishopbriggs 38
68/71/71A McGill’s Torrance 39
72 McGill’s Kirkintilloch 39
X19 Stagecoach Queen Elizabeth University Hospitals 40
F1 McGill’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospitals 41
X3 First Seafar 42
X35 First Falkirk 43
X37 First Falkirk 43
X39 First Stirling 43
X5 First Abronhill 44
77 First Glasgow Airport 45
500 First Glasgow Airport 46
900 Citylink Edinburgh (Daytime Service Stance 48/89.Service after 23:00 from Stance 56) 48/49/56
901/906/906X McGill’s Largs 48/50
M8 Bruce’s Coaches Edinburgh 48
532 National Express Edinburgh 48
907 McGill’s Dunoon 50/51
336 National Express Plymouth 50
590 National Express London Victoria 50
532 National Express Plymouth 51
538/588 National Express Inverness Bus Station 51
M8 Citylink/Parks Dundee 52
M9 City/Megabus/Parks Aberdeen / Dundee 52
923 Citylink Edinburgh 53
G9 Citylink Aberdeen 53
534 National Express Hull 53
538/590/592 National Express Aberdeen 53
914 Citylink Fort William 54
336 National Express Edinburgh 54
539 National Express Bournemouth / Edinburgh 54
592 National Express London Victoria 54
G10 Citylink Inverness 54
537 National Express Corby 55
544 National Express London Victoria 55
926 Citylink Ardrishaig/Campbeltown 55
976 Citylink Oban 55
977 Citylink Oban 55
538 National Express Birmingham 55
L1 John McGinley Letterkenny 55
5 Sindbad Poland 55
M19 Citylink/Megabus Leeds 55
M20 Citylink/Megabus London 55
23 Orbis Warsaw 56
588 National Express London Victoria 56
900 Citylink Edinburgh (Daytime Service Stance 48/89.Service after 23:00 from Stance 56) 48/49/56
915/916 Citylink Portree/Uig 56
923 Citylink Belfast 56
926 Citylink Campbeltown 56
AIR Citylink Edinburgh Airport 57


Travel Centre

The travel centre is open 06:30 to 22:30 Monday to Saturday and 07:00 to 22:30 on Sunday. Ticket sales finish at 21:30. It is wheelchair accessible, has dropped counters and induction loops for disabled travellers.

Car Parking

Concert Square car park is situated next to the station. There is a multistorey car park located at Buchanan Galleries, off Killermont Street. There is also a drop-off area off Cowcaddens Road.


There is a 24 hour taxi (Glasgow Taxis) rank located off Cowcaddens Road.
Glasgow Taxis phone number is 0141 429 7070.

Bike Parking

New covered shelter have been installed near stance 33. There also a number of cycle racks available near the taxi rank on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bike Hire

NextBike, in collaboration with Glasgow City council, operate a bike hire scheme. There are racks on Killermont Street and Cowcaddens Road adjacent to the bus station.


The male and female toilets are located on the main concourse and are open daily between 06:00 and 23:00 with baby change facilities in both toilets. A charge of 30p applies to toilets and a change machine is located at the entrance to the toilets.

There is a disabled toilet, with baby change facility located in the same area. Access to the disabled toilet is controlled via a RADAR key, which can be obtained from the security guards.

Left Luggage Locker

Left Luggage Locker facilities are available at Buchanan Bus Station. All property being deposited in this facility is subjected to a search (normally via X-ray Scanner) prior to being accepted.

Maximum use is 24 hours only.

  • Small (hand baggage): £5.00
  • Medium (backpacks): £6.00
  • Large (large suitcases) £7.00

Lost property

If you have lost something in the bus station, please phone 0141 333 3708 (09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Saturday). For property lost on a bus or coach, please contact the relevant operator. All items lost/found (with the exclusion of perishable items) are sent to the Custodiers Department (Police Scotland):

Address: Jocelyn Square Glasgow G1 5JU (Off the Saltmarket)
Email: custodiers@scotland.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: 0141 532 2667 / 0141 532 2468 / 0141 532 2609
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday (Closed on Public Holidays).


All areas of the bus station and Travel Centre are accessible by wheelchair.

We use the REACT audio wayfinding system to give an alert directing the traveller to various key locations within the bus station. For more information about how to navigate the station, visit Describe Online’s guide for people who are blind or partially sighted.

All information and instructions are displayed in large print on screen and in an audio format.

To discuss accessibility needs phone 0141 333 3762.