Castle Street, Glasgow
Glasgow Cathedral is located within walking distance of the city centre and is next to the Royal Infirmary.
By Foot: From George Square go north along the side of Queen Street Station on North Hanover Street. At the traffic lights, turn right and go along Cathedral Street to the end. Cross the road at the junction with Castle Street. Cathedral Precinct is on your right.
By Public Transport: There are a number of buses which leave from the city centre that pass near to the cathedral. The nearest train station is Glasgow High Street. You can obtain up to date information on buses and trains from Traveline Scotland’s website, First Bus Glasgow or National Rail Enquiries.
By Car: Exit the M8 at junction 15 and follow the signs for Glasgow Cathedral. Pay-and-display car parks are available in the vicinity.
There is no admission charge for the Cathedral but visitors can make a donation to Historic Environment Scotland, towards the upkeep of the building.
Cathedral Visiting Times:
Because of the changing Covid regulations please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for accurate opening times and to book a visit. Unless you book via their website, you may be refused entry. To attend a Church Service you need to book here on the website
Please note that currently the scheduled opening times may vary in accordance with events such as funerals and unfavourable weather may necessitate closure of the Cathedral without prior notice being given here. We hope you will be understanding if you arrive and the building is closed to the public. Each year the Cathedral will be closed for visitors on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. There are regular morning Services, at 11:00 on Christmas Day and either Boxing Day, or New Year’s Day in the years when these days fall on a Sunday.
The Historic Environment Scotland Shop is open when the Cathedral is open to the public.
Historic Environment Scotland Explorer Pass – HES website
This is the website of Glasgow Cathedral’s Church of Scotland Congregation.