Glasgow Christmas Market Parking
Information about Parking in Glasgow Christmas Market
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Glasgow is a port city, residing by the River Clyde in West Scotland, and home to the favoured Christmas markets. Spread out over St Enoch and George Square, get in the Christmas spirit with over 50 chalets from all over the globe, selling homemade crafts, sweet treats, festive gifts and more. You won't go hungry either, try a hog roast, a German bratwurst sausage, or even some local crispy duck rotisseries and then warm yourself through with some hot mulled wine.
There is a 50 foot Christmas tree, beautifully decorated and shining bright with lights and Scotland’s largest ice rink. At George Square, there is a traditional carousel, a family favourite among all and then the quintessential big wheel. There are also plenty of street entertainers and musicians really making you feel like you’re walking in a Christmas wonderland.
The Christmas markets usually open from the second week in November to the 29th December on St Enoch Square from 9.00am to 10.00pm and George Square from 10.00am to 10.00pm. Children can meet Father Christmas and maybe get an early present from him, ride on some of the rides available and taste some of the many delicatessen foods on offer. Those without children can browse the array of stalls and then take a break in the handmade and very authentic German bars that serve traditional beers.
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Parking at Glasgow christmas market
There are plenty of car parks a short distance away from all of that Christmas magic happening in the heart of Glasgow. Mitchell Street, Glasgow the Glasshouse, George Street and St Enoch car parks are all in short walking distances to various parts of the wonderful Christmas market.
NCP Mitchell Street car park (G1 3LN) has 184 spaces with two disabled bays. It is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Blue badge holders who park in designated disabled bays are required to pay for parking.
- 1 hour - £4.00
- 1 to 2 hours - £9.00
- 2 to 3 hours - £13.00
- 3 to 4 hours - £17.00
- 4 to 5 hours - £21.00
- 5 to 24 hours - £25.00
- Night rate (5.00pm to 2.00am) - £5.50
NCP Glasgow the Glasshouse car park (G1 1UP) has 504 spaces and four disabled bays. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including bank holidays. Blue badge holders parking in disabled bays are required to pay for parking.
- 1 hour - £4.00
- 1 to 2 hours - £8.00
- 2 to 3 hours - £12.00
- 3 to 4 hours - £15.00
- 4 to 5 hours - £19.00
- 5 to 24 hours - £22.00
- Early bird entry (6.00am to 9.00am) - £7.00
- Night rate (5.00pm to 2.00am) - £5.00
NCP George Street car park (G1 1RS) has 274 spaces and 2 disabled bays. It is open Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day, including bank holidays. Disabled blue badge holders who park in designated disabled bays are expected to pay the parking tariff whilst parked in this car park.
- 1 hour - £4.00
- 1 to 2 hours - £8.50
- 2 to 3 hours - £12.50
- 3 to 4 hours - £15.50
- 4 to 5 hours - £19.50
- 5 to 6 hours - £22.50
- 6 to 24 hours - £26.00
All information can be found on the NCP page for the above car parks and other car parks in close proximity in the centre of Glasgow where the Christmas market will be taking place.
St Enoch car park (G1 4BW) has 900 spaces including around 20 disabled bays. Blue badge holders who park in disabled bays must also pay a parking charge.
Opening times for the car park:
- Monday to Wednesday - 7.30am to 8.00pm
- Thursday - 7.30am to 9.00pm
- Friday to Saturday - 7.30am to 8.00pm
- Sunday - 8.00am to 7.00pm
- Bank Holidays - 8.00am to 7.00pm
Charges Monday to Saturday:
- Up to 1 hour - £2.00
- Up to 2 hours - £3.80
- Up to 3 hours - £5.50
- Up to 4 hours - £7.00
- Up to 5 hours - £8.50
- Up to 7 hours - £12.50
- Up to 9 hours - £17.00
- 24 hours - £20.00
- Up to 1 hour - £2
- Over 1 hour - £3.00 (Flat rate until 7.00pm)
All parking details for parking at St Enoch, including charges, can be found by clicking here.
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There are three main train stations that serve the central of Glasgow, all of which are in close distance to where the Christmas Markets are.
Glasgow Central (G1 3SL), has links with the rest of Scotland and the North of England. To the likes of Edinburgh, East Kilbride and Motherwell, as well as Carlisle, Preston and London Euston in England.
Glasgow Queen Street (G1 2AF), has connections across most of the north of Scotland. To and from the likes of Helensburgh Central, Dundee, Airdrie and Edinburgh.
Argyle Street (G2 8DL), has departures throughout Glasgow and beyond. With links to Larkhall, Dalmuir, Whifflet and Milgavie.
There is an expansive bus network across Glasgow and getting a bus that stops within a short walk from the heart of the Christmas markets is easy. Both First Group and City link would be the best for gaining information on routes, timetables and prices.
Closest stops being: St Enoch Subway, Buchanan Street, Argyll Arcade, Howard Street and Central Station.
Postcodes for car parks within a 5 minute walk from the Christmas markets:
G1 1RS, G1 1UP, G1 3LN and G1 4BW.
Glasgow is accessible from the M8 from Edinburgh and via the M6 onto the A74 from the North and North West of England. Or the A1 via the A66 onto the M6 from London.
Glasgow airport offers domestic flights across Scotland, England, Ireland and to some European cities.
It’s a 17 minute drive, or a direct 15 minute express bus service into the city centre of Glasgow.
There are 15 subway stations which span across 6 miles from the West End and the City Centre of Glasgow. Stops closest to the Christmas markets would be St Enoch and Buchanan Street.
See SPT for more information on prices, planning your journey and tram stops throughout the Glasgow area.
Disabled Parking at Glasgow christmas market
Mitchell Street, Glasgow the Glasshouse, George Street and St Enoch car parks, all have designated disabled bays. They are not free and blue badge holders who park in them must display their badges and pay the parking tariff on exit from the car park.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to the Glasgow Christmas market, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Glasgow. The closest ones to Glasgow Christmas market are:
- Buchanan Galleries
- Bothwell Street
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Glasshouse and George Street NCP car parks have charges that apply on weekends and bank holidays which are the same as during the week.
St Enoch car park is open on Saturdays from 7.30am to 8.00pm and Sundays and bank holidays from 8.00am to 7.00pm.
Mitchell Street charges £25.00 for 5 to 24 hours and a night rate of £5.50 between 5.00pm to 2.00am.
Glasgow the Glasshouse charges £22.00 for 5 to 24 hours and a night rate of £5.00 between 5.00pm to 2.00am.
George Street charges £26.00 for 6 to 24 hours.
St Enoch charges £20.00 for 24 hours, there is no access to your car.
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What is there to do at Glasgow Christmas market?
Browse up to 50 chalets full of festive delights, homemade crafts and delicious treats. Take selfies in front of the stunningly decorated Christmas tree or skate your hearts away on the ice rink.
What is the nearest public transport available to the Glasgow Christmas market?
There are three train stations, Glasgow Central, Queens Street and Argyle Street all a short walk away and two subway stations, St Enoch and Buchanan Street.
When is the Glasgow Christmas market?
From the second week of November all the way to around 29th December
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Latest Glasgow Christmas Market parking reviews
Nice and easy parking directly at Hilton HotelLars-Olof
Easy enough to find. Great location tbhDonna
Easy to find. Close to the city centre. RecommendedRajendra
The location of the car park can be a bit confusing as it is next to the NCP car park and the entrance is at rear of the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. There were a few spaces when I arrived but not many disabled spaces. There are two floors, that I noticed, so there may have many more spaces available. The spaces are ok but are a bit narrow. There weren't any barriers on entry or exit so I presume that's there's a camera reading your vehicle registration plate. The location is good for city centre shopping or anything else that you would like to do. Overall it was value for money as you able to take your vehicle in and out of the car park as many times during your booked time slot.Bhavesh
Two crisp, clean white lines embracing a sensual 2 x 1.8m filling of dark grey tarmac. Nearby trees offer shade from the sun and the resident birds provide endless possibilities of entertainment when I leave my kids in the car unattended to go to the pub. 10/10 would recommend. It's like Disneyland, but for cars.Michael
Easy to find, easy to use. Had to extend stay due to show over running and it didn’t cost extra. Would use again.Mike