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Travel and Accommodation

Our service is located in the:

Ophthalmology Out Patient Department
Gartnavel General Hospital
1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow

Please click on “travel” below to help plan your journey. If you plan to travel the day before the clinic, please click on “accommodation” below. 


We have bus and train links that travel to Gartnavel General Hospital daily.

Traveling by Train

Hyndland Station is the nearest train stop to Gartnavel General Hospital. We are a 5 to 10 minute walk from the Hyndland Station. Trains leave both Glasgow Queen Street Station and Glasgow Central Station every 10-15 minutes. The journey takes roughly 10 minutes to get to there. The following websites will help you plan your train journey if you are traveling from else where in Scotland:

Traveling by Bus

Buses run frequently to from Glasgow City Centre to Great Western Road; this is a 5 minute walk to the main entrance to the hospital. Travel time may take up to 30 minutes during rush hour. The buses run every 10-15 minutes from the city centre. Please see the following links for time tables and to plan your journey:

Travel Help for Visitors

When visiting family members on the ward, people who are elderly or live with a disability may find the evening hospital visitor transport service useful:


Parking is extremely limited at Gartnavel General Hospital. A maximum four hour stay operates in patient and visitor car parks from 7.30am until 4.30pm Monday to Friday. If there are no spaces, the Glasgow Pond Hotel next to Gartnavel General Hospital offer parking at reasonable rates. There is a designated drop off points outside all the entrances to the hospital. Please avoid parking on disabled spaces unless you hold a valid badge, and also taking care not to park on ambulance car parks or yellow lines.


We appreciate that patients and relatives may be travelling a long distance to attend the clinic. If you choose to travel the day before, Leonardos Inn Hotel is next to Gartnavel General Hospital. Please see their website for reservation and bookings.