Here's how to find the Arches.

General queries: 0141 565 1000 |

The Arches,
253 Argyle Street,
G2 8DL

Box Office Opening times:

Mon-Fri: 9.30am-8pm
Sat: 10am-8pm

N.B. The Box Office and Cafe Bar are open on Sundays when there is an event on in the building – please consult individual events on the What’s On page, or call 0141 565 1000 or email to check.

FAQs and Booking Information

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Where to enter

The main entrance for all arts and corporate events, most gigs, the Box Office and the Cafe Bar is at 253 Argyle Street – underneath Heilanman’s Umbrella at the Central Station south entrance.

The entrance to club events and some large gigs is still at 30 Midland Street.

N.B. Please see individual events pages on the arts, gigs and clubs pages to confirm which entrance to use for this particular event.

How to get here

By Train: Leave Central Station by the south escalator (by Platform 11) onto Argyle St. The Arches is directly opposite. From Queen Street Station, turn right along George Street, left down Buchanan St and then right along Argyle Street.
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By Bus: From Buchanan Bus Station walk all the way down Buchanan Street until you reach Argyle Street and turn right.
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By Underground: Alight at St Enoch and exit at the Argyle Street entrance, turning left onto Argyle Street – the Arches is two minutes away.

By Car: Exit at Junction 19 off the M8 and follow signs for the city centre to get onto Argyle Street. Turn right down James Watt Street at the traffic lights, left at the bottom onto Clyde Street and then left again at the rail bridge up Oswald Street. Turn right along Midland Street for the club entrance or park on Oswald St for the Argyle St entrance which is on the right at the top of Oswald St.

Parking: On-street parking is restricted until after 6pm. There is a Thistle Car Park on the corner of Jamaica St and Howard St.

Customer Access

If you have any queries or access requirements please contact Box Office on 0141 565 1000 or

Wheelchair Access: We have level access to our Studio Theatre and main arch spaces as well as a wheelchair-accessible lift to our Café Bar and basement spaces. Accessible toilets are available in both the Café Bar and main arch spaces. There is room for up to six wheelchairs in our Studio Theatre – please let Box Office know when booking if any of your party are wheelchair users. A raised platform is available for wheelchair users at standing concerts – please let Box Office know in advance if this is required.

Guide dogs and hearing dogs welcome.

An Infra-red modulator is available in our Studio Theatre. Please let Box Office know in advance if this is required. An Induction Loop is available at Box Office – please turn your hearing aid to the T position.

Please ask Box Office or Front of House staff for help should you require assistance with any of our facilities. We offer free tickets to assistants for people with impairments to all Arches arts events.

Where to stay

The Arches can recommend Jurys Inn Glasgow – modern, excellent value for money and centrally located, this is ideal for leisure and business guests alike. Restaurant and bar on site – please mention the Arches for preferential rates.

For more information on where to stay in Glasgow please go to