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Located in the heart of the city, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is one of Scotland’s most prestigious venues and world renowned classical, jazz, pop, rock and folk artists take to its stages for nearly 250 performances each year.

The venue has played host to the likes of BB King, Johnny Cash, Van Morrison, David Byrne, Ray LaMontagne, The Eels and Debbie Harry. Built in 1990 for Glasgow’s reign as European City of Culture, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is situated at the top of Buchanan Street – Glasgow’s main shopping thoroughfare.

Getting here

All of our venues are easy to find and highly accessible, whether you travel by plane, train or automobile – or even on foot! We are situated right in the heart of Glasgow city centre.

By Car

On the M8 motorway, take junction 16 (Aberfoyle/George Square turn off). Follow the signs for Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre.

By Bus

Buchanan Street Bus Station is directly across the road from the Killermont Street entrance to the venue. This hub is used by both local buses and national coach companies, and can provide you with up to date details on bus schedules, routes and ticket prices. For more information contact Travel Line Scotland or Buchanan Street Bus Station.

By Train

Queen Street Station is a three-minute walk from the venue and Central Station is ten minutes away. For information on rail travel within the UK, National Rail is the official source for all rail information, UK train times and timetables.

By Subway

The nearest subway station is Buchanan Street, which is approximately a three-minute walk from the venue.

By Bike

Public bicycle parking is available on Sauchiehall Street near the main entrance to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Seating plans

Seating plans for Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and City Halls are available to view below. These seating plans may change for individual events.

Pick your own seat is available for events with reserved seating. Any alterations to the layouts below will be available to view when booking your tickets. If you have any further queries about seating plans please contact the box office by email or by calling 0141 353 8000.

Circle Plan
Lower Plan

Virtual Tour

Enjoy a virtual tour of our Main Auditorium at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and visualise your view of the stage from your seat.

Virtual Tour


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​​​​​​Comprising a diverse range of spaces for every occasion, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall has played host to many amazing cultural events, including annual folk and roots festival Celtic Connections and the World Irish Dancing Championships. The Hall is also the home of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

The Main Auditorium is the largest performance space in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, and can seat 2,475 people. Other spaces in the hall include the 400 capacity Strathclyde Suite, the 300 capacity Exhibition Hall, the 120 capacity Buchanan Suite and multiple other breakout spaces.

It’s not all about music though, and we want your entire visit to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to be special. Make the most of your experience and take a wander through our exhibition space and gift shop, take advantage of our wifi access throughout the building, or sample the delicious menu in our Café Bar.

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