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Travel Guide

Getting to Glasgow

With three international airports, easy road and rail access from across the UK, getting to Glasgow could not be easier! Plan your journey using the following information and make sure you don’t miss out on all the action.

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Air
Glasgow is served by three international airports – Glasgow International, Glasgow Prestwick and Edinburgh International.


Glasgow International Airport is located 15 minutes from the city centre with frequent direct services available. There are direct shuttle bus services departing every 10 minutes from £ 6.50 a single. Or you can get a taxi from the rank right at the airport. Taxi fares are approximately £20 one-way to city-centre, pre-book your taxi by calling 0141 889 1813 or email taxis@glasgowairport.com.

In addition both Glasgow Prestwick and Edinburgh International Airports are just 45 minutes’ drive from Glasgow city centre. Each airport offers a combination of direct train and bus links for both airports to Glasgow city centre.

For more information on traveling by air click here.

 

Rail
Glasgow has two major railway stations in the city centre serving routes from the north (Glasgow Queen Street Station) and south (Glasgow Central Station). Both are well connected to the city’s rail, subway and bus networks for onward travel.

Click here for a location map for Glasgow Central Station. 

Click here for a location map for Glasgow Queen Street.

You can plan your train journey with National Rail on their website.

If you’re travelling across Scotland only, then plan your journey with Scot Rail. Don’t forget - Kids Go Free with Scot Rail.

If you’re joining us from elsewhere, Scot Rail offer various travel passes which make exploring Scotland great value and very simple.

 

By Car
Glasgow is at the centre of a major road hub making access incredibly easy by car. Scotland has an extensive motorway road network. 

For further information please click here.

 


By Coach
City Link and National Express provide regular coach services to Glasgow from all over.

For further information please visit National Express or Scottish City Link.

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