By Road

By Bus
Buchanan Bus Station is Glasgow’s only bus terminus and is located north of Sauchiehall Street, between the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Glasgow Caledonian University. It provides local services around the city and its suburbs, as well as inter-city services across Scotland and to the rest of the UK, including Edinburgh and London.

By Car
Scotland has an extensive motorway road network. Glasgow is linked to Edinburgh with the M8, England on the M74, Stirling with the M80 and the West Coast of Scotland with the M77.

AA
The AA provides information about driving in the UK including maps, routes planners and travel insurance.

Traffic Scotland
Up to date traffic and roadworks information.

By Rail

By Rail

Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to all UK cities. Glasgow Queen Street Station operates routes mainly to Central and Northern Scotland.

  • 20 direct trains per day from London
  • Return London train fare from only £26
  • Direct trains from Edinburgh every 15 mins

Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains offers on-line booking, route maps, travel information and useful details on chosen destinations, as well as information about on-board services, passenger assistance and business travel.

National Rail Enquiries
National Rail Enquiries provides a searchable timetable and useful journey planner, as well as details on facilities at major UK stations and points of interest in the local area.

ScotRail
Scotland’s Rail Operator gives you details on the West Highland Line, the North Highland Line and Caledonian Sleepers (overnight trains from Scotland to London). You will also find timetables, special ticket offers and other useful travel links.

By Air

By Air

Glasgow City has :

  • Three international airports within 45 miles
  • Direct flights from 130 destinations
  • Direct flights from North America – Calgary, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Toronto, Vancouver
  • Only one stop away via London, Amsterdam, Dubai or Reykjavik
  • Low cost direct European connections
  • Most European destinations within 2 hours travel time
  • 40 return flights from London per day
  • Only one hour travel by air from London

Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Airport is Scotland’s long-haul gateway, with some 30 airlines serving around 90 destinations worldwide.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is south west of the city and is a 45 minute direct train link from Glasgow City Centre.

Edinburgh International Airport
Edinburgh Airport is only 45 minutes from Glasgow.

Airports to the city

Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Airport is Scotland’s long-haul gateway, with some 30 airlines serving around 90 destinations worldwide.

Glasgow Shuttle
500 Glasgow Shuttle service, operated by First Bus, incorporates stops in close proximity to several accommodation locations. This direct journey into the City Centre departs every 10 minutes from the front of the terminal building.

Glasgow Taxis
On arrival at the airport you can call and book a taxi with Glasgow Taxis on +44 (0) 141 429 7070.

Glasgow Airport Taxis
Glasgow Airport Taxis are always located immediately outside the terminal building or can also be booked by calling +44 (0) 141 848 6363.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is south west of the city and is a 45 minute direct train link from Glasgow City Centre.
Scotrail
Scotland’s Rail Operator gives you details on timetables, special ticket offers and other useful travel links.

Stagecoach X77
The coach departs form Prestwick Airport at the A79 Bus Stop and terminates at Buchanan Street Bus Station in Glasgow.

Edinburgh International Airport

Edinburgh Airport is only 45 minutes from Glasgow.

Airlink 100
The Airlink 100 service departs from stance 19 and will travel into the heart of Edinburgh, including a stop at Waverley train station.

Airlink N22
In the early hours, the N22 takes the same route as the Airlink 100 to the centre of Edinburgh.

Central Taxis
“Black Cabs” are provided by Central Taxis and you can find these waiting outside the terminal building or you can also book one in advance on +44(0)131 229 2468

Edinburgh Airport Taxis
Edinburgh Airport Taxis can be booked in advance on +44 (0)131 663 6526

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