Getting around the city

Glasgow is a compact and walkable city. Built on a grid system, it is easy to navigate on foot or by public transport.


Scotland’s only Subway system’s circular route is a fast and efficient way to travel around particularly in the city centre, west end and south side areas. For a subway map click here
To download iShoogle the official Subway app, click here

Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to the South. Glasgow Queen Street Station operates routes mainly to Edinburgh, the North of the city and Northern Scotland. To book tickets or to see timetables, visit Scotrail.

First Bus Glasgow is the largest bus operating company in Scotland, with over 1000 buses in operation.

Glasgow’s taxi drivers are known to be some of the friendliest in the world!
Glasgow Taxis operate 5-seater “black cabs” in and around the city. If their yellow light is on they can be flagged down on the street, or alternatively call +44 (0) 141 429 70 70 to book.

City Sightseeing Bus

Hop on / hop off bus tours operate year round and are a great way to get around – buses depart from George Square throughout the day. For more information click here.