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Glasgow is easy to get to whether you're travelling by air, road, sea or rail. And, once you're here it's great to walk or cycle around, or simply jump on the quick and efficient train system or one of the many buses.

Taxis won't cost you a fortune and are readily available. Some local firms and Taxi numbers are listed below. Booking is advisable on evenings.

Although Greater Glasgow sprawls out for nearly 80 square miles, the central area of the city is compact and can be easily negotiated by foot. For the visitor, Central Glasgow can be divided into two main areas - the City Centre, which makes up the majority and contains much of the city’s shopping and entertainment district, as well as its commercial heart, and the West End – the bohemian area of cafés, restaurants and bars surrounding the University of Glasgow and Kelvingrove Museum. The best way to get good vistas of the city is to climb the many “drumlins” (hills) upon which the central area is built upon.


Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is one of the UK's busiest international airports, with more than eight million passengers a year, flying to around 90 destinations worldwide. It is Scotland's principal long haul gateway and is owned by BAA, which also owns Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Southampton, Aberdeen and Edinburgh airports.

Address: Glasgow Airport Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland PA3 2SW
Tel: 0844 481 5555

Glasgow Bus Station

Glasgow Bus Station- Buchanan Bus Station is the main bus terminus in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland.

Address: 174 Buchanan Street Glasgow G1 2LW
Tel: 0141 3333762

Glasgow Train Station

Glasgow Train Station, Glasgow Central is the busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London. Around 34 million people embark or arrive at Glasgow Central each year according to Network Rail.

Address: Glasgow Central station Gordon Street Glasgow G1 3SL
Tel: 0141 335 4352

Where is Glasgow?

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in Scotland's west central lowlands, and it has fantastic transport links with the rest of the UK and Europe, making it an easily accessible destination whatever your chosen mode of transport.