Glasgow is one of the friendliest cities in the world and the local Glaswegians will be happy to help you if you need directions or recommendations. On this page is information about travel, accommodation, and essentials.
Also be sure to check out our tourist guides, including a checklist of things to do before you leave the city, translations of some of the more common and colourful phrases you may hear during your visit, and information on some the amazing sites that can be found within easy reach of Glasgow.
A QUICK GUIDE TO SOME THINGS YOU WILL WANT TO HAVE BEFORE YOU VISIT GLASGOW
UMBRELLA / RAIN JACKET
Glasgow is know for its rainfall, even in the summer months, so bring a brolly just in case.
COMFY SHOES / WALKING BOOTS
The city is built on a series of drumlins, so bring a good pair of shoes for those steep hills.
Hearty beer, fiery whiskies, spicy haggis and succulent salmon - indulge those taste buds!
A SENSE OF HUMOUR
The citizens of Glasgow love a good laugh, so bring a sense of humour to join in the banter.
For bus, train and subway stations, and timetables, visit Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT)
Glasgow Airport (International)
t: 0844 481 555
Glasgow Airport (Preswick)
t: 0871 223 0700
Glasgow Central / Queen St
t: 08457 48 49 50
Glasgow Subway (SPT)
t: 0141 332 6811
Glasgow has hundreds of hotels that cater to a variety of budget and location needs. Here is a selection we would recommend based on personal experience.
SEE MORE OF GLASGOW
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