TOURIST INFORMATION

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.

TOURIST GUIDES

TOURIST CHECKLIST
GLASGOW TRANSLATED
BEYOND GLASGOW


ESSENTIALS

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.

TASTE BUDS

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.



TRAVEL

For bus, train and subway stations, and timetables, visit Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT)


AIRPORT

Glasgow Airport (International)

glasgowairport.com

t: 0844 481 555


Glasgow Airport (Preswick)

glasgowpreswick.com

t: 0871 223 0700


TRAIN

Glasgow Central / Queen St

networkrail.co.uk

t: 08457 48 49 50


Glasgow Subway (SPT)

spt.co.uk/subway

t: 0141 332 6811


BUS

Buchanan Bus Station

spt.co.uk/bus

t: 0141 333 3708


First Bus Glasgow

firstbus.co.uk

t: 0345 646 0707


TAXI

Glasgow Taxis

glasgowtaxis.co.uk

t: 0141 429 7070


Uber Glasgow

uber.com

t: via the app




ACCOMODATION

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.

We recommend Booking.com to find the best hotel deals in Glasgow

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