All you need to know about getting about in and around Glasgow. Below you will find information about: Glasgow Airport; Prestwick Airport; Central Rail Station; Queen St Rail Station; The Subway, Buses, Car Hire, Private Cabs and Cycle Hire. We've also included a map to help you navigate your way around this great city!
Glasgow International Airport is an international airport located 8 miles (13 km) south west of Glasgow city centre, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew. Information includes: - Real time flight arrival and departure information - how to get to and from the airport (buses, trains, taxis and cars) - Shopping and eating (public and airside) - Airport parking.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is an international airport located 1.2 miles northeast of the town of Prestwick in Ayrshire, which itself is 32 miles from the city centre of Glasgow. Information includes: - Real time flight arrival and departure information - how to get to and from the airport (buses, trains, taxis and cars) - Shopping and eating (public and airside) - Airport parking.
Glasgow Central Railway Station
Central rail station is slap bang in the centre of Glasgow (as the name suggests!) and easily accessible from anywhere in the city centre. Information includes: - real time arrivals and departures - getting to and from the station - station facilities - parking - food, drink and shopping.
Glasgow Queen Street Railway station
Queen Street station is the second major railway station in Glasgow city. It's a 10 minute walk from Central station and is adjacent to George Square. You can also catch the Glasgow Subway from Buchanan Street station next door. Information includes: - real time arrivals and departures - getting to and from the station - station facilities - parking - food, drink and shopping.
The Subway system is one of the most efficient ways of travelling around the city and is a true Glasgow icon. Information includes: - Using the Subway - tickets and fares - park and ride.
http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/glasgow/ http://www.citylink.co.uk/index.php http://www.stagecoachbus.com/ http://www.nationalexpress.com/coach/destinations/scotland/glasgow/glasgow-introduction.aspx http://www.glasgowcitybus.co.uk/
Glasgow is served by a number of bus comapnies including First, Scottish Citylink, Stagecoach, National Express, Citybus and Arriva. Generally they all serve stops in the city with Stagecoach, National Express and Citylink providing services to further afield.
Glasgow Car Hire
Listed below are a number of car hire companies with pick up points in central Glasgow.
Avis, Glasgow Central Station, Gordon Street, Glasgow - http://www.avis.co.uk/CarHire/Europe/United-Kingdom/Scotland/Glasgow
Enterprise, 31-41 Mollinsburn Street, Glasgow - http://www.enterprise.co.uk/car_rental/deeplinkmap.do?gpbr=SC06&bid=004&cnty=GB
Hertz, 138 Hydepark Street, Glasgow - http://www.hertz.co.uk/
Glasgow Private Hire Taxis
As you might imagine Glasgow is well served by private hire cab companies - remember you must book in advance as they can't stop if you hail them! Below is listed a small selection of the available companies.
Glasgow Private Hire - 0141 7743000 - http://glasgowprivatehire.com/
Pacific Cars Ltd - 0141 4294040 - http://www.pacificcarsltd.com/
Glasgow Cycle Hire
If you fancy a more energetic means of exploring Glasgow then the following outlets will hire out pedal cycles for you.
Gear Bikes, 19 Gibson Street, Glasgow. Tel 0141 3391179 - http://gearbikes.com/bike-hire
Billy Bilsland Cycles, 176 Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5LA. Tel 0141 5520841 - http://billybilslandcycles.co.uk/hire-bikes
To help you find your bearings and navigate round this great city, here's a link to Google Map: