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

ESSENTIALS

A QUICK GUIDE TO SOME THINGS YOU WILL WANT TO HAVE BEFORE YOU VISIT GLASGOW

UMBRELLA / RAIN JACKET

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Glasgow is know for its rainfall, even in the summer months, so bring a brolly just in case.

COMFY SHOES / WALKING BOOTS

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The city is built on a series of drumlins, so bring a good pair of shoes for those steep hills.

TASTE BUDS

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Hearty beer, fiery whiskies, spicy haggis and succulent salmon - indulge those taste buds!

A SENSE OF HUMOUR

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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

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Glasgow Airport (International)

glasgowairport.com

t: 0844 481 555

Glasgow Airport (Preswick)

glasgowpreswick.com

t: 0871 223 0700

TRAIN

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Glasgow Central / Queen St

networkrail.co.uk

t: 08457 48 49 50

Glasgow Subway (SPT)

spt.co.uk/subway

t: 0141 332 6811

BUS

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Buchanan Bus Station

spt.co.uk/bus

t: 0141 333 3708

First Bus Glasgow

firstbus.co.uk

t: 0345 646 0707

TAXI

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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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