Glasgow Directions

Glasgow Directions

Transport and Travel Directions for Glasgow

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Glasgow Transport and Travel Directions


Glasgow road
Glasgow is linked to Edinburgh and Greenock to the west via A8 and M8. One may enter Glasgow if coming from Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and the North West Highlands via the A82. Stirling and the North East are connected to Glasgow by the A80 and M80. Kilmarnock, Ayr and the South West have an access to Glasgow by A77/M77, while A74 and M74 are the main links to the South and England.
Glasgow - bus/coach
First Glasgow, Stage Coach, Arriva and McKindless are the chief bus operators. Strathclyde Partnership for Transport does part-fund some of the services.
Glasgow - tram
There is no tram service operational in Glasgow. For internal rail transport there is the Glasgow Subway which is a metro service. It also has above the ground network of suburban rail run by First ScotRail.
Glasgow - airport
Glasgow International Airport (GLA) in Paisley, Renfrewshire which is 13 km west of the city and Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (PIK) in Prestwick, Ayrshire at 46 km to the south-west are the two airports serving Glasgow.
Glasgow - boat/ferry
Ferries are almost obsolete after the construction of many bridges and tunnels. Though a few remain like the Renfrew Ferry between Renfrew and Yoker, and the Kilcreggan Ferry in Inverclyde, both run by SPT but not in the city boundary. Mainly catering to the pleasure cruise is the PS Waverley which provides services from Glasgow City Centre.
Glasgow - train
Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station


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