Get Around Glasgow


On Foot

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Walk through the city’s urban landscape

Glasgow is a pedestrian-friendly city, with many pedestrianised streets and pavements throughout. You can easily explore the city on foot, and the River Clyde has several footbridges.

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Travel the Clockwork Orange

By Subway

Hop on the Glasgow Subway to reach many of Glasgow’s best attractions. Our easy-to-navigate subway is the third oldest subway system in the world and serves the city centre and surrounding neighbourhoods.

The subway runs between 06:30-23:15 every day except Sunday, when it operates between 10:00-17:50. Trains are typically every 4-8 minutes and there are two lines, Inner and Outer. Each line calls at all stops and a complete circle takes approximately 24 minutes.

Single, return and all-day tickets are available.


Frequent buses serve the city centre and surrounding areas.

By Bus

Glasgow is served by three main bus operators: First, McGill’s and Stagecoach. A variety of single, return, day or week passes are available.

Buchanan Bus Station is the main bus terminus in Glasgow, Scotland.

Frequent buses serve the city centre and the surrounding areas.

Buses run from the city centre to all major surrounding airports, with First Bus service 500 running 24 hours a day between Glasgow Airport and Buchanan Bus Station.


By Train

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Catch a train from Queen Street or Central Station

Scotrail trains run from Glasgow to the surrounding areas throughout the day. Glasgow city centre is connected via two main train stations, Central Station and Queen Street.

Tickets can be purchased from machines or kiosks in the station using cash or card payments.


By Taxi


Taxi ranks can be found across the city

Nobody knows the city like Glasgow Taxis.  With over 800 licensed taxis on the city’s roads 24 hours a day, every day of the year, you can always be assured of a friendly service.   All the drivers are trained and certified to the highest standards and can always be relied on for a bit of the Glasgow banter!

Ranks can be found across the city or black cabs can be hailed from the street.


By Bike


Nextbike is in Glasgow

Glasgow is home to a public bike hire scheme, operated by Nextbike. Rental starts at £1 for the first 30 minutes and there are over 43 locations throughout the city. There are multiple cycle routes in Glasgow, more information can be found here.