Please also visit our ACCOMMODATION and GETTING AROUND GLASGOW pages.
IMPORTANT: Please note that you will need a passport to enter the UK if you are from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein – a national ID card can only be used in certain cases, such as having settled or pre-settled status under the EU settlement scheme. For anyone from outside the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein, you will need a valid passport (with the addition of a visa depending on the country you are from). More information on passport, ID card, and visa can be found here.
You can travel to Glasgow by train or by plane.
Glasgow airport and Edinburgh airport are the best options here.
Glasgow Airport provides great national and international links via a number of airlines daily. Once you land, you can take the Glasgow Airport Express bus (Service 500) to the City Centre.
Edinburgh Airport is approximately one hour away from Glasgow, which means that you will need to find transportation to the city once there. Available options include taking a taxi or taking a bus. More information on how to get from Edinburgh Airport to Glasgow can be found here.
Glasgow is also accessible via its two main train stations, Central and Queen Street.
For tickets and further information, visit https://www.scotrail.co.uk, https://www.nationalrail.co.uk or https://www.thetrainline.com.
Getting to the University:
The West End, where the University is located, can be accessed via the subway (Hillhead station), by train (Partick station) or using one of the City’s regular bus services (e.g. Services 4A, 2 or 77).
Glasgow Taxis https://www.glasgowtaxis.co.uk +44141 429 7070
GlasGO Cabs https://glasgocabs.co.uk +44141 332 5050
Network Private Hire https://networkprivatehire.com +44141 557 1110
Taxi cost from the Glasgow airport to the University of Glasgow Campus is around £25-£30.