Compact and easy to travel around, Glasgow has excellent transport links to the rest of the UK, Europe and overseas, with London only an hour’s flight away. It is just 40 minutes from Loch Lomond and 45 minutes by train to Edinburgh, meaning Glasgow is a prime location, no matter where you want to go.
Glasgow has a well-developed transport system featuring two airports, numerous bus services and an extensive urban rail network.
- Glasgow International Airport is 12 km away from Glasgow city centre. The airport bus is a fast and affordable transport option. Taxi will take around 20 minutes and cost ~£20-£25.
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport is a 45 minute train journey from the city centre, arriving at Glasgow Central Station.
- Glasgow has two large train stations, where delegates from all over the UK can travel to – Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station – both of which are a short walk to the Strathclyde campus
- The M8 motorway passes through the city centre, providing convenient road access
Detailed information on transport links can be found here.