How to Reach Glasgow - The Easiest Way to Reach Glasgow

There are two main airports close to Glasgow: Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick International Airport. In addition, there are two main railway stations in the city. Central Station, also known as Glasgow Central, serves trains coming from the south of the country and trains arriving from England. In addition, Queen Street Station serves trains coming from Edinburgh and any other station north of Glasgow. If you are traveling into the city from London, the sleeper services will most probably be run by First ScotRail. In regards to bus service for long distance voyages, you can go to Buchanan Bus Station located in the center of the city. Lastly, you can also travel by boat or car.

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Modes of Transportation in Glasgow

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Glasgow. The most preferred mode of transport in Glasgow is Car.

Average distance: 22.68 km Average time: 36.26 min

  • Car 36.36%
    Driving 39.25 min Walking 0.25 min Overall average time for 37.54 kms 39.5 min
  • Bike 13.64%
    Bike 25 min Walking 0.33 min Overall average time for 7.08 kms 25.33 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 4.55%
    Bus 50 min Overall average time for 17.7 kms 50 min
  • Walking 18.18%
    Walking 20.5 min Train 3.25 min Bike 2.5 min Waiting 2 min Overall average time for 3.51 kms 28.25 min
  • Train/Metro 13.64%
    Train 30 min Walking 6.67 min Waiting 6.33 min Bus 1.67 min Overall average time for 25.85 kms 44.67 min

How to Reach Glasgow from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Uddingston to Glasgow 19.94 km 19 mins
Hamilton to Glasgow 24.03 km 24 mins
Ayr to Glasgow 61.5 km 1 hour 1 mins
Dunoon to Glasgow 75.56 km 1 hour 15 mins
Edinburgh to Glasgow 118.61 km 1 hour 58 mins
Inverness to Glasgow 178.86 km 2 hours 58 mins
Belfast to Glasgow 233.36 km 3 hours 53 mins
Kendal to Glasgow 239.08 km 3 hours 59 mins
Inverurie to Glasgow 261.43 km 4 hours 21 mins
Ballymoney to Glasgow 266.65 km 4 hours 26 mins
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