Knowledge Train | Travel to and from Glasgow

Travel to and from Glasgow

Knowledge Train Glasgow,
9 Newton Place,
Glasgow G3 7PR,
United Kingdom.

Public transport

Glasgow has a large urban transport system, including bus services, urban rail and continental railways. The main bus terminal in the city is Buchanan bus station.

Glasgow has the most extensive urban rail network in the United Kingdom outside London, with rail services travelling to a large part of the West of Scotland. Central station and Queen Street station are the two main rail stations.

Buchanan Bus Station
Buchanan Bus Station
Queen Street Station – North Hanover Street, Glasgow G1 2AF, United Kingdom.
Queen Street Station

The city is linked to Edinburgh by four direct railway links. The Glasgow Subway is the United Kingdom’s only completely underground metro system and is generally recognised as the world’s third oldest underground railway.

As part of the wider regeneration along the banks of the River Clyde, a bus rapid transit system is operational between Glasgow City Centre to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.


The City of Glasgow College, Nautical Campus, trains deck officers and marine engineers from around the world.

The main operational dock within Glasgow is the King George V Dock. Leisure and tourist sailing boats dock at marinas around the Firth of Clyde, including the PS Waverley, the world’s last operational seagoing paddle-steamer.

City of Glasgow College, Nautical Campus – 21 Thistle Street, Glasgow G5 9XB, United Kingdom.
City of Glasgow College, Nautical Campus


The main M8 motorway passes around the city centre and connects with the M77, M74, M73 and M80 motorways, all of which pass within the city’s boundaries.


Glasgow Airport – Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, PA3 2ST.
Glasgow Airport

The city has 2 international airports as well as a seaplane terminal located within the city – Glasgow Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Glasgow Seaplane Terminal.

There is a heliport, Glasgow City Heliport, located at Stobcross Quay on the banks of the Clyde.

All of the international airports are easily accessible by public transport, with bus routes from the main bus station and direct rail connections.

Map showing Glasgow stations

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