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About Glasgow

As the largest city in Scotland, Glasgow played a major role in the Industrial Revolution, as well as developing the largest seaport in Britain. Together with its neighbour, Edinburgh, these cities are the most popular and populated within Scotland. Despite its cold, wet climate, Glasgow has a vibrant culture and has become a popular tourist destination within Britain.

Glasgow

Demographics

Local Time 05:40
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 610,200
Region Scotland
Languages English

How expensive is Glasgow?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Glasgow costs 17.5% more than in the rest of the country.

Shopping

Prices in Glasgow are on average 3.2% higher than in the other cities in United Kingdom.

Public Transport

Public transport in Glasgow costs around 6.6% less than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Glasgow is about 40.1% less expensive on average than in the rest of United Kingdom.

Travelling to Glasgow

Glasgow has three international airports within close proximity to the city; Glasgow Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Edinburgh International, all of which are within 50km of the city centre. The closest of these is Glasgow Airport, which is just 10km away and has a wide range of both national and international flights. Dedicated bus routes run from all of these airports into Glasgow city centre.

Glasgow Central railway station is the city’s main rail hub and is the station through which all trains going to or from England pass. There are many services to the rest of Scotland, and a direct line to London and the west coast.

National Express and Megabus services are the primary coach companies that operate routes to Glasgow and Scotland. Whilst the journey is long, the services are smooth and relatively cheap, and run from all major cities within Scotland and England.


How to Get Around Glasgow

Glasgow has 4 major bus companies: First, McGill’s, Stagecoach and Citybus. Between them, they have a vast network of routes that allow visitors to get to any part of the city very easily. There is also an underground metro service, which is one of the oldest in the world, as well as local train services.

Popular Journeys to Glasgow

via Lincoln, City Bus Station Glasgow, Buchanan
duration: 11:15 hrs
Departure
first: 09:00
last: 09:00
Arrival
earliest: 20:15
last: 20:15
  • Lincoln, City Bus Station
  • Glasgow, Buchanan

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04/11/2015 09:00 - 20:15 £10.92
via Lincoln Central Doncaster Edinburgh Waverley Glasgow Queen Street
duration: 06:01 hrs
Departure
first: 11:54
last: 11:54
Arrival
earliest: 17:55
last: 17:55
  • Lincoln Central
  • Doncaster
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Glasgow Queen Street

Offers:

05/05/2016 11:54 - 17:55 £49.01
via East Midlands Glasgow
duration: 02:10 hrs
Departure
first: 11:55
last: 11:55
Arrival
earliest: 14:05
last: 14:05
  • East Midlands
  • Glasgow

Offers:

05/05/2016 11:55 - 14:05 £70.72
via Gloucester Glasgow, Buchanan
duration: 09:05 hrs
Departure
first: 08:35
last: 08:35
Arrival
earliest: 17:40
last: 17:40
  • Gloucester
  • Glasgow, Buchanan

Offers:

03/10/2015 08:35 - 17:40 £71.79
via Gloucester Birmingham New Street Glasgow Central
duration: 05:26 hrs
Departure
first: 13:50
last: 13:50
Arrival
earliest: 19:16
last: 19:16
  • Gloucester
  • Birmingham New Street
  • Glasgow Central

Offers:

03/10/2015 13:50 - 19:16 £81.29
via Bristol Glasgow
duration: 02:15 hrs
Departure
first: 11:40
last: 11:40
Arrival
earliest: 13:55
last: 13:55
  • Bristol
  • Glasgow

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20/05/2016 11:40 - 13:55 £41.61
via Sunderland, Park Lane Glasgow, Buchanan
duration: 05:30 hrs
Departure
first: 12:15
last: 12:15
Arrival
earliest: 17:45
last: 17:45
  • Sunderland, Park Lane
  • Glasgow, Buchanan

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24/10/2015 12:15 - 17:45 £17.83
via Sunderland Newcastle Metro Newcastle Edinburgh Waverley Glasgow Queen Street
duration: 03:44 hrs
Departure
first: 10:11
last: 18:11
Arrival
earliest: 13:55
last: 22:00
  • Sunderland
  • Newcastle Metro
  • Newcastle
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Glasgow Queen Street

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11/05/2016 10:11 - 13:55 £17.15
14/05/2016 08:03 - 11:54 £28.79
20/05/2016 10:11 - 13:55 £28.79
28/05/2016 18:11 - 22:00 £17.15