City Sightseeing Bus

City Sightseeing bus tours are a really fun way for children & adults alike to see Glasgow. The open-top buses operate year round from 09:30 until 16:30 and the complete tour lasts 1hr 20mins.

Tickets are valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days and you can hop on and hop off as often as you like at any of the 21 stops on route.

Explore beautiful Glasgow known for its rich design and architecture, not to mention its vibrant culture and warm hospitality aboard the top deck of a double-decker bus. At your own pace, hop on and hop off at churches, art galleries and scenic parks as you learn about life as a Glaswegian.

Marvel at the 12th-century medieval Glasgow Cathedral, recognised for its massive spires and medieval stone arches. Near the cathedral, stop by the Glasgow Necropolis, a hilltop Victorian cemetery overlooking the city. Its intricate statues, headstones and mausoleums offer a fascinating glimpse into this city's past.

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Walking

There are so many ways to see the city. Built on a grid system, walking around Glasgow is easy to navigate.

The Glasgow School of Art's award-winning guides will take you through two new City Walking Tours. Visitors and locals alike are invited to investigate art, architecture and design from Mackintosh's Glasgow and the legacy of his contemporaries on the 'Glasgow Style' tour, and also take on the 'Glasgow Miracle' tour, revealing the contemporary arts scene and remarkable creative regeneration of the post industrial city.

Eat Walk Glasgow takes visitors on a walking tour of Glasgow's culinary scene. Enjoy five food tastings, three drinks tastings and find out about Glasgow's history and architecture along the way. The tour lasts between 3-3.5 hours and by the end you will have a better feel for the city and ideas of places to visit during the rest of your stay.

Download the Glasgow Walking App by Glasgow City Council on your iPhone.

SPT Travel Centres

SPT Travel Centres will provide you with information about bus, coach, rail, subway and ferry travel in the Strathclyde area, as well as details about express coach travel and excursions.

Glasgow city centre:
Buchanan Bus Station
Killermont Street
Glasgow G2 3NW
Monday to Saturday 06:30-22:30
Sunday 07:00-22:30
(Last ticket sales 21:30)

Subway

What could be easier than the Subway which runs every 5 minutes at peak times?

The Subway is the easiest way to get around the City Centre and West End of Glasgow.

Trains

Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to the South, with Glasgow Queen Street Station operating routes mainly to Edinburgh and the North.

Further information.

Glasgow Taxis

With fleet of over 800 licensed taxis, Glasgow's Taxis are the biggest supplier in the UK outside London. With their distinctive black cabs they operate 5 and 6 seater cabs in and around the city. If their yellow light is on they can be flagged down on the street.

Call 0141 429 7070

Bus

First Bus Glasgow operate over 100 routes across the city.

Further information.

Bicycle

Cycling around Glasgow is a quick, easy and a fun way to get see the city! There are over 400 bikes

Nextbike Glasgow has bikes for hire in 43 locations, available 24/7. You can rent a bike via nextbike’s Android/iPhone App, by the on-bike computer, or by phoning +44 (0)20 816 69851. Rental starts at £1 for the first 30 minutes - get started - for hire in 43 locations, available 24/7.

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