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Travel to Glasgow

Maps of the Glasgow Caledonian University Campus and its location in relation to the city's main rail, coach and bus stations are shown in the attached link

Routes into Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University is situated at the heart of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, close to all major transport links. This means that no matter where you are in the country, travelling to the University is very simple, whether it's by plane, train or car.

  • AIR:
    • Glasgow International Airport
      Tel: 0870 040008
      The airport is situated eight miles to the west of the University. There is an airport bus service to the city centre. The taxi fare is in the region of £13-15. Glasgow International Airport has direct flight connections
      to London and all major European hubs, plus North America and the Middle East.
    • Glasgow Prestwick International Airport
      Tel: +44 (0) 1292 511000
      The airport is situated 22 miles south-west of the University. There is a railway station at the airport and an airport bus service to the city centre.
    • Edinburgh Airport www.edinburghairport.com

Tel:+44 (0)870 040 0007

The airport is situated 46 miles East of Glasgow. There is an airport bus service to Edinburgh city centre and from there Glasgow is easily acessible by train or by bus.

  • RAIL: Intercity links to all major cities. Frequent services to Edinburgh (50 minutes) and London (5 hours). There are two city-centre terminals: Queen Street (5 minutesí walk from the University) and Central Station (10 minutesí walk).
  • COACH: Buchanan Bus Station is the main terminus for long distance coaches. The University is across the road from Buchanan Bus Station.
  • ROAD: The University is easily accessible from Junction 16 (Westbound) or Junctions 15 & 17 (Eastbound) of the M8 motorway. Although no parking is available on campus, there is ample space is available at the nearby Concert Hall car park and the Buchanan Galleries.


Transport within Glasgow

  • BUSES: There are several bus routes operated by First Bus Group (www.firstgroup.com) which run through the main campus from the city centre.
  • UNDERGROUND: The University is close to both Buchanan Street and Cowcaddens stations.
  • LOCAL TRAINS: The University is situated within walking distance of both Queen Street Station and Central Station.) For details on train times, visit: www.firstscotrail.com 
  • TAXIS: Black taxi cabs can be picked up at most times in the University area and the city centre.

For all public transport information, contact Travelline Scotland +44 (0) 870 6082608