Glasgow is easy to reach, whether you are based in the UK or further afield.
Travel by plane
To find flight options from and to your home country, we recommend using a flight search tool, e.g. Skyscanner in the first instance.
The city is served by three international airports (Glasgow, Edinburgh and Prestwick) with direct flights from over 175 destinations Glasgow Airport is only 15 minutes from the city centre, with direct flights from several North American destinations and most major hubs including London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Dubai.
Glasgow also boasts the largest rail network in the UK outside of London. The city has two major train stations, Glasgow Central serving the South and Glasgow Queen Street serving Edinburgh and the North. Both stations are located in the heart of the city. There are more than 20 daily direct trains from London, with an average journey time of just over 4 hours.
Travel by car
Driving is on the left-hand side of the road. To drive in Scotland, you must have a valid driving licence. A foreign licence is valid in the UK for up to 12 months. It is compulsory to wear seat belts in the front seat and if your car has seat belts in the back, they must also be worn.
For more in detail information about all the different travel options, please go to: https://www.visitscotland.com/travel.
VISA and other documents
Depending on when you’re travelling from, COVID and/or VISA documents are required before your travel and on entering Scotland. Delegates must check their requirement by visiting the Scottish Government website.
For any travel / visa related queries, please do not hesitate to contact us by mail: [email protected].