Glasgow Student Travel Guide

Glasgow's public transport is amongst the best in the country, with trains, buses and a subway connecting the almost the entire city. Glasgow Central is where you'll get most southbound trains to England, whilst Glasgow Queen Street generally caters for northern and easterly journeys.

Buchanan Bus Station is the main bus station, and is neatly situated just over the road from the GCU campus. The local bus service around Glasgow is run by First, head over to their site to get to grips with fare prices, student prices and timetables. Oh and the buses do not give change, so make sure you have the correct coins on hand.

The subway, which has its nearest station to the campus in Cowcaddens runs in a circle around Glasgow, with flat fares of £1.20 for a single, £2.40 return, or £3.50 for unlimited all day travel. 

And last but not least, we've put together some taxi numbers you'll want to get in your phone ahead of any heavy nights out you've got planned:

Glasgow Taxis
0141 429 7070

Hampden Cabs Ltd
0141 332 5050

Network Private Hire
0141 557 1110

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