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Glasgow International Airport

Prestwick International Airport

Edinburgh International Airport

By coach

Buchanan Bus Station is the main terminus for long distance coaches.  Timetables at www.travelinescotland.com. Directions to the University can be found here.

By train

Intercity links to all major cities. Frequent services to Edinburgh (50 minutes) and London (5 hours). There are two city-centre terminals, Queen Street (for Edinburgh) and Central (for London and the south) (served by Buchanan St subway station -> Kelvinbridge underground is the closest underground station to the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre within 5 minutes walking distance).  Timetables at www.travelinescotland.com


Motorway links provide access to major UK cities. Visit Transport Direct for maps and directions.

From Carlisle, Newcastle and the south, exit M74 on to the M73, joining the M8 at the Old Monkland junction. M8 exits for the University are J18 if travelling from the south, Edinburgh and the north and J19 if coming from Glasgow Airport and the west. Other main routes serving the University include Great Western Road (A82, north of campus), Clydeside Expressway (A814, south) and Byres Road (B808, west). Car parking on the University campus is extremely difficult. The car park at Kelvingrove Museum is one of the best and cheapest options within 5 minutes walking distance.