Your trip to Glasgow
Known for its industrial prowess, creative contributions and unique charm, the city of Glasgow has a lot to offer when planning your trip, with one of the best things being its diversity. The bustling shopping streets, unique neighbourhoods and ever-evolving food and drink scene all combine to provide an excellent holiday destination, whether you're looking for a cultural adventure or an exciting night out in the city. As good a reason for visiting Glasgow as any, it’s a well-known fact that the people are extremely friendly. Whether in search of directions, a helping hand, recommendations, or simply to engage in good conversation, the people of Glasgow have you covered. The city slogan ‘People Make Glasgow’ couldn’t be truer!
History, shopping, nightlife - it's all here
When you travel to Glasgow with Citylink, you'll arrive in the city centre at Buchanan Bus Station - perfectly located to reach hotels, restaurants and shops so that you can get your trip off to a great start! Whilst you won't find any coastal views in this great city, you will be full of awe after checking out the stunning architecture that is evident throughout Glasgow's streets. If it's greenery you're looking for, Glasgow has over 90 parks and formal gardens dotted around within easy reach of the city centre.
Getting you there
With discounted fares available when you book in advance, travelling to Glasgow by coach with Citylink is the perfect way to make sure your journey doesn't cost more than it has to. When you need to get between Glasgow and Edinburgh, the Citylink 900 service offers comfort and speed, with frequent services running all day and all night, every day of the week. With Citylink, you can travel between two of Scotland's key cities for as little as £10 for a return ticket!
Explore local attractions
From the Gallery of Modern Art, to Riverside Museum and the Botanics, Glasgow's free attractions really are the gift that just keeps on giving. Visit the Botanic Gardens in the West End to wander around the famous Kibble Palace, a magnificent glasshouse that is home to a variety of plant collections and woodland copses. It's free entry all year round, and there's also a tearoom and children's play area to keep the whole family entertained!
When it comes to retail therapy in this city, Glasgow is a shopper's paradise which is often recognised as home to the best shopping experience outside London's West End. Situated close to Buchanan Bus Station, you'll find Glasgow's Style Mile - a concentration of luxury and high street shops guaranteed to get you ready for that city night out!
Experience food and drink
Sometimes known as the capital of the west, Glasgow is most certainly Scotland's trendiest city, and, we like to think part of the appeal of this Scottish city is its eclectic food and bar scene. With something for everyone, Glasgow's best restaurants are a true mix of global influences – if you could want it, this city has it. Make the most of your foodie trip to Glasgow with a visit to one of the cities indoor food markets - you'll find Platform under the bridge at Central Station in a refurbished former arts venue providing a great alternative city centre dining experience for foodies and families.
Not just for coffee, Glasgow's cafe scene is where you'll find the cities most friendly residents ready to serve up some darn good coffee and an array of delicious homebakes. Gordon Street Coffee is just one of the hidden gems based in the heart of the city which promises award-winning coffee that is roasted on-site.
Travel in style
Our modern and comfortable coaches provide you with access to superfast 4G Wifi, USB sockets, and wireless charging so that you'll never have to worry about running out of charge on your journey. With reclining seats and additional legroom, choosing to get to your destination with Citylink makes for the smoothest travel experience ever.
Popular routes include Edinburgh to Glasgow (900), Aberdeen to Glasgow, Inverness to Glasgow, Oban to Glasgow, Skye to Glasgow, and Dundee to Glasgow. On the saltire network, we run hourly connections from six major cities, with luxury Citylink Gold coaches also running on these routes.
Let's get going
One of Central Scotland's main hubs for activity, Citylink can get you to Glasgow from other Scottish cities faster than any other mode of public transport. Travel from Stirling to Glasgow by coach in just 45 minutes!Get your ticket
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