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Getting Around Glasgow

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Glasgow is a compact city and it's easy to find your way around, whether on foot, by bike or public transport.


Glasgow is home to a fantastic cycle hire scheme, operated by OVO Bikes. Visit OVO Bikes website to find out how it works.


The subway is one of the easiest ways to get around the city centre, west end and southside of Glasgow. Running every 4 minutes at peak times, it takes just 24 minutes to complete a circuit of the 15 stations. Visit the Strathclyde Partnershp for Transport (SPT) website for more information.


Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to the south, with Glasgow Queen Street Station operating routes mainly to Edinburgh and the north. Visit the ScotRail website for information on all routes and timetables.


Glasgow's taxi drivers are some of the friendliest in the world. There are a number of different taxi services operating in the city which you can book online, by phone or use an app to explore our great city.


First Bus Glasgow operates over 80 routes across the city and has a variety of tickets to choose from, including day tickets allowing unlimited travel in your selected area all day, or a weekly ticket if you are planning on travelling on more than one day. For the cheapest prices, download the First Bus App where you can buy and store tickets on your phone, plan your journey in advance and track the arrival of your next bus.

There is a dedicated shuttle bus service for residents on the ship which operates 24 hours a day from the Ambition to the exit gate of the dock. A bus will also operate between the hours of 7am and 10pm to Braehead Shopping Centre - Timetable will be shown on screen on-board the ship.

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