There are various international flights from India to Glasgow operating daily from the different cities. The British Airways is the best airlines for travelling to Glasgow. Other options include Air India and Virgin Atlantic.
One needs to apply for a Standard Visitor Visa if they want to visit the UK for leisure, business or any medical treatment. One can stay in UK for 6 months with this visa. The standard cost of visa is GBp 87. There are various Visa application centres where the Indians can apply for getting a tourist visa for Glasgow. Visa applications can be made here: http://www.vfsglobal.co.uk/india/
There are two major airports that are close to the city, and those are Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick International Airport. The Edinburgh airport lies 40 miles away from the city. The Glasgow International Airport is the closest one to the city centre and lies about 13 kilometres away. It is serviced by all the major airlines and is the city's principal airport. There are regular flights from New York, Dubai and other parts of Europe. The Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is at a distance of 50 km from the city on the Ayrshire coast. The commutation from the airport to the city is made easily available with public buses and trains.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 174,635||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 60,307||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 49,518||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 292,955||View Details|
|Kolkata||₹ 59,891||View Details|
Glasgow is well connected by road to other parts of Europe. The main approaches to Glasgow are from England, Edinburgh, Stirling and the Highlands. On street parking is limited in the city and thus the best option for travelling by road is by hiring a cab.
Glasgow has two major railway stations. The trains from southern part of Scotland and long distant trains from England arrive at the Central Station, also known as the Glasgow Central, while the shuttle trains from Northern part of Scotland arrive at Queen Street Station.
SPT, also known as Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is a local agency that operates a few specialist bus services and the subway. It is responsible for controling the transport in the city. The hub of Glasgow is very much pedestrian friendly and it will be the best if it can be explored on foot. The Subways are another option for transportation and it runs from the city centre through to the West En, then runs southwards of Clyde and then turns back to the city. There is a smart card ticket system. There are suburban trains that radiate from Central and Queen Street Stations to the surrounding towns. Buses in Glasgow go everywhere and it is the cheapest option among all. The main bus operators are Glasgow SimpliCITY, McGill and Stagecoach.