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.
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.
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.
There are long distance as well as short distance buses that connect other cities to Glasgow and all these buses arrive at the Buchanan Bus Station. The bus station lies in the centre of the city close to the Queen Street train station and Buchanan Street. The main long distance coach operators that serve Glasgow are National Express Scottish Citylink and Megabus.
If anyone is travelling from Ireland, there are a number of convenient ports that are close to Glasgow. The nearest ferry ports are Troon and Cairnryan for several daily ferries.
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.