Travel & Visa Information
Glasgow is in west central Scotland. It’s Scotland’s largest city and is easily accessible from the rest of the UK and overseas by train, sea, road and air. If you are travelling from overseas, check what documentation is required for you to enter Scotland.
Learn about the airports, major ports, stations and road routes available for your trip to Glasgow here.
COVID-19 and travel
For the latest advice on travelling to Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Scottish Government’s website.
Visa and travel documentation
Please visit the UK Border Control website to check which documents you’ll need to come to the UK.
Glasgow’s time zone is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) or one hour ahead of GMT, known as British Summer Time (BST), during the summer months
Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are widely available. There are also several Bureaux de Changes in Glasgow.
Credit and debit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Some smaller shops and guesthouse accommodation may only accept cash.