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For some general information on Glasgow including how to get here, accommodation, things to do go to

Getting to Strathclyde

You can get to Glasgow by air, rail or road. There are plenty of taxis in the city, as well as an extensive public transport system.

From the airport

There is a direct bus from Glasgow airport to multiple destinations in the city centre. More information at

For trains

Check times and buy tickets from

For coaches

Contact National Express on 08705 80 80 80 or go to Call Megabus on 0901 331 0031, or go to For Buchanan Street bus station go to

For taxis

To book a licensed taxi, call 0141 429 7070 or go to


Information about where to stay in Glasgow during the conference can be found here:

The University of Strathclyde is very close to both the Merchant City and City Centre area of Glasgow.

Getting around Campus


Everything on the John Anderson Campus is within walking distance - it takes about 10 minutes to walk from one end of the campus to the other. See a map of the campus.
The campus location provides great views of the city, but if you don't fancy hills, there are accessible routes to take you from bottom to top.

Visitor parking

Find out where to park on campus. There are also a number of municipal parking lots nearby.


Find detailed information about the access to all campus buildings. All access information has been collected in person by DisabledGo’s team of surveyors

Explore Glasgow

There is a lot to see and do in Glasgow if you want to extend your stay beyond the conference. Some useful information can be found at here:

Suggested itineraries
What’s on

Special tour discounts for delegates

If you’d like to take a sightseeing tour before or after the conference, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau have arranged special discounts for delegates as follows:

Rabbie’s Tours
Small group tours – full day or half-day, departing from Glasgow City Centre.
10% off tours for conference delegates using the code GCM1115
0131 226 3133

Timberbush Tours
1,2 or 3 day tours of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, departing from Glasgow City Centre.
15% off tours for conference delegates using the code GCMB15
0141 226 8882
Simply contact the tour company directly quoting the discount code above to book your trip.