Public Transport

If you are travelling by public transport, please see the information below about hiring taxis from Glasgow City Centre and Glasgow Airport. There is also a bus service from Glasgow City Centre.

Travelling by Taxi

There are taxi ranks at Central Station and Queen Street Station, in Glasgow City Centre. The cost is approximately £10.00 - £12.00 and the journey time 20 - 30 minutes. A taxi from Glasgow Airport costs £20.00 - £25.00 and the journey time is 20 - 30 minutes. Ask the driver to take you to Reception at the CR-UK Beatson Institute (see map).

Travelling by Bus

AirLink 747 service: Glasgow Airport - City Centre

The 747 AirLink service operates from the airport to the city centre via Renfrew, Braehead, Partick, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Charing Cross, which means you can get off in the West End, close to the University of Glasgow. The return fare is £5.00. Visit the First Bus website for details.

Bus service 15: City Centre - Milngavie

The bus from the City Centre to Switchback Road, Bearsden is the No 15 (signed Milngavie). This bus goes along Great Western Road, with stops for the University of Glasgow. It runs at 60 minute intervals and the journey time is about 30 minutes from the City Centre, 20 minutes from Great Western Road. The return fare is £3.55. Most drivers will alert you to the 'Farm Gate, Garscube Estate' bus stop if you request this when you get on. Cross the main road (dual carriageway) and follow signs for the CR-UK Beatson Institute (see map). Visit the Citybus website for timetable. The 6B (First Bus) also runs as a morning and evening service only.


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