27th International Input-Output Association Conference
9th Edition of the International School of I-O Analysis
30th June to 5th July 2019, Glasgow, Scotland


Getting around Glasgow

Glasgow is a compact city with a range of affordable public transport available as well as walking and cycle routes, making it easy for delegates to get around. Built on a grid system, therefore it is easy to navigate on foot or by public transport.


  • Glasgow is a very compact city and most of the hotels, venues, restaurants, shops and tourist attractions are within walking distance of each other.


  • Cycling around Glasgow is a quick, easy and a fun way to get to see the city. There are around 400 bikes available to hire from nearly 100 locations around the city.

Public Transport

  • Glasgow has a very efficient public transport system.
  • The city has two main line railway stations:
    • Queen Street Station, located on George Square which connects Glasgow to the North of Scotland and Edinburgh; and
    • Glasgow Central station, located on Gordon Street is the northern terminus of the West Coast Main Line, and connects Glasgow with the South, and is the rail gateway to England and the rest of the United Kingdom.
  • Glasgow is also only city in Scotland with a subway system, allowing delegates to travel across the city in under 15 minutes. It is great way to travel between the city centre to the leafy west end.


  • Taxis in Glasgow are the most cost effective in the UK, costing just GBP 5.00 with a journey time of 5-10 minutes.