Flying to Glasgow from the UK is easy and quick - with regular Easyjet and Ryanair departures from London Stansted. From the United States, United operates a daily service between New York's Newark Airport to Glasgow International and visitors from other US cities such as Chicago or Miami can make a change in London. Travellers from Australia can fly with Qantas to Dubai and then fly from there to Glasgow with Emirates. It is also simple to fly from Indian cities like Delhi and Mumbai, or from South African cities. In both cases a brief change will be needed, most likely at London Heathrow. All flights to Glasgow arrive at Glasgow International Airport, which is a about 10 kilometres to the west of the city centre. After arrival, catch the First 500 airport shuttle bus, which runs 24 hours a day or catch the 757 bus to nearby Paisley Gilmour Street station and take the train into town.
Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and has a huge amount to offer international visitors. The city was a hub of the Industrial Revolution, and the wealth that it accumulated has left a legacy of stunning Victorian architecture. A good idea is to take a city tour which takes in the works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh - the city's most famous architectural son. Other people will want to head to Ibrox or Celtic Park to see one of Glasgow's great football clubs in action. Then again, there are superb galleries and museums to check out. Art lovers should head to Kelvingrove, while GoMA is home to Scotland's premier modern art collection. For more adventurous visitors, Glasgow is the ideal jumping off point for hiking or climbing in Scotland's beautiful Highlands.