Travel & Visa

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You may need a visa to attend the conference.  This website will help you find the details.  Send an email with your name and paper number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would an official speaker invitation letter.

How to get to Glasgow:

Glasgow International Airport is located about 10 miles to the West of the city and has direct flights to many parts of the world. A regular bus service connects to the centre of Glasgow.

There is also an efficient train service connecting to Central Station (for the South) and Queen's Street Station (for the North).

Long distance bus services connect to Buchannan Street Station.

Travel around Glasgow:

Glasgow has a circular underground railway with 15 stations that connects most locations in the city. The stop for the University and Conference is Hillhead Street, while in the city centre, Buchannan Street underground connects with Buchannan Street bus station and Queens Street rail station and St Enochs underground station connects to Central rail station. This website provides an underground map.

Glasgow also has an efficient bus system. There are a large number of routes, and this web site provides up to date maps.


Visiting Scotland:


Glasgow is the gateway to the West of Scotland, with many places to visit and sea. Loch Lomand is quite close, with Glen Coe and the Islands within a reasonable travelling distance. Oban, on the coast, is one of the centres of the whiskey industry.


It is also possible to visit the historical cities of Edinburgh and Stirling, both about one hour by train from Queens Street Station.