Getting to Murano Street

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By Car

From M8 Motorway (Edinburgh & South):

  1. Exit at Junction 16 and follow signs for Aberfoyle (A81).
  2. Carry on along Maryhill Road (A81) until you reach a traffic light crossroads with Maryhill Road/Bilsland Drive (approx. 1 mile).
  3. Take a right hand turn at traffic light and follow road under the bridge.
  4. Take first turning on your right into Murano Street and take the next right again which will take you into the Student Village.
  5. Reception is located in centre of the Village – this is signposted.

From M8 Motorway (Glasgow Airport & West):

  1. Exit at Junction 17.
  2. Carry on along Maryhill Road (A81) until you reach a traffic light crossroads with Maryhill Road/Bilsland Drive (approx. 1 mile).
  3. Take a right hand turn at traffic light and follow road under the bridge.
  4. Take first turning on your right into Murano Street and take the next right again which will take you into the Student Village.
  5. Reception is located in centre of the Village – this is signposted.

By Air

Glasgow International Airport (0141 887 1111)
:

  • An airport bus service (no.905) runs approximately 8 times per hour to Buchanan Bus Station in the city centre. (The service runs from 0630 to 2400 hours, Monday to Friday and on Sundays, and from 0600 to 2400 hours on Saturdays. For further information regarding this service telephone 08705 505050). 
  • Then from city centre, take a taxi to Murano Street (approx. £5.00). Alternatively, you could take a taxi from airport directly to accommodation (approx. £15.00 - £20.00).

Prestwick Airport (01292 479 822):

  • Prestwick Airport is a 45 minute train journey from the city centre. Trains run approximately every 30mins from the Airport to Glasgow Central Station in the city centre. For more information on train times and prices telephone 08457 484950. 
  • Then from city centre, take a taxi to Murano Street (approx. £5.00 - £7.00).



By Coach 

Buchanan Bus Station (0141 333 3708):

  • Buchanan Bus Station is situated in the city centre. It is possible to travel from the bus station to the West End of the city (where the University of Glasgow and its residences are based), a number of local bus services run to the West End. Check with the bus station for routes and times. Alternatively, from the city centre, take a taxi to Murano Street (approx. £5.00 - £7.00).

By Train

Central Station:

  • Most rail services coming to Glasgow terminate at Central Station. From here you can get a taxi to Murano Street (approx. £5.00 - £7.00).

Queen Street Station:

  • Queen Street Station is the termination point for most trains coming from other stations in Scotland, including the shuttle service from Edinburgh. A taxi from Queen Street Station to Murano Street (approx. £5.00 - £7.00).