Leave the M8 at junction 19 and join the westbound Clydeside Expressway (A814). Westbound on the Expressway (A814) take the cut off for the campus. Turn left at traffic lights and take the right lane to access multi-storey parking. Scotland has an extensive motorway network. Glasgow is linked to Edinburgh by the M8 and England via the M74. The M80 connects Stirling to Glasgow, while the M77 connects Glasgow to the west coast of Scotland.
The SEC has its own dedicated railway station – Exhibition Centre – allowing easy access from the city centre and suburbs. The SEC is a three-minute train ride from Glasgow Central. If you arrive at Queen Street, you’ll need to walk or get a bus to Central to continue your journey by train.
There are six trains an hour (around every 10 minutes) from Glasgow Central station, departing from Platform 17 (low level). Strathclyde Passenger for Transport (SPT) operates the Glasgow Subway providing quick and convenient connections from 15 points across the city (the St. Enoch stop is a few minutes’ walk from Central Station for onward transfer to the campus).
Scotrail is offering a dedicated Conference Rover ticket for only £5 for 5 days, that connects the SEC to the city centre. For further information click here.
The 100 Riversider service operated by SPT runs between George Square (north) in Glasgow city centre and the Scottish Event Campus and Riverside Museum (south) and back every 30 minutes. View timetable for details: http://www.spt.co.uk/cms/wpcontent/uploads/2015/04/100.pdf. Two other bus services operate to and from the Scottish Event Campus, stopping on Lancefield Street near the Clyde Arc bridge, only 2 minutes’ walk from the venues.
The Glasgow Airport Express Bus Service 500 runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the airport to the city centre at a cost of £8.50 single or £14.00 open return.
Taxis are frequently available from the rank outside the Arrivals area and cost approximately £22 to the SEC.
Glasgow offers discounted travel for pre-booked journeys between Glasgow Airport and the City Centre. Phone +44 (0) 141 429 7070 to book your taxi and use the code:
– GCB 1 (Glasgow Airport to City Centre/SEC)
– GCB 2 (SEC/City Centre to Glasgow Airport)
Glasgow Taxis offer airport transfers with discounted travel available for delegates for journeys between Glasgow Airport and the city centre, the journey time is around 20 minutes in good traffic:
Pre-book your taxi by phoning +44 (0) 141 429 7070
For additional travel directions, please visit: https://www.sec.co.uk/visitor-information/how-to-get-here