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Getting There


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Click here for the location of the venue

Situated just off juntion 19 of the M8 motorway, the SECC is within five minutes drive of the city centre and 15 minutes from Glasgow International Airport. SECC has its own railway station and bus terminal linking with Glasgow's excellent public transport system.


Bus

Bike

Car

Foot

Plane

Taxi

Train

 

Bus

The First Eventlink 707 service runs from the SECC to the City centre after many concerts and events at the venue. For specific details of the service and events being covered please click here

Coach operators run services to Glasgow's Buchanan Bus Station from throughout the UK. Click here for coach travel links.

The 100 Riversider service runs from George Square (north) in Glasgow city centre to the SECC, then Riverside Museum and return, every 30 minutes. Details of the service are available here and a timetable is downloadable from here.

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Bike

The SECC has link roads and paths that are easily navigated by bicycle as well as cycle paths that run alongside the Clyde.

Glasgow is extensively linked with the National Cycle Network as well as approved on-road cycle routes.

Click here to view the cycle paths around the SECC.

The cycle storage racks are located in the following areas around SECC:

Main building

- East entrance ~ near the elevated walkway

- West entrance ~ south east corner of Car Park 5

Clyde Auditorium

- South east of main entrance

Please note: They hold six cycles each. 

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Car

Leave the M8 motorway at junction 19 and join the westbound Clydeside Expressway (A814). Westbound on the Expressway (A814) take cut off signposted SECC East. Turn left at traffic signals and take the right lane to access multi-storey parking at the venue.

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Foot

If you are feeling fit, why not leave the car at home and make your way to the SECC on foot? The local area around the SECC is serviced by a footpath and a footbridge network. There are also two foot bridgeswhich cross the Clydeside express way at both the front and the rear of the SECC. There are two pedestrian bridges crossing from the Science Centre to the SECC Conference Centre. The new Clyde Arc bridge (otherwise known as the 'Squinty Bridge') carries both traffic and pedestrians from one side of the river to the other.

Use Google Maps to plan your route on foot

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Plane

Glasgow is easily reached by three international airports, Glasgow International, Glasgow Prestwick and Edinburgh International.

Glasgow's International Airport is less than 15 minutes drive by direct motorway link from the city centre

All-aboard!

Getting to Glasgow Airport has never been easier with the 747 AirLink service.

With a 20 minute frequency from Glasgow Airport to the city centre throughout the day from early morning to late evening, First offers a convenient way to travel to the city centre whether you are visiting for business or leisure!

Which service suits you?

The 747 AirLink service operates via Renfrew, Braehead, Partick, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Charing Cross and the city centre making it ideal for those visiting the west end of the city as well as those visitors wishing to see some of Glasgow's retail and tourist attractions on the way to the city centre.

Great Value

The 747 offers great value for money with a single fare costing only £3.90 and an open return, valid for up to two weeks, only £5. Plus, use your £5 return ticket (FirstDay Plus) for unlimited travel, network-wide until 1am* on the day after purchase as well as your return leg to or from the airport within two weeks.

For travel to and from Glasgow Airport on service 747 a 2 Journey ticket can be purchased for only £3.95. Valid on the day of purchase.

Our £4.50 FirstDay Network Adult ticket is valid for use on service 747 and for unlimited travel* on First services across Greater Glasgow until 0100 hours on the day after purchase.

If you plan to spend time travelling around Glasgow during your stay you may want to consider our FirstWeek ticket - starting from £16.00 this ticket allows unlimited travel in the City, Local or Network zones for 7 consecutive days*.

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Taxi

There is a Glasgow Taxis rank (Hackney) pick-up and drop -off point at the East entrance adjacent to the Clyde Auditorium.

There are taxi ranks throughout the city. Main pick-up points include Buchanan Bus Station, Queen Street and Central Stations and most large hotels. An average journey from the city centre will cost around £5.00.

Please note that all TOA drivers are enhanced disclosure checked.

SECC address for online taxi booking form is SECC, Glasgow, G3 8YW

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Train

Glasgow has the largest rail network in the UK outside London. Glasgow's Central station is connected with every city in the UK, while Queen Street station serves central and northern Scotland.

For the best route to the SECC download this map

Once you're in Glasgow, your journey right to our front door can be completed by train. Trains run to the SECC from the city centre with a journey time of just three minutes

The Exhibition Centre station is the SECC's own dedicated railway station allowing easy access from the city centre and the suburbs. Six trains an hour (around every 10 minutes) from Central station (Platform 17 is on the lower level) will bring you to Exhibition Centre station in a journey time of just three minutes.

Planning your Journey:

- Review ScotRail's latest timetables

- Download the ScotRail app by texting 'ScotRail' to 86688

- Book your tickets

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