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Travelling to Glasgow

By plane

- arriving at Glasgow International Airport
- arriving at Glasgow Prestwick International Airport
- arriving at Edinburgh Airport



By train
You may find discounted train tickets with the Virgin East Coast train company who go direct from London Euston to Glasgow Central (in as little as four and a half hours). The National Rail website will also give you information on conditions of travel as well as engineering works affecting the UK train network.

The London Underground website will help you with transferring from Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, London City or Stansted airports to London Euston to take the train to Glasgow as well as information about purchasing and using an Oyster card to travel more cheaply on the Tube.

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

The Exhibition Centre station is the SEC's own dedicated railway station allowing easy access from the city centre and the suburbs. There are six trains an hour leaving from Platform 17 at the Central station (platform 17 is on the lower level). The journey time from Central station to the Exhibition Centre station is only three minutes. Once you've alighted from the train, climb the stairs, turning right at the top and use the footbridge to join the conference.

You can also get discounted travel on the trains in Glasgow in the 'Conference Zone' (5GBP for 5 days!) - find out more here.

By road
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.

By taxi
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 to the SEC should cost around £6.00 but may be more in the evenings.

Glasgow Taxis offer for airport transfers
Discounted travel is available for all delegates for journeys between Glasgow Airport and City Centre with Glasgow Taxis:

Pre-book your taxi by phoning +44 (0) 141 429 7070 and use the following codes to get the discounted fare.

CM7 (Glasgow Airport to City Centre)
CM5 (City Centre to Glasgow Airport)

The set fare per journey is then 19GBP, saving you approximately 3GBP on the standard fare.



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