GLASGOW SEC

17-20 JUNE

#BSG2019

By Air

Glasgow is served by three international airports, with connections across the world.

Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is located just eight miles (13 kilometres) west of Glasgow City Centre and services over 130 direct flights from many UK and European cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Paris, London, Dublin, Belfast, Geneva and Reykjavik as well as Dubai with its connections onwards to Asia and Australasia; and major cities in The US and Canada. find out more at Glasgow Airport.

Getting to the city centre from Glasgow Airport

These are some of the most common connections. More information can be found at Scotland’s public transport information website: Traveline Scotland

Airport buses run from the airport to Glasgow city centre up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, and take approximately 25 minutes.

Glasgow Taxis on arrival at the airport – bookings can be made by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070.

Glasgow Airport Taxis are located immediately outside the terminal building or can also be booked by calling +44 (0) 141 889 1813.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 32 miles (51km) South West of the city. It’s a main base for Ryanair and serves European destinations.

Getting to Glasgow city centre from Glasgow Prestwick Airport: Prestwick has its own train station, there are three trains per hour on weekdays and the journey to Glasgow Central Station takes around 50 minutes. Alternatively it’s an easy journey to drive via the M77 or there is an early morning and late evening express bus service, the X99/X100, which takes an hour. You can book tickets here: Express Bus Service

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is 39 miles (63km) from Glasgow and serves most major international airlines. You can get to Glasgow from the airport by either bus, train or taxi.

Scottish Citylink provides direct bus services from Edinburgh Airport to Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station every 30 minutes. Alternatively you can catch a bus or taxi to Edinburgh Haymarket and then catch a train to Glasgow Queen Street Station. Lothian Buses provides public transportation to Edinburgh Airport with the Airlink100 express bus from Edinburgh city centre as well as local bus services.

Glasgow Queen Street Station provides the main rail link between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with 8 direct services per hour on weekdays.

By Train

Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to all UK cities

Glasgow Queen Street Station operates routes mainly to Central and Northern Scotland.
The main UK train companies operating in Scotland are:

Average Travel Times

Average travel time by train from across the UK:

Station Average Journey Time
London 4 hours 10 mins
Birmingham 4 hours
Manchester 3 hours 30 mins
Liverpool 3 hours 40 mins
York 3 hours 30 mins
Edinburgh 50 mins
  • There are more than 20 direct trains per day from London

  • Direct trains from Edinburgh every 15 mins on weekdays

By ScotRail

Delegates can purchase a ScotRail Conference Rover ticket for £5 for 5 days train travel within the Conference Zone.

ScotRail Conference Rover – £5 for 5 days

Delegates can purchase a ScotRail Conference Rover ticket for £5 for 5 days train travel within the Conference Zone.

You can then travel between the SEC and the City Centre as many times as you like within this time.

The Conference Rover also gives you up to 50% off train fares throughout Scotland, if you’d like to explore the rest of Scotland after the conference.
To purchase the ticket show your conference badge at the station or photo ID with a conference confirmation.

https://www.scotrail.co.uk/tickets/conference-rover

By Road

The city’s venues and hotels are comfortably accessed by road.

Glasgow is linked to Edinburgh with the M8, England on the M74, Stirling with the M80 and the West Coast of Scotland with the M77. The city’s venues and hotels are comfortably accessed by road.

For real time travel information on all of Scotland’s trunk roads, including cross-border information to the North of England, visit Traffic Scotland, or access it via the Traveline Scotland app.

For information on Scotland’s trunk road network visit Transport Scotland.

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