Getting to the Venue for the MetSoc 2020 Meeting

Air 

Glasgow International Airport

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

  • The 747 AirLink service operates via Renfrew, Braehead, Partick, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Charing Cross and the city centre. For more information on times and fares please visit the Scottish Citylink website.

  • Glasgow Taxis on arrival at the airport – bookings can be made by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070. Alternatively, Glasgow Airport Taxis are located immediately outside the terminal building or can also be booked by calling +44 (0) 141 889 1813.

  • The airport also has an SPT Travel Desk, located at Domestic Arrivals (Check-in), where staff can provide you with details of buses and taxis.

  • Once in the city centre, the SEC is a five-minute cab or short train ride from Glasgow Central station.

Edinburgh International Airport

  • You can get to Glasgow from the airport by bus, taxi or train. Journey times are around 30 minutes in normal traffic.

  • 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. Low levels trains from nearby Glasgow Central station take you to the Exhibition Centre stop.

  • Lothian Buses provides public transport to Edinburgh Airport with the Airlink100 express bus from Edinburgh city centre as well as local bus services. A night bus, the N22, also runs between Waverley station and the airport.

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

  • Once in Glasgow, the SEC is a 10-minute cab ride from Queen Street, or a short train ride from Glasgow Central (five minutes’ walk from Queen Street). 

Glasgow Prestwick Airport

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

  • The 747 AirLink service operates via Renfrew, Braehead, Partick, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Charing Cross and the city centre. For more information on times and fares please visit the Scottish Citylink website.

  • Glasgow Taxis on arrival at the airport – bookings can be made by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070. Alternatively, Glasgow Airport Taxis are located immediately outside the terminal building or can also be booked by calling +44 (0) 141 889 1813.

  • The airport also has an SPT Travel Desk, located at Domestic Arrivals (Check-in), where staff can provide you with details of buses and taxis.

  • Once in the city centre, the SEC is a five-minute cab or short train ride from Glasgow Central station.​

 

By coach

Coach operators run services to Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station from throughout the UK.

Visit Traveline Scotland for details

The Riversider 100 service operates from George Square in Glasgow city centre directly to the SEC. The timetable for this service is available here.

The X19 Stagecoach service operates near to the Scottish Event Campus, stopping on Finnieston Street only a few minutes’ walk from the venues.   X19 Stagecoach timetable 

By train

Intercity links to all major cities. Frequent services to Edinburgh (50 minutes) and London (5 hours). There are two city-centre terminals, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central (served by Buchanan St and St Enoch subway stations respectively).  Timetables at www.travelinescotland.com

Road

The SEC (Scottish Event Campus) is conveniently situated for motorists, just off the M8 motorway and with plenty of parking.

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. View a map and directions.

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 us to the west coast of Scotland.

Traffic Scotland provides up to date traffic and roadworks information.

Our postcode for your satnav is G3 8YW.

Also see Getting around Glasgow