There are more than 20 direct trains per day from London. Direct trains from Edinburgh run every 15 minutes on weekdays. Scotrail is the main operator in Scotland and has information on the West Highland Line, the North Highland Line and Caledonian Sleepers (overnight trains from Scotland to London).
Once in the city centre, 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.
The SEC has its own dedicated railway station – Exhibition Centre – allowing easy access from the city centre and suburbs. There are six trains an hour (around every 10 minutes) from Glasgow Central station, departing from Platform 17 (low level).
Strathclyde Passenger Transport 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).
Coach operators run services to Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station from throughout the UK.
The 100 Riversider service operated by SPT runs between George Square (north) in Glasgow city centre and the SEC and Riverside Museum (south) and back every 30 minutes.
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.
There is a Glasgow Taxis pick-up and drop-off point outside the Clyde Auditorium. There are several taxi ranks throughout the city including at Buchanan Bus Station, Queen Street and Central stations and most large hotels.
The distinctive black cabs can accommodate five or six people. If their yellow light is on you can flag them down on the street.
Alternatively, you can call +44 (0) 141 429 70 70 or visit the Glasgow Taxis website to book. Our address for the online taxi booking form is SSE Hydro, Glasgow, G3 8YW.
An average journey from the city centre will cost around £7. All Glasgow Taxi drivers are enhanced disclosure checked.
With a Nextbike station located outside the venue and multiple cycling paths, the campus is easily accessible for cyclists.
The city is linked to the National Cycle Network and has designated cycle lanes on many roads.
The SSE Hydro is accessible via many cycle lanes and paths including one route that runs alongside the River Clyde.
A covered cycle rack is located in the main piazza between the SEC and the SEC Armadillo.