Getting to Glasgow couldn't be easier, the city is served by three international airports, it is well connected by train from across the UK, it's easily accessible by Scotland'sextensive road network and travelling by sea is made simple by the ferry connections.
Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Airport is Scotland's long-haul gateway, with some 30 airlines serving around 100 destinations worldwide.
Direct flights from over 100 worldwide destinations including New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.
Glasgow Airport is located just 8 miles from the heart of the city and serves as the principal gateway to the West of Scotland. Glasgow Airport connects the city to key locations around the UK, including over 30 flights per day linking London to Glasgow.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is south west of the city and is a 45 minute direct train link from Glasgow City Centre.
Edinburgh International Airport
Edinburgh Airport is only 45 minutes from Glasgow. More than 40 airlines serve over 130 destinations with 276 flights inbound and outbound daily.
Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to all UK cities. Glasgow Queen Street Station operates routes mainly to Central and Northern Scotland.
Getting Around Glasgow
Glasgow is compact and easy to navigate on foot, with many hotels within walking distance of the convention centre.
There is an excellent public transport system − with special discounted tickets for delegates – and is the only Scottish city with a subway system.
Glasgow Central station is connected to the SECC by rail link (5 minutes), making transfers for delegates straightforward and efficient.
The SECC has created an innovative new partnership with Nextbikes. The partnership allows delegates free bike hire for multiple journeys of up to 45 minutes throughout the duration of the conference.
Delegates will be able to utilise the Nextbikes to travel from the SECC across the city, promoting a greener and healthier conference. Each delegate need only pay a deposit of £1.
Taxis in Glasgow are the most cost effective in the UK. A single journey from the city centre to the SECC costs just £5 with a journey time of 5-10 minutes. All taxis seat 5 people and there is a direct phone line to the taxi company available at the SECC.