Train - The SEC is less than a 5 minute train journey from Glasgow Central Station. Exhibition Centre Station is the nearest station to the Ideal Home Show Scotland which operates approximately six trains an hour from Glasgow Central Station (departing from Platform 17 – low level).
Car - 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. 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. The postcode for your satnav is G3 8YW. Need parking?
Bus - Coach operators run services to Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station from throughout the UK. Visit Traveline Scotland for details. 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. Full details are available at X19 Stagecoach timetable and McGills 23 service timetable.
Plane - Glasgow is served by three international airports, with connections across the world. There are over 45 flights from London a day. Glasgow Airport (GLA) serves most major international airlines. It’s located 8 miles (13km) west of the city. There are currently 28 daily services to London. Also Edinburgh Airport is (EDI) is 39 miles (63km) from Glasgow and serves most major international airlines.
Taxi - There is a Glasgow Taxis pick-up and drop-off point outside The SSE Hydro. 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. The address for the online taxi booking form is SEC, Glasgow, G3 8YW. An average journey from the city centre will cost around £7. All Glasgow Taxi drivers are enhanced disclosure checked.
On foot - The Clyde Walkway runs right past the SEC, providing an invigorating start to day time events, or a scenic stroll to night-time happenings. There are two foot bridges, which cross the Clydeside Express Way (dual carriageway connecting the west end to Glasgow city centre) at both the front and rear of the campus. Three pedestrian bridges traverse the River Clyde near the SEC. Bells Bridge and the Millenium Bridge connect the campus to the Science Centre and BBC while, a little further east, the Clyde Arc (affectionately known as the ‘Squinty Bridge’) carries both vehicles and pedestrians.