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 SEC).
Arriving by train
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). Check ScotRail’s latest timetables or download the ScotRail app by texting ‘ScotRail’ to 86688.
Arriving by air
Glasgow is served by three international airports, with connections across the world.
Glasgow Airport (GLA) serves most major international airlines. It’s located 8 miles (13km) west of the city. 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 Prestwick Airport
(PIK) is 32 miles (51km) southwest of the city. It’s a main base for Ryanair and serves European destinations. There are three trains per hour on weekdays and the journey to Glasgow Central Station takes around 50 minutes.
(EDI) is 39 miles (63km) from Glasgow and serves most major international airlines. You can get to Glasgow from the airport by bus, taxi or train. Journey times are around 30 minutes in normal traffic.
Arriving by car
The SEC (Scottish Event Campus) is conveniently situated for motorists, just off the M8 motorway and with plenty of parking.
From 1st June 2023 the Glasgow City Centre Low Emission Zone (LEZ) will come into force. If you’re driving to the SEC via the City Centre you may be subject to a charge, so please check your route and vehicle compliance before travelling. For more information see www.glasgow.gov.uk/LEZ
For information regarding deliveries and pick-ups by exhibitors, please refer to the Exhibtior manual (sent by email) or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you must use transportation that is not climate neutral, we recommend to look at options to offset your carbon footprint (e.g. offered by the transportation company).