How do I get there?
Glasgow has one of Europe's best public transport systems which
has continued to be enhanced in the run up to the 2014 Commonwealth
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There are regular buses running throughout the day from the city
centre and surrounding areas that service the SECC, Pacific Quay
and Govan areas.
In response to the regeneration of the Clyde waterfront, works
are presently underway for the new Fastlink dedicated rapid transit
bus system which will link Pacific Quay and the new Southern
General Hospital directly to Glasgow city centres main transport
Some of the key features of the system will be:
- dedicated ways and lanes, high priority measures on road and at
- state of the art vehicles
- high quality infrastructure (such as halts, real-time
- halts located at 500m - 1000m spacing
- high frequency service at peak times
For more information visit www.spt.co.uk
The city stands at the crossroads of the M8, M74, M77 and M80,
offering quick links to the north, south, east and west. Edinburgh,
Stirling, Dundee, Aberdeen and Carlisle are all within reach via
trunk routes - as are the three international airports at Glasgow,
Edinburgh and Prestwick. The M74 links directly with the northern
end of the M6. The new M74 extension has further enhanced the City
Centre's links and improved travel times.
Rail - National
A high speed rail link to the UK is one of the 10 key National
Developments established by Scotland's Government. The creation of
such a link will allow journeys to be made from Scotland to London
in less than 3 hours.
Apart from London, no other city in the UK has an integrated
suburban rail network to rival Glasgow's. The two main-line
terminals are at Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street stations.
Queen Street offers a train every 15 minutes to Edinburgh, with a
journey time of around 50 minutes. Glasgow Central has many
services per day to major English destinations such as Preston,
Manchester, Birmingham and London.
For more information visit Scotrail.
Rail - Local
Both the Exhibition Centre (SECC) and the Partick Interchange, are
serviced by the Argyle Line with regular services running from
Glasgow Central. There is a covered walkway from the station to
SECC. from where you walk past the Crowne Plaza Hotel and over the
river to Pacific Quay
For more information visit Scotrail
Glasgow's underground subway system is affectionately known
as the 'Clockwork Orange'. Yes, it might simply go round and round
in a big circle, but it does make getting from A to B easy and
quick - a complete circle of the 15 subway stations takes about 15
minutes. The nearest subway stations to Creative Clyde are:
Cessnock, Kinning Park, Ibrox, Govan and Partick.
For more information visit Strathclyde Passenger Transport.
If you're looking for a more energetic means of getting to and
from Creative Clyde then you'll find good quality public foot paths
and cycle routes from the city centre on both sides of the
This summer there are two different ferry operators Clyde Link and
Clyde Clippers who each run 4 return trips daily from Braehead
(first 10:15) via Yorkhill Quay and Pacific Quay to the Broomielaw
in the city centre (last 16:00). Commuters, shoppers, tourists and
locals all use these ferries as an easy and fun way to travel up
and down the river.
For more information visit Clyde Link and Clyde Clippers.
Glasgow Airport is Scotland's largest and is located only
15 minutes from the city centre, offering around
60 flights per day to and from London and links to
more than 90 destinations worldwide. Some
7 million passengers use the airport every year,
where £200 million of investment has been made
over the last 10 years. Both Prestwick International and Edinburgh
International are about 45 minutes from Glasgow,
each of which has many UK and international services.
Europe's first 'flying boat' service was launched in the Clyde
in August 2007, taking passengers from the City Centre to the
Highlands and Islands. The city's heliport is located beside the
Clyde, at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre.
For more information visit Glasgow
Why not turn the Clyde into your personal runway? And we're not
The Loch Lomond Seaplane runs chartered flights to and from the
Clyde to Loch Lomond, the Western Isles and beyond. The plane is
also available for private hire.
For more information visit Loch