The Rugby Groud Guide

Travel

 

How to get to the city: 

               

Air:         Ten miles west of the city, Glasgow International Airport, handles domestic traffic and international flights

Glasgow Prestwick Airport, 30 miles south-west of Glasgow, is used by Ryanair and some other budget airlines.

                www.glasgowairport.com

                www.gpia.co.uk

               

There are buses every 10 or 15 minutes from Glasgow International Airport to Buchanan bus station.

Although Prestwick is 50km from the city there is a train station at the airport and Glasgow Central is only 45 minutes away.

               

Rail:       As a general rule Glasgow Central Station serves southern Scotland, England and Wales,               and Queen Street station serves the north and east.

                There are buses every 10 minutes between them

                First ScotRail runs Scottish trains

                www.scotrail.co.uk

               

                Scotstoun Stadium is served by a number of stations:

Scotstounhill, Jordanhill, Hyndland and Partick. The nearest is Scotstounhill, a 10-minute walk away.

               

               

Buses:   All long-distance buses arrive and depart from Buchanan bus station.

               

Road      From North & East:

                Keep in right-hand lane at Junction 18, then continue forward (signposted Charing X,     Kelvingrove)

                Bear left onto A80, and then continue straight through three sets of traffic lights.

                Branch left (signposted Clydebank,SECC A814)

                At traffic lights, turn right onto A814 (signposted SECC West, Clyde Tunnel, and Clydebank)

                Stay on A814 for approximately 2.5 miles

                Keep in left-hand lane and continue forward onto A814 (signposted Clydebank, Dumbarton)

                At traffic lights, turn right onto Westland Drive

                At mini-roundabout, turn left onto Danes Drive

                Scotstoun Stadium is now a short distance ahead on your right.

               

                From South & West

                Merge from M74 or M77 onto M8 and leave M8 at Junction 25

                At roundabout, take the second exit onto A739 (signposted Clyde Tunnel)

Continue through tunnel and take the second exit, merging onto the A814 (signposted Clydebank)

                At traffic lights, turn right onto Westland Drive

                At mini-roundabout, turn left onto Danes Drive

                Scotstoun Stadium is now a short distance ahead on your right.

               

                Car Parking:        No public parking is available at the stadium, and the area surrounding the stadium is strictly-enforced, permit-only residential.

You could strike lucky, and obtain free parking on the south side of Dumbarton Road, a 10-minute walk to the ground.

There is a park-and ride alternative: Leave the M74 at Junction 1, and follow signs for the Shields Road Park and Ride. For £5 you can park all day and they even throw in a return subway ticket.

               

                               

By Bus: Scotstoun Stadium is served by a number of bus routes, principally along Dumbarton Road, a short walk from the complex.

                The no 1/1A/1B run regularly from outside the Radisson Hotel on Argyle Street.

                www.firstglasgow.com

                www.avondalecoaches.co.uk

                www.travelinescotland.com

               

 

 

    

 

 

Updated October 2015

 

 

Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2015

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