Travelling to the Games from around Scotland
Please refer to our transport section for details on the best way to travel around Scotland for the Games.
Accessibility services from the city
Accessibility Services: For those who require accessibility services please visit our accessibility services section.
Getting to the venue from the city centre
Details of local transport arrangements for Scotstoun Sports Campus are set out below. Also please refer to Getting to Glasgow section for details on the best way to travel to Glasgow during the Games.
Why not cycle? It’s only 26 minutes from the city centre
You can view the best cycling route here.
The preferred route is:
Head west on George Square toward Queen St - Continue onto St. Vincent Place - Continue onto Argyle St - Turn left onto Kelvinhaugh St - Turn left onto Eastvale Pace 'Route 7' - Slight left onto Route 7 - Turn right toward Route 7 - Continue straight onto Route 7 - Sharp left toward Castlebank St - Turn right onto Castlebank St - Continue onto South St - Turn right at Smith Street - Turn right onto Victoria Park Drive South - Turn left into underpass - Enter Victoria Park - Follow path to cycle parking.
Cycle parking available at Victoria Park basketball courts, four minutes’ walk from venue entry/exit. View the map here.
There is space for 70 cycles.
Travelling by rail – city centre to nearby stations in 13 minutes
Scotstounhill railway station is 0.7 miles from Scotstoun Sports Campus, approximately 15 minutes’ walk.
The station is served by two lines (which merge at Partick)
Direct services between Springburn - Dalmuir via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level.
Direct services between Lanark/Motherwell – Dalmuir via Glasgow Central Low Level.
Other options are available by connecting at Partick, or via the Edinburgh-Airdrie-Helensburgh line.
ScotRail will provide up to double its normal number of carriages on key routes, but remember to allow time for the queuing systems that will be in place at the busiest stations to help journeys run safely and smoothly. Travel on a specific service is not guaranteed and should be considered when planning journey.
For full details of services, please go to scotrail.co.uk
Bus – city to venue in 25 minutes
The Scotstoun Sports Campus is served by a number of bus routes with only a few stops in close proximity to the precinct.
From Argyle Street at Radisson Hotel take the First Bus services
1, 1A, 1B, 1C & 1E Balloch Express to Dumbarton Road before Balmoral Street – 11 minute journey, approximately five minutes’ walk to Scotstoun Sports Campus.
First Bus Services 2 and 3 to Dumbarton Road before Balmoral Street and 4 to Westland Drive before Danes Drive – 32 minute journey, approximately five minutes’ walk to Scotstoun Sports Campus.
There is also Avondale Coach service 400 from Partick Interchange to Dumbarton Rd before Balmoral St, approximately five minutes’ walk to Scotstoun Sports Campus taking and First Bus service 6 from city centre (Hope St after Bath St) to Anniesland Road before Queen Victoria Drive, approximately 10 minutes’ walk to Scotstoun Sports Campus.
Leave your car behind!
Please do not drive to the Scotstoun Sports Campus. Except limited pre-bookable facilities for Blue Badge Holders in our accessibility section, there will be no parking or set-down/pick-up points for private cars at or near the venue.
Roads will be busy and may be subject to closures and restrictions.
So leave your car behind and make use of the many free public transport options available.
Public transport is expected to be particularly busy in this area from 10.00–22.00 throughout the duration of the Games.
Roads are expected to be particularly busy in this area from 10.00–22.00 throughout the duration of the Games.