Travel Information


Getting 
to Glasgow

By Train

Take the train to your event and arrive in the heart of the city, ready to hit the Great Run starting line right on time. Save over 50%* when you book your train tickets in advance at tpexpress.co.uk.

With direct services into Glasgow from Manchester, Wigan, Preston and Lancaster you can sit back, relax and leave the car at home.

*Terms and conditions apply

By Car

There will be no car parking in George Square, on the run route, or in the surrounding streets which are in use for the event. Further information on additional parking within the city is available at glasgow.gov.uk/parking parking or by telephoning 0141 287 8080.
Please check walking distances from your car park of choice to George Square to ensure you arrive at the start line in good time.

By public transport

Glasgow can easily be reached by public transport. For information on air, bus, train and subway services to the city and to the start of the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run in George Square, please visit: travelinescotland.com or call 0871 200 22 33.
For runners planning to stay in Glasgow a little bit longer, visit our Accommodation section and find hotel reservations to suit all budgets and requirements.

SERVICE DURATION PROVIDER
DEPART:  07:00 Edinburgh Bus Stn
ARRIVE:  08:20 Glasgow Buchanan Bus Stn
01:20 Scottish Citylink / Ulsterbus
DEPART:  07:30 Edinburgh Bus Stn
ARRIVE:  08:50 Glasgow Buchanan Bus Stn
01:20 Scottish Citylink
DEPART:  08:00 Edinburgh Bus Stn
ARRIVE:  09:20 Glasgow Buchanan Bus Stn
01:20 Scottish Citylink
DEPART:  08:30 Edinburgh Bus Stn
ARRIVE:  09:52 Glasgow Buchanan Bus Stn
01:22 Scottish Citylink
DEPART:  09:00 Edinburgh Bus Stn
ARRIVE:  10:22 Glasgow Buchanan Bus Stn
01:22 Scottish Citylink

By Subway

The Subway is a great way to get around Glasgow and means that you don’t have to worry about road closures around the run route. On the morning of the Great Scottish Run all Subway stations will be open from 07:15 with the fi rst trains running at 07:30 to ensure that you can arrive in plenty of time for your run. The nearest station to the start line is Buchannan Street.

SMARTCARD:

Smartcards are FREE if you register online, however anonymous Smartcards purchased in the station incur a £3 admin charge.

 TYPEADULTCHILD *
Single £1.45 £0.70
Daily cap (all day travel) £2.80 £1.35
7 day ticket £13.00 £6.50
28 day ticket £50.00 £25.00
6 Month ticket £250 £125
12 Month ticket £450 £225

* Applies to children under 16 years old. Children under five travel for free if accompanied by a fare paying adult.

PAPER TICKETS:

 SINGLERETURNALL DAY
Adult £1.65 £3.10 £4.00
Child * £0.70 £1.35 N/A
Concession ** £1.00 £1.40 N/A

* Applies to children under 16 years old. Children under five travel for free if accompanied by a fare paying adult.
** Applies to holders of a National Entitlement Card for elderly and disabled residents in the Strathclyde area.

Park n ride stations can be found at Shields Road (800 car park spaces) Bridge Street (159 spaces) Kelvinbridge (157 spaces).
Park and Ride = £5.00
For more information please visit spt.co.uk

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