Travel around Glasgow
Glasgow is a compact city with a range of affordable public transport available, as well as walking and cycle routes, making it easy for delegates to get around.
Glasgow by Bike
City bike hire Cycling around Glasgow is a quick, healthy and fun way to get around and see the city! Glasgow is linked to the National Cycle Network and has designated cycle lanes on many roads. Nextbike Glasgow has over 900 bikes and e-bikes for hire in 100 locations, including at the SEC venues and visitor attractions, available 24/7. You can rent a bike via Nextbike’s Android / iPhone App by the on-bike computer, or by phoning +44 (0) 20 816 69851.
Glasgow by Rail with special “ScotRail Conference Rover” pass
The SEC is a three-minute train ride from Glasgow Central. 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 campus).
Attendees to EMBC2022 will be able to avail of a 5-day, unlimited rail travel within the Conference Zone for just £5. No advance purchase is needed as Conference Rover passes can be purchased from one of the Conference Zone ticket offices on presentation of a delegate badge or proof of registration with photo ID. You can also get up to a 50% discount on all travel outside the Conference Zone too.
Glasgow by Taxis
With over 800 taxis, Glasgow Taxis are the largest supplier of licensed taxis in Glasgow. Glasgow Taxis offer conference delegates discounted travel between Glasgow Airport and the city centre. Delegates can pre book a taxi by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070 and quoting the appropriate code:
- Journeys from Glasgow Airport to the city centre – quote GCB 1
- Journeys from Glasgow city centre to Glasgow Airport – quote GCB 2