Glasgow International Airport is located 15 minutes from the city centre with frequent direct services available to major hubs such as Dubai, Copenhagen and Amsterdam as well as an average of 43 flights from London every day. In addition both Glasgow Prestwick and Edinburgh International Airports are within 45 minutes drive from Glasgow City Centre.
Glasgow is also well serviced by rail connections with over 20 trains perday departing from Glasgow Central to London and good East Coast connections to Edinburgh every 15 minutes during the day.
Glasgow can also be reached via a numberof ferry routes across the Irish Sea, North Sea or English Channel.
Glasgow is a very compact city and easy to navigate on foot. Glasgow is built on a grid system which means it is easy find your way around.
The city has an extensive network of cycle routes and clear routes to the venue will be available soon.
Glasgow is the only Scottish city with a subway system enabling cross city journey times to be kept under 15 minutes.
Taxis in Glasgow are the most cost effective in the UK. A single journey from the city centre to the west end or riverside costs approximately £5 with a journey time of 5-10 minutes. All taxis seat 5 people.
By car, Scotland has an extensive motorway road network and Edinburgh is linked by the M8, England on the M74, Stirling with the M80, and the West Coast of Scotland with the A82 (North) and M77 (South).
IMPORTANT: Please note that there are major road works on London Road directly outside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome for which a full road closure is in place in both directions of travel. Please ensure you leave time to follow the diversion signs which guide you around this blockage.
Distances within Glasgow
Glasgow Airport to City Centre- 12km
Glasgow Airport to Hotel District- 12km
Hotels to Sir Chris Hoy Velodrom- 5km
About the UCI Track World Cup Glasgow
The UCI Track World Cup is a season long winter track cycling competition run by the UCI. The Glasgow round of the event takes place at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and follows the opening round in Cali with the series coming to a close in Aguascalientes in Mexico. The event includes all of the Olympic Track Cycling events that you might have seen during the games in London 2012 where the athletes from British Cycling performances exceeded all expectation. The World Cup is delivered by British Cycling, to find out more about membership of British Cycling, click here