Getting to Braehead Arena

There are many ways to travel to Braehead Arena which we have detailed below. We also have two hotels onsite which may be of interest to patrons attending from slightly further a field. For more information please call 0141 886 8300.

By Bus

Braehead has its own dedicated bus station and travel information centre. In fact over 820 buses pass through here every day. There are direct services from many locations including Glasgow city centre, Paisley, Renfrew, Erskine and Glasgow Airport.

To plan your journey by bus, please visit Transport Direct. If you are traveling by public transport within Scotland, you can also use the Traveline Scotland journey planner.

By Coach

If you are coming by coach, then we also have our own dedicated coach park next to the bus station. Please contact the arena if you are arriving with a coach party as some events have specific coach drop off points.

By Car

Braehead Arena can easily be reached by road from the whole of central Scotland and beyond.

The venue has over 6500 dedicated FREE parking spaces. We are based at junction 26 (eastbound) and junction 25a (westbound) of Glasgow's M8 motorway.

Please visit Transport Direct to plan your journey by car.

By Train

Our nearest railway station is Paisley Gilmour Street. From there, you can catch one of the many regular buses to Braehead. If you are traveling through Glasgow city centre, then it is best to catch a bus from the city centre.

The closest underground stop to Braehead is Govan, from where there are frequent buses. The journey time is around 12 minutes.

For train times please use the National Rail website.

By Air

Braehead Arena is conveniently situated just four miles from Glasgow International Airport. For more information on flights to Glasgow visit the Glasgow Airport website at www.glasgowairport.com.

The First Bus 747 service offers a direct link from Glasgow Airport to Braehead and Xscape. It runs every 30 minutes for most of the day and the journey time to Braehead is around 15 minutes. For timetable details, please use our Braehead journey planner.

By Bicycle

Cycling is good for the environment. To view local cycle routes on the National Cycle Network, set up and coordinated by Sustrans, the UK's leading sustainable transport charity, please click here.

Cycle parking is available at each of Braehead's main entrances.

On Foot

Braehead is only a mile away from Renfrew town centre and can easily be reached on foot, either by using the newly upgraded Kings Inch Road, or the riverside walkway. This extends from our boardwalk to the Renfrew Ferry.

Location Map

To help you find Braehead more easily, we've provided maps for you below.

Location Map - We always advise that you double check your travel arrangements with the transport providers, before setting off to Braehead Arena.