British Geriatrics Society Autumn Meeting 2016
Venue & Glasgow

Venue - The SECC Glasgow

Virgin Train: Group Travel Discounts

Travelling to the conference by train offers you the perfect opportunity for last minute preparations for the day or simply the chance to relax and unwind. We serve Glasgow from many cities on the West Coast including London, Birmingham, Preston and Carlisle. Our best fares are at , with advance booking prices and no fees. The further in advance you book, the more you save (up to 12 weeks in advance).

For 3-9 passengers travelling together we offer 20% discount off Advance Fares booked through our website - for more information go to . Don’t forget to claim your Nectar points for these bookings.

For groups of 10 or more, or to ask about hiring a carriage for our special Red Carpet Service, our ultimate Group Travel Experience ( )our Groups Team will be pleased to help you at

Travelling between the city centre and the SECC

By train

Low level trains run from Glasgow Central train station to the SECC every 10-15 minutes.

Journey time is just three minutes. Take the train from platform 17 (on the lower level at Glasgow Central) and it will take you to the SECC. It’s just a five minute covered walk from platform to the venue.

Returning to the City Centre, delegates should enter Exhibition Centre Station and head to platform 1 for trains to the city centre.

Special delegate offer – ScotRail Conference Rover

Special offer for delegates on rail travel between the City Centre and SECC - £5 for 5 days travel.

Show your delegate badge at a train station within the Conference Zone to purchase your Rover ticket.

For more information visit:

By taxi

Taxis cost approximately £6 to £7 between the SECC and Central Glasgow.

Plan your journey by public transport

Free journey planning is available through Traveline Scotland online at:

Or by calling the 24 hour helpline on 0871 200 22 33

By foot

Alternatively, if you have time, why not take a riverside walk? It takes approximately twenty minutes to walk from central Glasgow to the SECC.

  City Information Links

For information on Glasgow including how to get here, accommodation, things to do

If you are considering extending your stay in Glasgow, the following links might also be useful:

Special offers for delegates

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau have arranged a number of special offers for delegates including restaurants, tours and travel. You can find the full list of offers here

Glasgow Taxis offer for airport transfers

Discounted travel available for journeys between Glasgow Airport and City Centre with Glasgow Taxis: Pre-book your taxi by phoning +44 (0) 141 429 7070 using the following codes to get the discounted fare.

Code: CM7 (Glasgow Airport to City Centre) CM5 (City Centre to Glasgow Airport) Special fare £19, saving around £3 on the standard fare.

Explore Finnieston

The SECC is within easy walking distance of the trendy Finnieston area, with a selection of unique restaurants and bars to explore. Insider tips on the area can be found here

Map and Directions