Matthew Cowdrey at 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships Montreal © • Matthew Clemente
Tickets for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow went on general public sale on Monday 15 December via www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Glasgow2015 priced at just £10/£15 for adults for heats/finals, while all under-16s go free (Terms & Conditions apply).
Getting to the venue from the city centre
Details of local transport arrangements for Tollcross International Swimming Centre are set out below.
Travelling by rail – city centre to nearby stations in 10 minutes
Carntyne Train Station is 20 minutes’ walk from Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
From Glasgow city centre:
Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Carntyne, heading for Airdrie/Edinburgh. Travel time is 10 minutes.
From the Dunbartonshire/North Clyde area:
Join services from Helensburgh/Milngavie/Balloch heading towards Airdrie/Edinburgh.
From the east/Edinburgh:
Join services from Edinburgh/Airdrie heading towards Helensburgh/Balloch/Milngavie.
For full details of services, please go to scotrail.co.uk.
Travelling by bus – city to venue in 20 minutes
The Tollcross International Swimming Centre is well served by multiple bus routes with several bus stops in close proximity to the venue.
From Glasgow City Centre Argyle St, before Buchanan St take First Bus services 61, 240 and 255 to the stop at Tollcross Road at Tollcross Park, approximately four minutes’ walk to the venue.
Also take First Bus services 2, 60 and 60A to the stop in Shettleston Rd before at Wellshot Road, approximately 10 minutes’ walk to the venue.
For travel from other areas of greater Glasgow, First Bus services 8 and 46 stop on Shettleston Rd at Wellshot Road and service 64 stops on Braidfauld St near Tollcross Road, approximately between three and 10 minutes respectively, to walk to the venue.
Why not cycle? It’s only 19 minutes from the city centre
The Tollcross International Swimming Centre is a 19 minute cycle from the city centre.
The recommended cycle route is as follows:
Turn right onto George St - Continue onto Duke St - Turn left onto Shettleston Rd - Turn right onto Edrom St - Turn right onto Elvan St - Turn left onto Anstruther St - Continue forward into Tollcross Park - Proposed cycle parking on right.
Cycle Parking facilities will be available at Tollcross Park in close proximity to spectators’ entrance.
Leave your car behind!
Please do not drive to the Tollcross International Swimming Centre. There are no parking facilities at or in the vicinity of the venue. Parking around the venue is strictly reserved for residents and local businesses only.
Blue Badge holders should visit here to book parking.
So leave your car behind and make use of the many other transport options available.
To plan your journey have a look at the Traveline Scotland website.