The Glasgow National Hockey Centre, constructed for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, is the home of hockey in Scotland.
Owned by Glasgow Life, and home to Scottish Hockey, the venue already has a tremendous history having held the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games; Men’s EuroHockey Championship II 2017; Men’s World League 1 2016; U18 Boys’ and Girls’ EuroHockey Championship II 2016; and Women’s Champions Challenge 2014.
Scotland play their home matches at the venue and it is where Scotland’s national finals are held annually.
The Glasgow National Hockey Centre is located approximately 1.7 miles east of Glasgow city centre on north of the River Clyde. It is easily accessible on foot and by cycle or public transport. Its address is 8 Kings Drive, Glasgow, G40 1HB.
Walking to the venue
The walk from the city centre will be a great way to take in the sights of Glasgow and will take around 20-30 minutes. Walking through Glasgow Green is recommended from the city centre.
Why not cycle? It’s only nine minutes from the city centre
The Glasgow National Hockey Centre is approximately nine minutes’ cycle from the city centre.
The venue is less than a 30 minute cycle from the west end along local routes and incorporating National Cycle Network Route 75.
Cycle parking is a five minute walk from the venue. There is space for 100 cycles. The cycle parking is near to Arcadia Street, up to King’s Drive and James Street crossroad.
Travelling by rail – city centre to nearby stations in five minutes
Bridgeton Train Station serves the Glasgow National Hockey Centre and is about 10 minutes’ walk from the venue. Another option is Dalmornock Train Station, which has a slightly longer walk.
From Glasgow city centre:
Join services at Argyle Street station – join only Glasgow Central if you require accessibility services – for onward travel to Bridgeton, heading for Lanark, Motherwell and Larkhall. Travel time is five minutes.
From the west of Glasgow:
Direct services from Milngavie/Dalmuir – via Glasgow Central Low Level – also call at Bridgeton, heading for Lanark, Motherwell and Larkhall.
From South Lanarkshire:
Direct services from Motherwell/Larkhall etc. call at Bridgeton.
For full details of services, please go to scotrail.co.uk.
Travelling by bus – city to venue in 20 minutes
The Glasgow National Hockey Centre is well served by multiple bus routes with several bus stops in close proximity to the venue. Remember use of the bus is included in the cost of your event ticket.
For travel from the city centre use First Bus services: 18, 64 and 263. Leave the bus at Bridgeton Cross which is a 10 minute walk from the venue. First Bus services 21 and 267 stop at Shawfield which is approximately 15 minutes to venue. Remember It’s only about 20 minutes walk from the city centre to the venue.
For travel from other areas of Greater Glasgow, First Bus services 46 and 65 service Bridgeton Cross – take a10 minute to walk to Glasgow National Hockey Centre.
Parking at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre will be restricted during the tournament. There is parking spaces on nearby Ballater Street.
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