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Look ahead to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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  • The concourse and platforms at Central Station
    Central Station in Glasgow city centre
  •  A train arrives at Cowcaddens Subway Station, Glasgow
    Cowcaddens Subway Station, Glasgow
  • A Stena Line ferry docks at Cairnryan in Dumfries & Galloway after it's journey from Belfast in Northern Ireland.
    Arrival of a Stena Line ferry in Cairnryan from Northern Ireland

As a busy hub and Scotland's most populous city, Glasgow has comprehensive transport links to the rest of the UK and direct connections to major cities around the world. The city is well served by local public transport and many of the XX Commonwealth Games venues are within walking and cycling distance of the city centre.

Getting to the XX Commonwealth Games

Whether you travel by train, coach, plane or ferry, it's easy to get to Glasgow and the venues in Angus and Edinburgh for the XX Commonwealth Games. Scotland has one of the best public transport networks in the UK, with direct access from major centres around the world.

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Getting around Glasgow

With an excellent network of roads, trains, buses and the subway, getting around Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games should be hassle free. Most of the venues are accessible by foot or bike, and all will offer cycle parking.

Your tickets will be valid to use on local public transport during the day of the event. Extra public transport services will be put on and there will also be park and ride options at the larger venues. Accessible parking will be available at the venues where possible.

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Travel around Scotland

Using Glasgow as your touring base, you really can travel around the country with ease. Take the train up the west coast to enjoy a stunning journey as you journey past lochs and mountain scenery, or board a ferry to one of Scotland's many islands. You can take your car follow a National Tourist Route or hop on board a coach and explore cities such as Stirling and Inverness; you'll be amazed how much of Scotland you can visit during your trip.

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