Scottish Cup Final: Travel Advice

Published 17 May 2018

Scottish Cup Final

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Celtic FC v Motherwell FC

Saturday 19th May 2018

Kick Off: 1500 hours

ACCESS/EXIT ROUTES

People attending events at Hampden Park should be aware that the area around the stadium is mainly residential and there is very limited parking for private cars.

On event days, Police Scotland would advise people to use public transport to get to the stadium, if not travelling by organised coaches/buses.



PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Detail with regard to getting to and from the stadium can be found on the following websites:

Hampden Park

First Scotrail

Additional carriages and services run both pre and post event, with Mount Florida and Kings Park train stations being a short walk from the stadium.

First Bus

Provides transport to the stadium from Glasgow City Centre and surrounding areas.



PRIVATE CAR

If you do take the car, please be aware of Glasgow City Council Parking Controls – Event Day Parking Zone - which affects streets near to Hampden Stadium and will come into force during relevant, well attended events:

City Parking Glasgow

Glasgow City Council

The Queens Park Recreation Ground, Queens Drive, Glasgow, will not be available for use at this fixture.



PRE MATCH ROUTES FOR CELTIC SUPPORTERS COACHES APPROACHING THE EAST OF THE STADIUM:

M74 Northbound: Exit the M74 at Junction 1A (Polmadie). Turn left onto Polmadie Road continue to junction with Aikenhead Road, continue south onto Aikenhead Road, stay in the right hand lane and continue through the junction with Prospecthill Road where your coach will be directed to park in the purple car park.

A car park pass will be required for entry; those without a pass will be directed to park on Calder Street after exiting the M74. Buses entering the ‘purple carpark’ must enter no later than 90 minutes prior to kick off. Hospitality vehicles entering the ‘purple carpark’ must enter no later than 60 minutes prior to kick off.

M74 Southbound: Exit the M74 at Junction 1A (Polmadie). Turn right onto Polmadie Road, turn right onto Calder Street, where your coach will be directed to park.

M80 Southbound: Exit towards M73 Junction 3 (Mollinsburn) and continue south. At Junction 1 join the M74 north and follow the above route.

M8 Eastbound: Continue on the M8 to junction 1 of the M74, (offside lane). Exit the M74 at Junction 1A (Polmadie) and follow the route above.

M8 Westbound: Exit the M8 at junction 20 (nearside lane), merge onto West Street, turn left into Wallace Street, keep left to continue on Dalintober Street, merge onto M74, exit the M74 at junction 1A (Polmadie) and follow the route above.

A8 Westbound: Continue onto the M8 to Junction 8 (Baillieston) and join the M73 southbound. Thereafter take the offside lane to join the M74 and follow the above route.

PRIVATE TRANSPORT

Designated Parking on EAST SIDE of Stadium only for Celtic supporters:

Celtic supporters attending in private vehicles should follow the directions given for Celtic supporter’s coaches above, and utilise on street parking where available to the East of the stadium.

A car park pass will be required for entry to the Red, Yellow & Purple car parks; those without a pass should utilise on street parking where available. Any vehicles entering the stadium car parks, must enter no later than 60 minutes prior to kick off.

Parking is controlled on match day and supporters should refer to nearby signage for direction re parking. As a result, there is limited parking available in the vicinity of the stadium; supporters are encouraged to travel via train where possible.

POST MATCH ROUTES FOR CELTIC SUPPORTERS FROM THE EAST OF THE STADIUM:

After the event, coaches in Polmadie Street and coaches facing south in Aikenhead Road, should follow the reverse of the routes shown above.

Coaches parked facing north in Aikenhead Road should continue north on Aikenhead Road, turn right into Cathcart Road, then turn right into Caledonia Road to the roundabout junction, turn right onto The Boulevard, continue to the roundabout junction, turn left onto Kilbride Street, continue to the traffic light junction, turn right onto Polmadie Road and join M74 junction 1A.

ROAD CLOSURES

In order to enhance the safety and security of all spectators prior to and at the conclusion of the match Police Scotland will close off a number of roads around the perimeter of the stadium. These closures will be for a short period of time and will be lifted as soon as it is deemed safe to do so. We thank you for your patience and understanding.



PRE MATCH ROUTES FOR COACHES APPROACHING THE WEST OF THE STADIUM:

M8 Westbound: Exit the M8 at Junction 22 and join the M77. Leave the M77 at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn left onto Dumbreck Road and continue until the junction with Titwood Road (high vehicles such as double deck buses – turn right, Haggs Road, turn left Shawmoss Road, turn right Titwood Road) continue Titwood Road. Turn right onto Minard Road continue onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (Monument). Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Battlefield Road, continue on Battlefield Road to the first traffic light junction and bear right remaining on Battlefield Road to the ‘T’ junction with Cathcart Road. Turn left onto Cathcart Road and take the immediate right onto Letherby Drive, where your coach will be directed to park in the ‘blue carpark’. A car park pass will be required for entry; those without a pass should utilise on street parking where available.

M80 Southbound: Join M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M74 Northbound: Continue from the M74 onto the M73 and thereafter onto the M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M8 Eastbound: Exit at Junction 22, Seaward Street, keep to right lane travelling under motorway bridge, join M77 Southbound, keep left continue on M77 Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue as above.

A77/M77 Northbound: Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue as above.

Blue Car Park Pass Holders: Follow the directions for M8 Westbound, after turning left onto Cathcart Road take the next right onto Letherby Drive, Cross Carmunnock Road and into Blue Car Park.

PRIVATE TRANSPORT

Designated Parking on WEST SIDE of Stadium Only for Motherwell supporters:

Motherwell supporters attending in private vehicles should follow the directions given for Motherwell supporters’ coaches above, and utilise on street parking where available to the West of the stadium.

A car park pass will be required for entry to the Red, Yellow & Blue car parks; those without a pass should utilise on street parking where available.

Any vehicles entering the stadium car parks, must enter no later than 60 minutes prior to kick off.

Parking is controlled on match day and supporters should refer to nearby signage for direction re parking. As a result, there is limited parking available in the vicinity of the stadium; supporters are encouraged to travel via train where possible.

POST MATCH ROUTES FROM THE WEST OF THE STADIUM:

Langside Road: Continue to Langside Monument. Take 3rd exit onto Langside Avenue. Continue west on Langside Avenue through the junction with Pollokshaws Road onto Minard Road. Continue on Minard Road and turn left onto Titwood Road and follow reverse of inward route towards M77/M8 as appropriate. On Titwood Road consider reverse diversion route for high sided vehicles via Shawmoss Road and Haggs Road.

Queens Drive: Turn left onto Langside Road, keep right at traffic lights, and continue on Langside Road, Continue to Langside Monument. Take 3rd. exit onto Langside Avenue.

Continue west on Langside Avenue through the junction with Pollokshaws Road onto Minard Road. Continue on Minard Road and turn left onto Titwood Road and follow reverse of inward route towards M77/M8 as appropriate. On Titwood Road consider reverse diversion route for high sided vehicles via Shawmoss Road and Haggs Road.


Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Your Community

Find out more about local policing issues in this area by visiting: Greater Glasgow, Lanarkshire


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