There are many ways to travel to Braehead Arena which we have detailed below. We also have two hotels onsite which may be of interest to patrons attending from slightly further a field. For more information please call 0141 886 8300.

By Bus

intu Braehead Shopping Centre has it's own dedicated bus station and travel information centre. Over 820 buses pass through here every day providing direct services to a variety of destinations across Glasgow, Inverclyde and Ayrshire.

Two bus services run providing fast and convenient links to Glasgow, Paisley, Renfrew, Erskine and Glasgow Airport.

  • McGill’s service 26 between Glasgow (Renfield St.) – Govan – SGH – intu Braehead – Soar – Renfrew – Paisley – Nethercraigs
  • First Group’s service 77 between Buchanan Bus Station – Partick – SGH – intu Braehead – Renfrew – Glasgow Airport


By Coach

If you are coming by coach, then we also have our own dedicated coach park next to the bus station. Please contact the arena if you are arriving with a coach party as some events have specific coach drop off points.

By Car

Braehead Arena can easily be reached by road from the whole of central Scotland and beyond.

The venue has over 6500 dedicated FREE parking spaces. We are based at junction 26 (eastbound) and junction 25a (westbound) of Glasgow's M8 motorway.

Please visit Transport Direct to plan your journey by car.

By Train

Braehead Arena is easily accessible by train from Glasgow City Centre, as well as from destinations in Inverclyde and Ayrshire. Trains run very frequently from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street and regularly from other destinations including Ardrossan, Ayr, Gourock and Wemyss Bay. It is then a short bus ride or a quick hop in a taxi to get to intu Braehead and Braehead Arena.


If you are travelling by public transport within Scotland, you can use the Traveline Scotland journey planner.


By Air

Braehead Arena is conveniently situated just four miles from Glasgow International Airport. For more information on flights to Glasgow visit the Glasgow Airport website at

The First Bus 747 & 77 service offers a direct link from Glasgow Airport to intu Braehead and Soar. It runs every 30 minutes for most of the day and the journey time to intu Braehead is around 15 minutes. For timetable details, please use our Braehead journey planner.

By Bicycle

Cycling is good for the environment. To view local cycle routes on the National Cycle Network, set up and coordinated by Sustrans, the UK's leading sustainable transport charity, please click here.

Cycle parking is available at each of intu Braehead's main entrances.

On Foot

intu Braehead is only a mile away from Renfrew town centre and can easily be reached on foot, either by using the newly upgraded Kings Inch Road, or the riverside walkway. This extends from our boardwalk to the Renfrew Ferry.

Location Map

To help you find intu Braehead more easily, we've provided maps for you below.

Location Map - We always advise that you double check your travel arrangements with the transport providers, before setting off to Braehead Arena.