Travel to the Velodrome

Home to the 2013 UCI Juniors Track World Championships is the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. Named after the eleven-time World Champion and six-time Olympic Champion rider Chris Hoy, the venue opened in October 2012 and is Scotland's only indoor velodrome​. With state-of-the-art facilities and 2,000 spectator seats the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome will provide a spectacular backdrop to the Championships. 

Free Shuttle Bus to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome​

Getting to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome couldn’t be easier with our free shuttle bus service for all ticket holders. Buses will run daily at regular intervals throughout the event days from Buchanan Bus Station to the venue. ​

Buses will leave from stances 24 and 25 at the Buchanan Bus Station at regular intervals during each day of the Championships.

Bus service will commence 1 hour prior to the start of each session. Check the Schedule page for session start times.  

Venue address:  1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HY


By Bicycle: 

The Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome has dedicated bicycle parking and can be accessed via National Cycle Route 75 (Glasgow to Cambuslang) followed by a short on-road cycle to London Road. 

National Cycle Route 75 can be accessed from National Cycle Route 756 (Glasgow to East Kilbride), National Cycle routes 7 & 75 (Glasgow to Paisley/Glasgow to Loch Lomond) and local cycle routes within Glasgow. 

For more information and a map of national and local cycle routes in Glasgow please click here or download the Glasgow Cycling route map here​ (PDF file 14Mb).

Skyride Local - Led-rides to the Championships 

Skyride Local is a series 25 lead rides around the city. Led by qualified riders these groups take to pre-planned and risk assessed routes. The routes are set in 4 standards; ride easy, ride steady, ride strong and ride Strong +. 

For the Saturday and Sunday of the UCI Juniors Track World Championships rides will leave at 10am from the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and head towards Glasgow Green alongside the river to the SECC and the new Hydro Arena. The route then loops back to the Velodrome. Distance 9miles Duration 75mins.

Places are free but must be pre-booked. To book a space on either ride, click on Saturday ride or Sunday ride​

By Bus: 

There are bus stops beside the Arena, the London Road bus stop outside the Sir Chris Hoy Velo​drome can be accessed by the number 43 bus. For further details on planning your journey by bus please click here.

By Car: 

Follow the A74 / London Road from the east end. The Arena is on London Road with on site car parking. Car parking is limited so visitors are encouraged to use public transport. 

For general public transport information and route planning please phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33* or visit their website at Traveline Scotland​.

*Calls cost 10p per minute from a BT landline (UK), charges from other providers or mobiles may vary.

By Train: 

The nearest station to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome is Dalmarnock Rail Station. Trains to this station can be accessed from the Argyle line through Glasgow Central Low Level. The Dalmarnock Rail Station is not currently open on Sundays.

For timetables of the Argyle Line trains please click here​