Many venues and Festival hubs are within cycling distance of George Square in Glasgow city centre – approximate cycling times are listed below. The Traveline Scotland Journey Planner also includes a Cycle Planner to help you plan your journey.
Glasgow City Council, in partnership with Nextbike, has recently introduced a cycle hire scheme to the streets of Glasgow. In 36 locations across the city, this new service will make 400 bikes available to both visitors and locals for the duration of the Games. The bikes are bookable online or by telephone (020 8166 9851).
Up to four bikes can be hired by any one registered user at a time, and they can be picked up from and dropped off at any of the 36 hire points. For further information, including a map, visit the official site.
Please note, at busy periods there may be limited space for bicycles on trains. Check with the rail operator first for advice on the best times to travel.
Glasgow National Hockey Centre – nine minutes
Glasgow Green Precinct – 10 minutes
SECC Precinct – 11 minutes
Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre – 14 minutes
Celtic Park –12 minutes
Emirates Arena including the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome – 12 minutes
Hampden Park – 15 minutes
Ibrox Stadium – 18 minutes
Tollcross International Swimming Centre – 19 minutes
Scotstoun Sports Campus – 26 minutes
Strathclyde Country Park – eight minutes (from Motherwell Train Station) or 11 minutes (from Hamilton Central Station)
Cathkin Braes Mountain Bike Trails - 43 minutes
The Royal Commonwealth Pool is a 8 minute cycle from Edinburgh Waverley Station and Barry Buddon Shooting Centre is an eight minute cycle from Carnoustie Train Station.
Please note that cycling times are approximate and are for guidance only. During busy periods, travel times may increase. Times are also based on average cycling speeds which will vary by individual.