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Getting here

Situated just off the M8 motorway with a range of fast bus links connecting to local rail and subway stations, it is very easy to get to us from across Strathclyde and further afield.

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Travelling by car

intu Braehead
Kings Inch Road, Glasgow, G51 4BN
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Travelling by train

We have a number of rail stations within easy reach of the centre, only a short bus ride away.

Paisley Gilmour Street

Frequent services run to/from Paisley Gilmour Street from Glasgow Central and stations across Inverclyde and Ayrshire, then only a 25-30 minute bus ride or short taxi journey from the centre.

Station information

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Glasgow Central/Queen Street

Rail services from across Scotland, with express bus connections along the M8 from/to Buchanan Bus Station/St Vincent Place (Queen Street) or Waterloo Street (Central).

Station information (Central) / Station information (Queen Street)

Live train information (Central) / Live train information (Queen Street)

Partick

Local services across Strathclyde, with bus connections via the Clyde Tunnel and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Station information

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Govan (SPT Subway)

Providing connections to Subway services around west Glasgow, just a 12 minute bus ride to/from the centre.

Station and service information

Travelling by bus

You will find our bus station at the eastern end of the main centre, outside M&S, in-between the centre and the Retail Park.

Bus services come from Glasgow, Paisley and the wider Renfrewshire and Inverclyde areas providing fast and convenient links. These are operated by:

McGills / First GlasgowStagecoach (West Scotland)Colchri

From/To Glasgow

McGills' Clyde Flyer express services (901 and 906 plus the X7 and X23) operate from/to Glasgow City Centre (including Central and Queen Street stations) direct along the M8, taking as little as 15 minutes to get you to/from the centre.

First Glasgow's service 77 runs up to every 10 minutes throughout the day from/to Buchanan Bus Station via Charing Cross and Partick Transport Interchange, for connections with local rail services and the SPT Subway.

From/To Paisley

McGills' services combine to provide up to 12 buses an hour throughout the day from/to Paisley town centre via Renfrew. Travel time is around 25-30 minutes, these services also provide convenient links to local rail services at Paisley Gilmour Street.

Travelling by bike

The Clyde Coastal Path (section 2A) runs along the Boardwalk directly behind the centre, providing a dedicated walking and cycling route linking to Glasgow and Paisley.

This route connects into the National Cycle Network route 7 at Paisley Town Centre and the Clyde Tunnel for onward journeys.

Cycle parking can be found around the centre, the Retail Park and Soar.

Travelling by taxi

Nearest taxi rank: by the Bus Station located near Marks & Spencers

  • Renfrewshire Cab Co: 0141 886 6666
  • Arkleston Radio Cars: 0141 886 3333

Parking

intu Braehead has 5 car parks and 7,448 parking spaces including disabled and parent and child spaces. Passenger lifts and escalators give easy access from each car park directly to the shopping centre.

Green Car Park

  • Total car spaces: 1,073
  • Disabled spaces: 58
  • Parent & child spaces: 7
  • Height restrictions: 2.06m
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Red Car Park

  • Total car spaces: 1,886
  • Disabled spaces: 178
  • Parent & child spaces: 7
  • Height restrictions: 2.06m
  • Opening times: Monday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Tuesday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Wednesday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Thursday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Friday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Saturday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Sunday: 12am - 11:59pm

Blue Car Park

  • Total car spaces: 1,704
  • Disabled spaces: 117
  • Parent & child spaces: 7
  • Height restrictions: 2.06m
  • Opening times: Monday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Tuesday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Wednesday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Thursday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Friday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Saturday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Sunday: 12am - 11:59pm

Soar

  • Total car spaces: 1,400
  • Disabled spaces: 24
  • Parent & child spaces: 12
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Retail park

  • Total car spaces: 1,385
  • Disabled spaces: 85
  • Parent & child spaces: 25
  • Height restrictions: 2.06m
  • Opening times: Monday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Tuesday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Wednesday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Thursday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Friday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Saturday: 12am - 11:59pm
    Sunday: 12am - 11:59pm

Parking services

  • Disabled parking spaces

    We have spaces available in our car parks for disabled shoppers

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  • Electric Vehicle charge point

    Driving an Electric Vehicle? No problem! We have installed charge points in two of our car parks for you to use.

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  • Parent and child spaces

    We have parent and child spaces available within our car parks

    More info

Places to stay

Travelodge Glasgow Braehead (7 min walk)

The hotel is an ideal place to stay if you want to be close to a number of activities. The hotel has our fresh new look and features Travelodges new room design complete so you can be sure of a great night's sleep.

Premier Inn (5 min drive)

This purpose built modern fully air-conditioned hotel has 103 en-suite bedrooms, unlimited free Wi-Fi, 24hr reception/access and has all the facilities you would expect from a large and successful modern hotel chain.

Normandy Hotel (8 minute drive)

Experience real Scottish hospitality at The Normandy Hotel. This accommodation is conveniently located just a short drive from Glasgow City centre. Our elegantly decorated standard bedrooms offer a delightful and comfortable place to retreat.

Premier Suites Glasgow (20 minute drive)

Premier Suites Plus Glasgow provides the perfect alternative to traditional hotel accommodation at two great central locations, with privacy and freedom to experience the city. Guests can maintain the same independence they enjoy at home in the surroundings of their own apartment.