O2 ABC Glasgow
Buchanan bus station is about 320 metres way for wider connections.
The following bus stops are available nearby:
3 (Sauchiehall Street) to Govan passes by O2 Academy Glasgow to Shawlands
3 (Bath Street) to Drumchapel, through the West End
4 (Sauchiehall Street) to Newton Mearns
4 (Bath Street) to Knightswood, passes Glasgow University, through the West End
18 (Sauchiehall Street) to East Kilbride
Night buses (12.30am-4.30am) are also available on Saturday and Sunday.
N06 (Sauchiehall Street) through the Southside to East Kilbride and Calderwood
N6 (Sauchiehall Street) through the West End to Mountblow
N9 (Sauchiehall Street) through Ibrox to Paisley
N18 (Sauchiehall Street) through Rutherglen to East Kilbride and Greenhills
N240 (Sauchiehall Street) through Motherwell and Wishaw to Cleland
N267 (Sauchiehall Street) through Hamilton to Hillhouse
The closest railway station is Charing Cross, which is about 700 metres along Sauchiehall Street on Elmbank Crescent.
Glasgow Central is a major mainline station; further away at around 950 metres and there’s Glasgow Queen Street station, (just over 1,200 metres away).
Accessible facilities are at all of these stations, so please use the links below for more details.
Charing Cross has staff assistance, induction loop, accessible booking counter, ramp for train access, radar key toilets and lifts and stairs to below ground platforms.
Glasgow Central station has a large concourse and step free routes, escalators and lifts, but no lower counter at the ticket office. An induction loop is on the concourse.
Queen Street has staff assistance, ramp for train access, level access to the high level, lift access to low level platforms and RNIB REAT guidance system (fob required).
Parking and by car
We’re easy to get to by all major approach roads, including the M8 motorway.
There are options for on street parking in the surrounding area subject to a voucher system operated by the City Council. These can be bought at local participating shops, but be sure to check, as some streets are free after 6pm or 8pm.
Q-Park Sauchiehall Street is 24 hour and the nearest multi-storey, accessed via Bath Street, G2 4TB.
Disabled parking and by car
We do not have our own parking facilities, but there are options with parking vouchers as well as being free in some streets after 6pm or 8pm.
We have a drop off point at the entrance of our venue and there are several accessible parking bays in the 24 hour Q-Park Sauchiehall Street, accessed via Bath Street, G2 4TB.
Information for customers with access requirements using the subway (such as where to find stairs and escalators from the ground level to the platform (-2), can be found at SPT.
Accessible public transport
Get more details on accessible public transport in Scotland.
Look out for bike racks in local streets if pedal power’s your thing.
Always plan your journey in advance. You can find and pre-book a minicab and find the cheapest fares with minicabit.
We’ll have opening times, stage times (if we know them on show days) and curfew times if they’re out of the ordinary for seasoned gig-goers (7pm-11pm) on the event page of this website and on our social channels, too. All timings are subject to change, so check before you travel.
The O2 ABC Glasgow box office is open from 12 noon to 4pm, Monday-Saturday (closed Tuesday and Sunday), while the O2 Academy Glasgow box office is open from 7pm on show days only. Opening times will be different on bank holidays, so do check.
We have bars (of course), a cloakroom to leave your stuff and if you’re visiting us for the first time, just ask any of our friendly staff to show you the way. Please try and travel light as cloakroom facilities are limited, so if you really need to bring a bag, please make sure that it is small (laptop size or small handbag).
It’s always best to check the age restrictions for each event in advance as they vary from show to show.
All shows are 14+ but if you're under 16 – we’ll translate – that means if you’re between 14 years and 16 years, you’ll need to come with an adult (someone 18+) please.
Always look for admission age policies and signs such as 14+, 16+, 18+, 21+ before you book and remember to carry proof of age if you need it.
We only accept a full or provisional driver's licence as ID, and a valid passport is fine. Any fake IDs will be confiscated, sorry.
We have a breathalyer policy in place at the front doors and anyone under 18 suspected of consuming alcohol will be refused entry.
Find out more about age restrictions and what we accept as ID in our FAQs.
Have we got it all covered?
Hopefully, but if we’ve missed anything, it will be in our FAQs (with any luck).