Hampden Park

Scottish League Cup Final Supporters Information

Here is more information for Aberdeen supporters attending the Scottish League Cup Final this Sunday at Hampden.

Supporters should note that stringent search arrangements will be in place at Hampden. This safety measure has the potential to delay entry into the ground so fans are strongly encouraged to get to the stadium as early as possible. Supporters should expect to be searched prior to entry. Please do not take any large bags which may become a hindrance. Please take note of the information about road works detailed below.

There are no cash turnstiles.

Turnstiles will be open 1 ½ hours before kick-off i.e. 1.30pm.

Clubs are reminded that this is a neutral venue and as such they will be held responsible to repair or pay for any damage caused by their supporters.

Supporters are reminded about no alcohol on buses, attempting to gain entry whilst drunk and no pyrotechnic devices to be set off.  Pitch incursions are strictly forbidden.

There are no reprints so please look after your tickets.

Spectators attending events at Hampden Park should be aware that the area around the stadium is mainly residential and an Event Day Parking Zone operates around the stadium. This restricts parking to Resident’s Parking Permit holders and the specified times/dates are displayed on ‘Zone Entry’ signs.

On event days, Police Scotland would advise spectators to use public transport to get to the stadium, if not travelling by organised coaches/buses. There is NO public parking in the stadium.

PRE-MATCH ROUTES FOR ABERDEEN SUPPORTERS COACHES APPROACHING THE WEST OF THE STADIUM

M8 Westbound: Exit the M8 at Junction 22 and join the M77. Leave the M77 at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn left onto Dumbreck Road and continue until the junction with Titwood Road (high vehicles such as double deck buses – turn right, Haggs Road, turn left Shawmoss Road, turn right Titwood Road) continue Titwood Road. Turn right onto Minard Road continue onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (Monument). Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Battlefield Road, continue on Battlefield Road to the first traffic light junction and bear right remaining on Battlefield Road to the ‘T’ junction with Cathcart Road. Turn left onto Cathcart Road and take the immediate right onto Letherby Drive, where coaches will be directed to park in the ‘blue carpark’. A car park pass (A4 Poster) will be required for entry; those without a pass should utilise on street parking where available. Coaches without a car park pass will be directed to the Queen’s Drive area.

M80 Southbound: Join M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M74 Northbound: Continue from the M74 onto the M73 and thereafter onto the M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M8 Eastbound: Exit at Junction 22, Seaward Street, keep to right lane travelling under motorway bridge, join M77 Northbound, keep left continue on M77 Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue as above.

A77/M77 Northbound: Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue as above.

Blue Car Park Pass Holders / Hospitality: Follow the directions for M8 Westbound, after turning left onto Cathcart Road take the next right onto Letherby Drive, cross Carmunnock Road and into Blue Car Park.

A car park pass will be required for entry; those without a pass should utilise on street parking where available. Hospitality vehicles entering the ‘blue carpark’ must enter no later than 60 minutes prior to kick off.

PRIVATE CAR

If you do take the car, please be aware of Glasgow City Council Parking Controls – Event Day Parking Zone – which affects streets near to Hampden Stadium and will come into force during relevant, well attended events:

For information public parking please click here

PRIVATE SUPPORTER’S COACHES

Travel advice for Aberdeen supporters: Passes for Hampden Park have been distributed. All supporter’s buses MUST arrive no later than 90 minutes before KO. Hospitality Buses MUST arrive no later than 60 minutes before KO.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Information regarding getting to and from the stadium can be obtained from the following websites:

Hampden Park:

Please click here for more information on getting to Hampden.

ScotRail:

To visit the ScotRail website please click here

Mount Florida and Kings Park train stations are a short walk from the stadium. Aberdeen supporters are encouraged to use the Mount Florida Station.

Aberdeen supporters will be queued on the main concourse at Glasgow Central and will travel to Mount Florida.

Post-match Aberdeen supporters will use Mount Florida Station . Any queuing will start at top of station entrance stairs filtering onto Bolton Drive. There are extra trains being run from Mount Florida post-match.

The Battlefield Road, Prospecthill Road and McLennan Street will be closed and supporters will be redirected to the end of the queue.

There will be a queuing system in place at Glasgow Queen Street in the car park at the North Hanover Street entrance of the station for Aberdeen supporters returning after match. Please follow the directions of police and Scotrail staff. Services back to Aberdeen are at 1745, 1945, 2145.

There will be an alcohol ban in place.

BTP can be followed on twitter accounts @btp, @BTPNorthScotland, @btpGlasgow and @btpfootball.  

First Bus:

Provides transport to the stadium from Glasgow City Centre and surrounding areas.

http://www.firstgroup.com/journey-planner

PLANNED ROAD WORKS

PLEASE CHECK LOCAL RADIO AND TRAFFIC SCOTLAND FOR ANY DELAYS ON YOUR CHOSEN ROUTE TO AND FROM THE GAME.

A9 at Dunblane at the Auchinlay Rail and Allan Water Bridges. The 1st phase of works commenced on the 17th November and is due to be completed by the 12th December. The work is being done under a contraflow traffic management arrangement.  This will affect journeys to and from Hampden. Other routes are available to choose, if they suit your travel needs.

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