UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)
31 Oct - 12 Nov 2021, Glasgow

Glasgow will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) from 31 October until 12 November 2021.

In the lead up to and during the event, there will be some planned and unplanned road closures, especially in the vicinity of the Scottish Event Campus.

For more information on local road closures, please see the Glasgow City Council website

For details about disruption (including planned and unplanned road closures), the Get Ready Glasgow website will be continuously updated.

For more information on how the trunk road network will be affected, visit the Traffic Scotland website.


News updates:

10-09-21 (Transport Scotland): 51 days to go until COP26 arrives in Glasgow



Public transport information

As the conference approaches, public transport customers are advised to prepare and plan ahead wherever possible.

Roads and public transport are likely to be busiest on certain days during COP26, and customers should allow extra time for journeys in case of any unexpected disruption.

Planned and unplanned distruption or route changes affecting public transport will be published here on Traveline Scotland in due course. 



Planning your journey

During COP26, our Journey Planner and Timetable Finder will include special messages advising of disruption or changes to public transport. 

Simply click or touch on any red warning icons (Triangle icon) when using the journey planner to view details of changes to journeys.

To plan a public transport journey, you can:

  • Use our Journey Planner for all Scottish bus, coach, rail, ferry, Subway and tram journeys between any two places in Scotland.
  • Download our app to plan journeys, view live bus and train times, and check for travel updates and disruption. 
  • Speak to a travel adviser in our Scottish call centre on 0871 200 22 33.  Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
    We're open 24 hours every day. 



Need further assistance?

For public transport information, you can get help from Traveline Scotland over the phone.

Please call us on 0871 200 22 33. Our advisers are available 24 hours every day.

Within the UK, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.



More information

For more details about the UN Climate Change conference, visit the official COP26 website.

For details of the Scottish Government programme during COP26, visit the Net Zero Nation website.