From Costa Rica to Troon ...
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Troon is actually incredibly easy to get too regardless of mode of transport - although we do accept that it may be a wee bit more challenging if you're travelling from Costa Rica.
The town benefits from a really good rail service but unfortunately there is just no way that we can schedule a late enough train to allow travellers heading back to Glasgow to get the full set. If we were COP 26 perhaps...
One of the ideas that we are keen to follow up this year is the idea of taxi pooling. We are currently putting together the price lists with one of the local taxi firms with a view to providing a cost effective way back to various destinations in shared cabs. Once we have the details we'll publish an email link and you can let us know where you're going back to and how many and we'll see whether we can pair up destinations.
Getting to WinterStorm in Troon by train is pretty much a skoosh and affordable. All routes will have to go through Glasgow Central but from Glasgow it's £8.20 single at the time of writing.
The mainline between Ayr and Glasgow benefits from up to four trains per hour and is about forty minutes from Glasgow Central to Troon Station.
Troon Station is less thah a kilometre from the concert hall which is a five minute walk or a two and half minute run! Sober...
As far as getting here in time for first doors we are suggesting that the following departure times from Glasgow are our WinterStorm Express journeys!
Due to the full line up there is no way that we could schedule the main acts to finish before the last trains north although there is plenty of times for trains heading to Prestwick and Ayr. The last trains back to Glasgow are bookable online via the Scotrail Website as below.
Well apart from typing in Troon Concert Hall into Google Maps we won't add much more! Troon is linked to the motorway network via the A77/M77 and is around forty five minutes from Glasgow.
If travelling from the south follow M6; M74; M77 then signs for Troon via the A78 and A79.
From Manchester for example it will take four and a quarter hours.
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