SSE Hydro Venue Guide - Glasgow: Premier League Darts
The SSE Hydro in Glasgow is the venue for week two of the 2019 Premier League Darts campaign and if you are travelling to the event we have some details on the venue that you may find useful.
This spectacular arena has a seated capacity of 12,000 and is the host for over 140 massive events each and every year. More than 1 million people visit the venue every year and it is widely considered to be one of the best venues in the UK.
The SSE Hydro opened back in September 2013, and has been the host to some incredible events. As well as Premier League Darts, it has hosted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards and was a venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
When Is The PDC Premier League Darts in Glasgow?
The PDC Premier League Darts is in Glasgow for Valentines Day, 14th February 2019. This will be the second night of the league phase, with each player looking to get off to a strong start in the competition. The event will get underway at 7pm and for those not at the arena, all the action will be live on Sky Sports.
How To Get To The SSE Hydro
The address for the SSE Hydro in Glasgow is:
The SSE Hydro SEC Glasgow G3 8YW
Travelling By Car
When reaching the SSE Hydro by car, the good news is that it is just off the M8 motorway and there should be ample parking at the venue. You will need to leave the M8 motorway at junction 19 and join on to the westbound Clydesdale Expressway (A814).
There will then be a signpost for SEC East, where you will need to turn left at the upcoming traffic lights and if you wish to access multi-storey parking, take the right lane.
Travelling By Train
There are over 20 direct trains to Glasgow every day from London, while direct trains run from Edinburgh every 15 minutes on a weekday. From Glasgow Central, reaching the SEC is a three-minute train ride to the Exhibition Centre railway station. There are six trains an hour from Glasgow Central and will depart from Platform 17.
Travelling By Bus
The easiest way to reach the venue via bus is to catch the Riversider 100 from George Square in the centre of Glasgow, which would take you directly to the venue. There are two other buses that will take you to within a 2 minute walk of the venue from the Scottish Event Campus, the Stagecoach X19 and McGills 23 service.
Hotels Near the SSE Hydro
Due to its location, there are a number of good options for hotels near the SSE Hydro. For more of a budget option, The Radisson RED Hotel has great reviews and has plenty of top features such as 174 rooms, 3 event and games studios and an excellent rooftop bar.
A bit more pricey is the Dakota Deluxe in Glasgow, which is just 0.9 miles away from the venue. Each room has Sky HD on Smart TVs, as well as a fantastic grill and Champagne Room and cigar terrace.
Pubs Near The SSE Hydro
Glasgow is known as a great party city, therefore it should come as no surprise to see that there are some stellar pubs in the area. The Ben Nevis pub is a great option at only 0.3 miles away from the venue, particularly if you enjoy music and want to try a traditional Scottish whiskey.
The Park Bar has a very good vibe and should be a decent place to build up to the darts with a few drinks. They do traditional pub food so you could even grab a bite to eat before heading to the venue. Drinks will also be available at the venue itself of course.
If you are placing a bet on the PDC Premier League Darts, remember to please gamble responsibly and if the fun stops, stop. Players must be 18+. begambleaware.org.