Direct (non-stop) flights from Glasgow International Airport

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There are 77 destinations with direct flights from Glasgow International Airport.

Destinations & direct flights from Glasgow International Airport (Glasgow)

Glasgow (GLA) is a bigger airport in United Kingdom. The highest number of daily departures from Glasgow International Airport is seen on the route to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), with an average of 6-9 flights every day. Furthermore, travelers can experience the longest available flight from Glasgow International Airport on the Boeing 787-8 operated service to Cancun International Airport (CUN), which lasts for roughly 9h 50m.

Biggest airlines departing from Glasgow International Airport

Frequent flyer programs offered by several airlines departing from Glasgow International Airport:
easyJet
Loganair
British Airways
Aer Lingus
Jet2

Hotel ideas near Glasgow International Airport

Airport information

Airport name Glasgow International Airport
Airport (IATA) Code GLA
City Glasgow
Country United-Kingdom (GB)
Full location Glasgow International Airport
Latitude 55.869074
Longitude -4.435053
Website Glasgowairport.com
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General Information About Glasgow International Airport

Glasgow International Airport was Scotland's busiest airport in 2014, serving 7.7 million passengers through two terminals: T1, with three piers; and T2, on the right hand side.

Terminal 1 is more central of the two and offers passengers a range of services for shopping, food and sleep needs. There's sure to be something here that meets them!

The terminal building offers an assortment of bars and restaurants, including 24-hour eateries. Furthermore, several self-serve kiosks sell food and drink.

Check-in counters and luggage drop off are located on the ground floor opposite WH Smith in Terminal 5. Additionally, there is a multi-faith prayer room located in Priority Security corridor on the first floor of departures concourse.

GLA Airport provides several on-airport car parks that are available for long-stay parking needs, with direct access to terminal buildings. Multi-Storey Parking Garage (MSCC) is ideal for this purpose and features direct access from GLA terminal building.

Car rental can be an efficient and straightforward way to navigate Glasgow and its environs, and numerous companies offering car hire are located conveniently at Glasgow International Airport to make things convenient for you.

Transfers: There are various public transportation options to take you from Glasgow International Airport into Glasgow City Centre or other points within it, such as buses. McGill's 757 bus service connects directly between Paisley Gilmour Street and Buchanan Street while there is also an official Glasgow Airport Shuttle bus that operates every 10 minutes and 24/7.


How to Get From Glasgow International Airport to Glasgow Center

Glasgow International Airport (GLA), Scotland's second-busiest terminal, welcomes over seven million passengers annually and is easily accessible by public transport - express buses providing convenient transfer options.

Train Lines to Central Station

Traveling by train from Glasgow International Airport can be an economical and comfortable means of arriving at your destination in Glasgow. Paisley Gilmour Street railway station is within a mile, from where trains head directly into Glasgow Central.

Glasgow Central Railway Station boasts plenty of shops, eateries, services and Travelex currency exchange points, making this Scotland's busiest train station an invaluable source of services, attractions and entertainment options.

Are You Travelling from the Airport to Your Hotel

Wanting to save both time and money, why not book a private transfer from Glasgow airport directly to your accommodation in Glasgow city center? These transfers accommodate up to eight passengers for ease and are an efficient means of travel from airport to hotel without needing to navigate public transport networks.

Select from a sedan, 6-seat premium minivan or 8-seat minibus; each vehicle is modern, comfortable and equipped with Wi-Fi to keep your ride entertaining.

Private Transfers to Greenock Cruise Port and Your Hotel

Take the stress out of flying out from Glasgow International Airport by pre-arranging a private transfer that's just for you. Your driver will pick you up at either your hotel or private address and drive directly to Glasgow - with premium sedan, 6-seat premium minivan or 8-seat minibus options ensuring an easy journey with zero delays at the airport!

Scotrail provides low floor easy access buses for wheelchair users and stations feature help points at airport bus stands as well as special assistance host desk check-in areas in T2 and the main terminal. Furthermore, accessible washrooms and passenger elevators connect all trains.

Taxi Service to Paisley Gilmour Street

A taxi from Glasgow International Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street typically costs 18-25EUR depending on how many passengers and driver experience are in the group, with its taxi rank outside of Arrivals Hall.

There are multiple bus services connecting with Paisley Gilmour Street railway station as well as local destinations beyond, including routes 66 and 300. These buses also run directly between Paisley Gilmour Street airport and other local destinations.

The 500 bus service runs every ten minutes from Glasgow International Airport and is the cheapest way to reach Glasgow Central station within 15 minutes.

Are you searching for an exciting way to experience Glasgow? A guided tour may be just what's needed! On this sightseeing adventure, you will gain insight into its rich history while visiting various landmarks along the route. Tours are offered over one or two days and can accommodate groups of any size.

Glasgow International Airport Amenities & Services

At Glasgow International Airport there are various amenities that can make your journey more pleasant, such as car parks, shops and restaurants, a lounge as well as services designed to help passengers relax after flying.

The main terminal is open 24 hours a day and offers an impressive variety of shopping, eating and drinking options, such as WHSmiths in both international arrivals and check-in areas as well as several bars and coffee shops.

Food & Beverages: There are plenty of places in the Main Terminal offering refreshments, from Starbucks to WHSmith stores on both floors of international arrivals area - offering sandwiches and other snacks.

Car Parks: The airport provides several secure car parks at competitive rates for Long Stay, Short Stay and Fast Track parking needs.

Hotels at the Airport:

There are many airport hotels nearby offering comfortable and clean accommodation, many within walking distance to the main terminal or offering shuttle transfers directly.

Sleeping in an Airport Terminal: Although sleeping can be found within an airport terminal, certain considerations should be made before bedtime. Noise pollution near Tesco Express could keep you up at night; bring along earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones for optimal restful rest.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How many airports are there close to Glasgow?

1 airport(s) near to Glasgow:

What is the best airport to use when flying from Glasgow?

Glasgow International Airport (GLA) is considered the most convenient airport for departures from Glasgow.

Which airlines operate flights out of Glasgow International Airport?

There are 16 airlines that fly from Glasgow International Airport, the most popular are: easyJet, Loganair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Jet

What is the longest flight from Glasgow International Airport?

You'll be on an Boeing 787-8 for about 9h 50m if you fly from Glasgow to Cancun International Airport (CUN). That's the most time you'll spend in the air from Glasgow International Airport.

What is the airport IATA-code for Glasgow International Airport?

Glasgow International Airport uses the IATA code: GLA

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