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Glasgow Airport is an international airport in Scotland, the United Kingdom. It is situated 16 km west of the city centre of Glasgow. Over 8.8 million passengers travelled through Glasgow Airport in 2019.

Address:

Paisley PA3 2SW, United Kingdom

www.glasgowairport.com

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Glasgow Airport transfer time

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) required in a specific airport is essential to know if the route has a connecting flight. It is recommended to always check this before booking tickets. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a passenger should know the MCT. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Glasgow Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 45 min.
  • Between international flights: 45 min.

Glasgow International Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the totally separate areas which make it possible for air passengers to travel between transport on the ground, gates and the airplane. It is essential to know from which terminal you are departing from or transferring through because travellers might need some additional time to get to the necessary one, especially in larger airports. In Glasgow Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – British Airways, easyJet, Loganair, TUI Airways and othersv

How to get to / from Glasgow Airport

When it is the very first time visiting a destination, it may be difficult to know the best way to get to the city centre. Public transportation is not always accessible directly from the terminals and taxis at the airport can be pricey. Our suggestion is to check all transport possibilities ahead of the flight to make sure you choose the ideal option for your trip.

For the most up-to-date information and connections go here.

Glasgow Airport bus

  • Glasgow Airport Express Line 500
    Direction: Buchanan bus station
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 9 EUR, children single ticket starts from 4.5 EUR

Glasgow Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 29 EUR

Where to have a rest in Glasgow GLA Airport

At times you may face a prolonged wait between flights, for example, an overnight layover or a flight delay until the following day. When this happens, it’s important for passengers to be familiar with where they can rest and spend their time between flights.

Lounges in Glasgow Airport

Airport lounges provide travellers with the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable setting and offer services - for example food and beverages, WIFI, spaces to relax in and showers.

Glasgow Airport hotels

In the event that your flight departs the following day, or the lounges aren’t so comfortable, you can choose to stay in a nearby hotel. Whereas some hotels are onsite, with others, travellers may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the nearest one. We have selected the best options for you in case you choose to stay in a hotel between flights.

Glasgow Airport restaurants

Feeling hungry or thirsty when travelling is the last thing you want. Whatever you’re seeking, whether it’s a snack for the plane, a spot for coffee before an early flight, or a place to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of options to cover your needs.

You can see the complete list of places to eat in Glasgow Airport here.

  • Krispy Kreme
    Description: doughnut cafe
    Location: after security
  • Bread &
    Description: sandwiches, cakes, pastries, hot and cold drinks
    Location: before security
  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, snacks
    Location: before and after security
  • Frankie & Benny’s
    Description: Italian cuisine and burgers
    Location: after security
  • The Mozzo Coffee
    Description: coffee, cakes, and pastries
    Location: before and after security
  • Scotland & Sea
    Description: Scottish breakfasts, lunch and dinner options
    Location: before security

Glasgow Airport shops

If you are that type of traveller who tends to leave your holiday souvenir buying to the very last minute, or you just need to pass some time before your flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the best shopping places for what you need.

Click here for a complete list.

Glasgow Airport car hire

Sometimes you have to travel by car, or it may be the most enjoyable mode of transport for your journey. This list of car hire companies will make it easier for you to pick the most suitable alternative for your trip.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, Sat-Sun: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Contact: +44 843 309 3031
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 371 384 1079
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 034 454 46003
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 344 544 4604
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 141 840 1300

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