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Glasgow Airport Guide

If you are travelling to or from Glasgow International Airport, you may wish to know a little about the local transport links and airport facilities before you travel. To help you, we've created this guide to Glasgow Airport.

Glasgow Airport (GLA) information

Airport Name: Glasgow International Airport (GLA)

Location: The airport is located on the outskirts of Glasgow, around 15km from the city centre.

Contact Information: Glasgow Airport, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA3 2SW, Scotland. Telephone: +44 (0)844 481 5555.



Transport links and parking

There are a number of options for your journey to and from the airport.

Glasgow Airport parking

If you are travelling from Glasgow and wish to take your own car, there are short and long stay parking facilities available, as well as pick-up and drop-off points and a fast track service. It is best to book in advance to ensure you get the best price, although you will still be able to park if you don't. There is a dedicated Glasgow Airport Parking website which can be accessed through the airport's main portal. The address can be found at the bottom of this page.

Glasgow Airport by public transport

Glasgow Airport does not have its own railway station but Paisley Gilmour Street station is just one mile away and can be easily reached by taxi or bus. From Paisley Gilmour Street, there are regular trains to Glasgow Central, from where you can travel further afield. There is a regular shuttle bus serving the airport so it is easy to travel to and from the airport by public transport.

Glasgow Airport taxis

Glasgow Airport is a major international hub and so there are always plenty of taxis available in the rank at the front of the terminal building. All taxis are metered and a typical journey into the city centre will cost around '20. It is possible to pre-book a taxi and all private-hire vehicles must use Car Park 1 or Car Park 2 when collecting passengers.

Glasgow Airport car hire

If you are travelling to the airport and are planning to explore Glasgow and the surrounding area, you may wish to hire a car. There is no need to pre-book, although you may wish to do so to get the best deal. A number of car hire companies have offices at the airport.

Glasgow Airport information for the business traveller

If you're travelling to or from Glasgow Airport for business, you may wish to know about the facilities the airport has to offer.

Internet access

There is Wi-Fi internet access throughout the terminal, provided by Boingo. The service is easy to use - simply open your browser and follow the payment instructions. There are also internet desks throughout the airport, both before and after security, if you do not have a wireless enabled device with you.

Other business facilities

There are comprehensive business facilities at the airport and meeting rooms are available at the Glasgow Airport Business Centre, which is adjacent to the terminal building.

For more information about Glasgow International Airport, visit their website: Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport Flights

Flybe operates flights from Glasgow airport to the following destinations:

United Kingdom

  • Barra
  • Belfast City
  • Benbecula
  • Birmingham
  • Campbeltown
  • Cardiff
  • East Midlands
  • Exeter
  • Islay
  • Kirkwall
  • Leeds Bradford
  • London Gatwick
  • Manchester
  • Norwich
  • Southampton
  • Sumburgh
  • Stornoway
  • Tiree

Channel Islands

  • Guernsey
  • Jersey

Isle of Man

  • Isle of Man


  • Vienna

Czech Republic

  • Prague


  • Bergerac
  • Bordeaux
  • Brest Brittany
  • Chambery
  • Clermont-Ferrand
  • s
  • Grenoble
  • La Rochelle
  • Limoges
  • Lyon
  • Marseille
  • Nantes
  • Nice
  • Paris CDG
  • Paris Orly Ouest
  • Rennes
  • Toulouse


  • Dusseldorf
  • Hannover
  • Nuremburg
  • Stuttgart
  • Munich


  • Budapest


  • Donegal
  • Dublin
  • Knock - Ireland West
  • Waterford


  • Milan Malpensa
  • Verona


  • Amsterdam


  • Faro


  • Alicante
  • Madrid
  • Malaga
  • Palma Mallorca


  • Geneva
  • Zurich

Please note not all flights are direct. Please see our timetable for further details.

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