East Midlands to Glasgow

Awarded the title of 'the friendliest city in the world', whether you're taking flights from East Midlands to Glasgow for business or pleasure, you'll be greeted with a warm welcome! Scotland's largest city has a culture and character to match, and with so much to see and do in the city you won't be short of things to see and do in your downtime - whether you'd like to discover Glasgow's beautiful Victorian architecture, indulge in a spot of shopping, try the local dining or find out why Glasgow earned another prestigious title of a UNESCO City of Music. No matter how much time you have to spend after your flight to Glasgow, you can look forward to a memorable visit.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow International (GLA), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, visit our Glasgow to East Midlands Airport page.

For tips and guidance about your trip from East Midlands to Glasgow, see our sections below. In a hurry? Then use the following list to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to East Midlands Airport

Situated in Castle Donington, 14 miles from Nottingham and Derby and 19 miles from Leicester, East Midlands Airport is easy to access by public transport links or by car, and there is plenty of airport parking. To plan your journey to East Midlands Airport for your flight to Glasgow, take a look at our Getting to East Midlands Airport page for all the information you need.

East Midlands Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • 14 miles from Nottingham and Derby, 19 miles from Leicester
  • Short Stay, Long Stay and 'Meet & Greet' car parking
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  • Public transport
  • Skylink bus services link the airport to the major nearby cities
  • Taxi stand
  • Up to 1 hour of free WiFi access
  • Cafes and restaurants
  • Shopping including newsagents and Duty Free
  • Bookable Escape Lounge

Check-in and bag drop at East Midlands Airport

To save time at the airport ahead of your flight from East Midlands to Glasgow, we recommend that you check-in online. However, if this is not convenient then you can check-in and print your boarding pass at East Midlands Airport, free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Newsagents
  • Restaurant

Facilities after Security

  • Cafes, bar and restaurants
  • Newsagents


  • Duty Free
  • Health and beauty
  • Electrical goods

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from East Midlands page and browse other available routes.

Glasgow Airport Arrivals

After touching down at Glasgow Airport, get on your way to your onward destination as quickly as possible with the assistance of our Glasgow Airport Arrivals page. Here you'll find all the information you need on getting to Glasgow city centre from Glasgow Airport, plus details on public transport so you can plan ahead for your journey. To find out more visit our dedicated Glasgow Airport page, or browse other flights to Glasgow.

Visiting Glasgow

Whether you only have an hour or two to spare during your business trip to Glasgow, an evening at your leisure or a full weekend to fill, we're here to help you make the most of it. Our Visiting Glasgow page has our tips and recommendations on the best things to see and do in Glasgow, as well as where to eat and drink, where to find Glasgow's most exciting nightlife, and not forgetting the top shopping spots in the city so you can pick up a souvenir or two!


Flybe works in partnership with Booking.com to make it even even easier for you to find the perfect hotel in Glasgow. From cool city-centre hotels that are close to all the action, to business budget-friendly accommodation within easy reach of Glasgow Airport, there are hotels in Glasgow for every type of traveller.

Doing business in Glasgow

If a business trip brings you on flights from East Midlands to Glasgow, you'll find our recommendations on the best meeting facilities and conference venues in the city on our Business in Glasgow page. Whether you're searching for a small meeting room for a catch-up with your team, or a glamorous events space to really make an impression, you'll find a venue to suit you in Glasgow - plus plenty of hotels to accommodate you, and great things to do in your downtime too.