Glasgow Airport Arrivals

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Once your Flybe flight has landed at Glasgow airport, it’s easy to reach Glasgow city centre and enjoy everything the region has to offer. The city is just 10 miles from the airport, reachable directly via a bus, train or taxi service. We have all the details you need on getting to Glasgow city centre from Glasgow airport following your Flybe flight, including details on facilities and things to see and do.

Have a look at our Visiting Glasgow page if you’re looking for ideas on how to spend your time in the city. If you’re on a business trip and need assistance with booking a venue or conference room, browse our Business in Glasgow page, and for information on returning to Glasgow airport, see our Getting to Glasgow airport page.

Facilities at Glasgow Airport Arrivals

From bars and coffee shops to restaurants and retail therapy, there’s plenty to do at Glasgow airport as you wait for your Flybe flight. You’ll also find a World Duty Free and Travelex store for those wanting to pick up a discounted gift or change currency. For detailed information on Glasgow airport’s facilities, browse our Glasgow airport page.

Getting to Glasgow by public transport

Glasgow airport is well linked to the city, with bus and rail public transport links 7 days a week. From the city it’s also easy to reach various destinations across the UK, either via train or National Express coach.

By bus

Various bus services run to Glasgow airport from the city centre, from Buchanan Bus Station and other leaving points. National bus routes usually terminate at the Buchanan Bus Station, where a local service direct to the airport can be boarded. The journey to the airport is around 10 miles, but please plan your trip well in advance as traffic can affect journey times, especially during the rush hour. Check Glasgow airport’s Transport and Directions page for full details.

By train

Glasgow airport is approximately 10 miles from the city centre’s Queen Street and Central rail stations, or 1 mile from Paisley Gilmour Street. Direct trains are available from both city centre train stations, with a bus service linking the airport with Paisley Gilmour. Please check the timetable prior to making your journey.

For all the latest information on trains to Glasgow airport, including buying tickets and times, check the National Rail website.

By coach

National Express coaches run from Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station in the heart of the city. From there a local bus route or taxi service can be taken directly to the airport.

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Getting to Glasgow by car

The journey to Glasgow city centre from Glasgow airport takes around 20 minutes, although it is recommended to plan in advance as this is very much dependent on traffic. Take the M8 for the most direct route.

Car hire at Glasgow Airport

Several taxi hire companies run from Glasgow airport, including Flybe’s car hire partners Avis and Budget. We would recommend booking your hire car in advance to ensure the best prices and guarantee your vehicle.

Booking a hire car with Avis and Budget is easy – simply add a car hire option when booking your flights online.


A range of local taxi companies operate from Glasgow airport, with pick-ups available from directly outside the terminal.