Glasgow to East Midlands

The gateway to the diverse and historic East Midlands region, East Midlands Airport is located just 14 miles from the cities of Derby and Nottingham, and 19 miles from Leicester, making flights to East Midlands from Glasgow the ideal choice for getting there easily and quickly. It's also well-situated for travelling to wider Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Rutland, and whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, you'll benefit from the excellent transport links from the airport as well as enjoy everything that this delightful area of the UK has to offer!

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

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip to East Midlands, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport has great public transport links to the city centre and plenty of short stay and long stay parking, so you'll find it easy to travel there for your flight to East Midlands with Flybe. You can plan your journey ahead with our Getting to Glasgow Airport page, where you'll find all the information you need on buses and trains to Glasgow Airport, or how to book your airport parking.

Glasgow Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
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  • Free WiFi for up to 1 hour
  • Bookable UpperDeck Lounge
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Newsagents and bureau de change
  • Shopping including Duty Free

Check-in and bag drop at Glasgow Airport

To save time before your flight from Glasgow to Birmingham, we recommend you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at Glasgow Airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Bureau de change
  • ATM


  • Books and newsagent
  • Luggage
  • Souvenirs
  • Supermarket

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Bureau de change
  • Pharmacy


  • Duty Free
  • Books and newsagent
  • Multimedia and electrical
  • Health & beauty
  • Clothing and accessories
  • Jewellery
  • Gifts and souvenirs

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

East Midlands Airport Arrivals

After arriving on your flight to East Midlands Airport from Glasgow, we're here to help you get on your way to your onward destination as soon as possible. Our East Midlands Airport Arrivals page has all the information you need on facilities at the airport, as well as how to get from the airport to the nearby major cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester so you can get your trip off to a stress-free start.

Visiting Leicestershire

Whether you are visiting Leicestershire for leisure or for an important business trip, make the most of your time with with the tips and recommendations on our Visiting Leicestershire page. From where to stay to where to find the best restaurants and nightlife, and of course the best things to do and see, you can make your visit memorable whether you're only visiting for the day, or spending a whole weekend.

Doing business in Leicestershire

If a business trip brings you on Flybe flights to East Midlands Airport from Glasgow, we'd like to help you make your visit successful and productive. Take a look at our Business in Leicestershire page for our recommendations on the best meeting facilities and conference venues that are within easy reach of East Midlands Airport, and are guaranteed to make the right impression on your colleagues or clients.