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By Air

Glasgow is served by three international airports, with connections across the world.

Glasgow Airport

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Glasgow Airport
is located just eight miles (13 kilometres) west of Glasgow City Centre and services over 130 direct flights from many UK and European cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Paris, London, Dublin, Belfast, Geneva and Reykjavik as well as Dubai with its connections onwards to Asia and Australasia; and major cities in The US and Canada.

Flights from the U.K & Ireland

Flights from France

Flights from Germany

Fly from over 25 other European destinations direct to Glasgow – find out more at Glasgow Airport.


Flights from the United States

Direct Flights:

 One-stop via Reykjavik with Icelandair:

  • Anchorage

  • Baltimore

  • Boston

  • Chicago

  • Cleveland

  • Dallas

  • Denver

  • Kansas City

  • Minneapolis-St Paul

  • New York

  • Orlando

  • San Francisco

  • Seattle

  • Washington

 One-stop via Dublin Aer Lingus:‎ 

  • Boston

  • Chicago

  • Hartford

  • Los Angeles

  • Miami

  • New York

  • Orlando

  • Philadelphia

  • San Francisco

  • Washington

 One-stop via London (some seasonal):  

A variety of US locations are also served by the following: 


Flights from Canada

Direct flights:

 One-stop via Reykjavik with Icelandair:

  • Toronto

  • Halifax

  • Edmonton

  • Vancouver

 One-stop via Dublin with Aer Lingus:

  • Toronto


Flights from United Arab Emirates

Direct double daily service from Dubai with Emirates


Flights from Australia

One-stop via Dubai with Emirates:

  • Adelaide

  • Brisbane

  • Melbourne

  • Perth

  • Sydney 


Getting to the city centre from Glasgow Airport

These are some of the most common connections. More information can be found at Scotland's public transport information website: Traveline Scotland

Airport buses run from the airport to Glasgow city centre up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, and take approximately 25 minutes.

Glasgow Taxis on arrival at the airport - bookings can be made by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070.

Glasgow Airport Taxis are located immediately outside the terminal building or can also be booked by calling +44 (0) 141 889 1813.


Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 32 miles (51km) South West of the city. It's the main base for Ryanair and serves European destinations.

Getting to Glasgow city centre from Glasgow Prestwick Airport: Prestwick has its own train station, there are three trains per hour on weekdays and the journey to Glasgow Central Station takes around 50 minutes. Alternatively, it's an easy journey to drive via the M77 or there is early morning and late evening express bus service, the X99/X100, which takes an hour. You can book tickets here: Express Bus Service


Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is 39 miles (63km) from Glasgow and serves most major international airlines. You can get to Glasgow from the airport by either bus, train or taxi.

Scottish Citylink provides direct bus services from Edinburgh Airport to Glasgow's Buchanan Bus Station every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can catch a bus or taxi to Edinburgh Haymarket and then catch a train to Glasgow Queen Street Station. Lothian Buses provides public transportation to Edinburgh Airport with the Airlink100 express bus from Edinburgh city centre as well as local bus services.

Glasgow Queen Street Station provides the main rail link between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with 8 direct services per hour on weekdays.