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Departure Sat, 21 Sep Return Mon, 23 Sep
BHX Birmingham
EDI Edinburgh
return from £37
Departure Tue, 15 Oct Return Thu, 17 Oct
BHX Birmingham
EDI Edinburgh
return from £56
Departure Tue, 01 Oct Return Thu, 03 Oct
EMA East Midlands
EDI Edinburgh
return from £56
Departure Tue, 15 Oct Return Fri, 18 Oct
EMA East Midlands
EDI Edinburgh
return from £62
Flight route information
Find out further information on East Midlands and Glasgow to help you prepare for your trip.
( East Midlands airports
  • ? Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 37 miles
  • ? East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Sheffield (DSA)
    How far from city centre: 41 miles
) Glasgow airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 miles
L Distance: 237 miles

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Useful information for the flight from East Midlands to Glasgow

How long is the flight from East Midlands to Glasgow?

It takes just an hour and 10 minutes to fly between East Midlands Airport and Glasgow Airport in Scotland.

What are the most common stopovers?

The majority of flights from East Midlands to Glasgow are direct, but occasional flights stop over at Belfast City (BHD), Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI), or Birmingham International (BHX) airports.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Glasgow?

Glasgow is often slightly cooler than the East Midlands, although average temperatures from month to month are quite similar. You'll want to pack a warm winter coat when visiting in the late or early part of the year. Don't neglect to bring sun cream and sunglasses in summer, as Glasgow enjoys plenty of warm weather from June to September. Outdoor gear will be particularly important if you'd like to visit nearby Loch Lomond. You can also reach Edinburgh by train in just an hour, so may want to bring good walking shoes for urban exploring.

Which airlines fly from East Midlands to Glasgow

Flybe is the option for flying between East Midlands Airport and Glasgow, with frequent departures throughout the week that offer a lot of choice for when to travel here.

  • Flybe, this low-cost British airline is known for great airfares on travel around the UK and the rest of Europe.

How to find cheap flights from East Midlands to Glasgow

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When are the best times to fly from East Midlands to Glasgow

  • May offers a balance of pleasant springtime weather, and is well before the busier summer period.
  • August sees Glasgow bathed in sunshine, ideal for outdoor exploring and enjoying food and drink in the pub gardens.
  • September is when many visitors return to school and work, making it a great time to visit for smaller crowds and good weather.
  • December is an excellent time to visit too, with the Glasgow Christmas Market offering a continental-themed array of food and gift stalls. The Scottish tradition of Hogmanay is celebrated around New Year's.

Airports in East Midlands

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is the main international airport serving the region, with links to the rest of Europe and a number of long-haul destinations.

Useful information about East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is conveniently located in between Nottingham, Derby, and Loughborough. It's also conveniently located to Birmingham.

  • By train – head to East Midlands Parkway station and then take the Railink shuttle service, departing every hour between 9am and 5pm daily.
  • By bus – travel between Nottingham and Longeaton on services running 24/7, departing every 20 minutes during the day and every hour at night. You can also travel between the airport and Shepshed or Coalville, seven days a week, leaving every hour from 5am and 11pm.
  • By car or taxi – around 30 minutes to drive from Nottingham, 25 from Derby, 20 from Loughborough and 40 to 50 from Birmingham. Always allow plenty of time to ensure you catch your flight.

Services: open 24 hours, four hours of free Wi-Fi access, a selection of restaurants and shops, dedicated baby changing rooms, outside smoking areas.

Airports in Glasgow

Glasgow Airport (GLA) is one of Scotland's major hubs to the rest of the world.

Useful information about Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is located in Paisley, 9 miles west of Glasgow city centre, and offers a number of speedy transfer options.

How to get to Glasgow:

  • By bus – First Glasgow Airport Express 500 to Glasgow Queen Street station, in the city centre; 15 minutes.
  • By taxi – around 15 minutes to Central Glasgow, potentially longer depending on traffic.
  • By train – McGill's 757 bus connects to Paisley Gilmour station, with service to Glasgow city centre.

Services: open 24 hours a day, 60 minutes free Wi-Fi, bars, coffee shops, restaurants, shops, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking next to multi-storey car park 1.

What to do and visit in Glasgow

  • See the magnificent medieval Glasgow Cathedral.
  • Tour the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, for a close-up look at art and natural history.
  • Learn more about Glasgow's history at the People's Palace, another fabulous museum.
  • Experience Glasgow's flourishing music scene with a concert at one of the city's many performance venues, including the Royal Concert Hall and the SECC.
  • Bring the kids to the Glasgow Science Centre for a hands-on and educational day out.
  • Go shopping on the grand Buchanan Street pedestrian mall.
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4.5 /5
Reviews: 6
5.0 /5
Date 2019-09-09 Age Over 70 City Scotland

Plenty seating and good information for boarding

5.0 /5
Date 2019-09-05 Age 31-50 City Glasgow

no issues with Glasgow airport

3.0 /5
Date 2019-07-10 Age 31-50 City Scotland

Airport professional and security quick. Remote gate old tired and cramped - not like rest of airport.

5.0 /5
Date 2019-05-29 Age Over 70 City scotland

check in delayed due to other delayed flights but did get off on time and landed 10 minutes early

5.0 /5
Date 2019-03-18 Age 51-70 City Scotland

No issues inside airport at all

4.0 /5
Date 2018-03-13 Age 31-50 City UK

All smooth

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Reviews: 2
1.0 /5
Date 2019-07-02 Age 51-70 City Edinburgh

Time of flight to Edinburgh was changed 3 times. I went to airport with 1 hr 30mins to spare and Security was closed. I had to pay for another flight at 3pm the following day. No apologies No concessions although I was greatly inconvenienced

3.0 /5
Adventure before dementia
Date 2019-05-23 Age 51-70 City Scotland

Smile maybe would help the process?

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