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Departure Thu, 14 Nov Return Tue, 19 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
JFK New York
return from £287
Departure Mon, 25 Nov Return Mon, 02 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
JFK New York
return from £322
Departure Thu, 14 Nov Return Mon, 18 Nov
GLA Glasgow
JFK New York
return from £359
Departure Tue, 19 Nov Return Sat, 23 Nov
GLA Glasgow
JFK New York
return from £402
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.29 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.78 GBP
Last checked on 20 October 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
28%

Trains in New York are 28% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.4
New York
£1.73
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
94%

The average meal is 94% more expensive in New York than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£12
New York
£23.25
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
54%

Taxis are 54% more expensive in New York than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£3
New York
£4.62
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
0%

A coffee in New York costs roughly the same as in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.66
New York
£2.66
( 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
) New York airports
  • ? John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ? La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ? East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ? Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
L Distance: 3216 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Glasgow to New York

How long is the flight from Glasgow to New York?

Depending on the flight path, the flight duration of direct flights from Glasgow to New York is around 7 hours.

What documentation do I need to fly to New York from Glasgow?

You will need a valid passport to fly from Glasgow to New York. Most UK nationals will not require a visa, but must file an online ESTA visa waiver 72 hours (at absolute minimum) before travel, on the official US Customs and Border Protection government website.

Is there a time change from Glasgow to New York?

Yes. New York is five hours behind Glasgow, on Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5).

Which airlines fly from Glasgow to New York?

Several airlines offer flights from Glasgow to New York, including:

  • United Airlines, a major American airline based in Chicago, operating hundreds of international and domestic routes.
  • British Airways, the UK's national flag carrier airline.
  • Delta Air Lines, a major American airline based in Atlanta.
  • Aer Lingus, Ireland's national airline.
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle, the low-cost national Norwegian airline.

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When are the best times to fly from Glasgow to New York?

  • April and May are beautiful in New York, with spring returning to the city's green spaces, which fill up with people picnicking, relaxing, performing, or enjoying a drink at one of the outdoor bars.
  • December is a magical time in New York, with the city in full swing for the holidays. From the famous Christmas tree outside Rockefeller Center to the world's biggest Chanukah menorah on 5th Avenue, or the massive annual Kwanzaa celebration of African-American heritage in Central Park, there's always something to see.

Airports in Glasgow

Glasgow has two airports operating flights to New York: Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick International Airport.

Useful information about Glasgow International Airport

Glasgow International Airport (GLA) is located eight miles west of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – 24/7 express coach from Glasgow Central, 15 minutes to airport departures.
  • By train – shuttle bus to Paisley Gilmour Street, then frequent trains into Glasgow Central, 10-15 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 15-20 minutes from the city centre.

Services: 24/7, 60 minutes free Wi-Fi, currency exchange, religious spaces, phone charging points, business facilities, tax-free and high-street shops, and a large number of food outlets.

Useful information about Glasgow Prestwick International Airport

Located in Ayrshire, Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (PIK) is approximately 30 miles from Glasgow City Centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi – 45-50 minutes from Glasgow City Centre.
  • By bus – 50 minutes from Buchanan Bus Station, operating regularly day and night.
  • By train – 45 minutes from Glasgow Central, departures every 30 minutes.

Airports in New York

Two airports serving New York City receive flights from Glasgow: Newark Airport and JFK Airport.

Useful information about Newark Airport

Newark Airport (EWR) is located in New Jersey, three miles south of downtown Newark and roughly 15 miles southwest of Lower Manhattan.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – regular express buses run to Port Authority Bus Terminal, 50 to 60 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 40 to 45 minutes to midtown Manhattan.
  • By train – AirTrain direct to New York Penn Station, 45 minutes.

Services: Wi-Fi and public computer access, accessible toilets, food court, cash machines, currency exchange, car hire, and numerous duty-free shops and retail outlets.

Useful information about JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is located in Queens, about 15 miles southeast of midtown Manhattan.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – 70 to 90 minutes depending on destination. AirTrain to Jamaica station, then change to the E train on the subway to Queens and Manhattan, or the LIRR to Penn Station.
  • By bus – Airporter Bus to Port Authority Terminal or Grand Central Station in Manhattan, up to 90 minutes journey time.
  • By car or taxi – to midtown Manhattan in 45 to 50 minutes.

Services: limited free Wi-Fi, currency exchange, cash machines, disabled passenger services, car rental, many retail outlets, bars, and eateries.

What to do and visit in New York

  • Go up the Empire State Building or the Top of the Rock (Rockefeller Center) for incredible views.
  • Catch a concert or pro sports game at Madison Square Garden.
  • Stroll the famous shops along 5th Avenue.
  • Take the free ferry to Staten Island for a different view back towards Lower Manhattan and the Financial District.
  • Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to historic Brooklyn Heights.
  • Also in Brooklyn, get a taste of Williamsburg's famously cool hipster culture.
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