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Departure Sat, 07 Dec Return Wed, 11 Dec
BHX Birmingham
GLA Glasgow
return from £67
Departure Thu, 12 Dec Return Tue, 24 Dec
LTN London
GLA Glasgow
return from £42
Departure Thu, 05 Dec Return Thu, 12 Dec
DUB Dublin
GLA Glasgow
return from £22
Departure Sat, 14 Dec Return Tue, 17 Dec
BFS Belfast
GLA Glasgow
return from £59
Popular flight routes to Glasgow
Birmingham - Glasgow
return from £63
London - Glasgow
return from £38
Belfast - Glasgow
return from £72
Bristol - Edinburgh
return from £59
Southampton - Glasgow
return from £156
East Midlands - Glasgow
return from £137

Trips to Glasgow

Glasgow travel

Glasgow is a port city situated on the River Clyde in the Western Central Lowlands. It is the largest city in Scotland and well known for its many museums, art galleries and theatres. Glasgow has now changed from a historic industrial centre to a hub for commerce, tourism and social culture. In the heart of the city you have George Square surrounded by Victorian buildings with its impressive architecture. After London, it is one of the best shopping destinations in the UK and is hard to resist going on a shopping spree at one of their designer boutiques or retail shops. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Glasgow!

Things to do and places to see in Glasgow

The city's transport system of buses and the metro makes it easy to explore. This place has an exciting nightlife and you can unwind at one of the cosy pubs, bars or top restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. While in Glasgow, do enjoy different varieties of Scotch whiskey, Scotland's national drink - all well matured for decades.

A visit to these places would surely make it one of the best trips to Glasgow:

  • The Riverside Museum that has an incredible collection of vintage cars, powerful locomotives and much more
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of the most famous attractions with themed art galleries
  • A visit to The People's Palace explains the life of people from the historic times to present day
  • The Burrell Collection is a great collection of more than 8000 objects named after Sir William Burrell
  • The Hunterian Art Gallery is the biggest display of work of James McNeill Whistler and Scotland's oldest museum
  • Glasgow Cathedral is one of the medieval buildings which marks the birthplace of Glasgow city
  • The Botanic Gardens, famous for riverside walks and Kibble Palace in the heart of the city
  • City Sightseeing in an open top bus to explore the city with hop on and hop off stops
  • Glasgow City Chambers is a symbol of the city's historic wealth overlooking George Square
  • Visit the Glengoyne Distillery for an informative experience about the process of making whiskey
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Glasgow airports

Glasgow International Airport - formerly known as Abbotsinch Airport - is the primary Airport serving most long haul and direct flights. Glasgow Prestwick Airport caters to a single commercial airline apart from charter flights and Military services.

  • Edinburgh Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at the airport are the following: British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet.

    Location

    Edinburgh Airport is in Ingliston approximately 9.3km west of downtown.

    Transport options

    The airport is well-connected to the motorways (M8 and M9) making it easy to get there by rental car or a private vehicle. You can also take a bus, coach, taxi or tram. By bus, take Airlink 100 (Stop D) to Waverley Bridge where you can connect to several destinations at the main rail and bus stations on Princes street. Hop on a tram marked "Edinburgh Airport" to catch your plane or to get into town, destination "York Place".

  • Glasgow International Airport

    Top airlines

    Plan and avail cheap flights to Glasgow on any of these airlines - British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet.

    Location

    All flights to Glasgow land at the international airport which is approximately eight miles from the city centre.

    Transport options

    A well-established network of public ground transport will get you to any part of a city. With a bus every ten minutes from the airport, you can easily connect to the city centre or to any other destination via the main bus terminal at Buchanan Street. About a 2-mile drive by taxi or bus service will connect you to the nearest train station, Paisley Gilmour Street, for your onward journey. If you need to get to your destination in a hurry or want to visit the city on your own, opt for the official Glasgow Airport taxi service or hire from one of the car rental services at the airport located opposite the terminal building.

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport

    Top airlines

    Plan and avail discounts on Ryanair.

    Location

    Glasgow Prestwick Airport is approximately a mile from the Prestwick town which is also the nearest train station and 32 miles from the city centre.

    Transport options

    Prestwick airport is the only airport in Scotland to have a railway station of its own with a covered walkway from the airport to the station. With a schedule of three trains an hour, these will connect you to the city in about 50 minutes. Buses and coaches have services to and from the airport to most places in Glasgow and connect you via Buchanan Street. Taxi/car rental services are available outside the terminal building and you can pre-book your ride for a faster checkout from the airport.

FAQ's about Glasgow

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Glasgow?
The top month to book flights to Glasgow is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Glasgow flights is August. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Glasgow, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Glasgow?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Glasgow is... August. The next best month to travel to Glasgow is October. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Glasgow. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Glasgow is February.
🕑 How long before a flight to Glasgow should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Glasgow, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Glasgow departing from over 124 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Glasgow at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Glasgow’s airport?
Glasgow is served by 20 airport[s]. Dublin Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 124 cities, such as Birmingham, London and Dublin, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Glasgow’s airport from the city centre?
Glasgow’s airport Dublin Airport is located 186 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Glasgow’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 2.45 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Dublin Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Glasgow centre is around 3.00 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Glasgow. Pick your preferred car type and get from Dublin Airport to Glasgow city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Glasgow city centre?
There are many ways to get from Dublin Airport to central Glasgow:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Dublin Airport to Glasgow city centre when driving is 6 hours 2 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Glasgow city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 8 hours 1 min
By Train
Commuting from Dublin Airport to central Glasgow by Train takes around 10 hours 28 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Glasgow?
If you are going to Glasgow, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 12.00 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 50.00 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.50 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 3.55 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.00 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.67 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.25 GBP
  • - Water: 0.79 GBP

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