Getting From Glasgow Airport To Glasgow

Glasgow Airport to Glasgow

Situated just 8 miles from Glasgow Airport is the bustling Glasgow city centre. Thanks to its direct motorway access and great public transport links, travelling to the heart of Glasgow from the airport is easy.

By Train

The journey from Glasgow Airport to Glasgow Central Station is around 45 minutes, with train fares from £3.50.

Paisley Gilmour Street is the nearest train station to Glasgow Airport, and is situated 2 miles away. You can get there by catching the McGill's 757 bus, or by getting a taxi.

The first train from Glasgow Airport to Glasgow Central leaves at 5:59am, and the last train leaves at 22:42.

By Bus

Glasgow Airport Express

The Glasgow Airport Express goes to and from the airport to city centre every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A single adult fare is £7.50, and a child single is £4.00.

Get from the airport to city in as little as 15 minutes! The bus departs from Glasgow Airport Stance 1 as well as Buchanan Bus Station Stance 46.

There is also the First 500 Glasgow Shuttle bus, which can drop passengers off at Glasgow Central Train Station.

Glasgow Airport to Buchanan Bus Station (City Centre)

  • Bothwell Street
  • Bothwell Street at Hope Street (near to Central Station)
  • George Square at Queen Street Station
  • North Hanover Street
  • Buchanan Bus Station

You can purchase tickets on the bus, online, or via the app which is available for Apple and for Android.

By Car

Glasgow Airport is within good reach of major motorway networks, with the M8 nearby. Running directly past the airport, the M8 ensures a short 20 minute drive into the centre Glasgow if you're coming from the east.

By Taxi

Taxis are on hand at the airport 24 hours a day, so you don't need to book in advance. Official Glasgow Airport Taxis can only pick up passengers from the terminal doors, and there is an allocated pick up point located in Car Park 2 (opposite the terminal) for any other taxi firms.

A taxi from the airport to the centre of Glasgow costs around £16.50.

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If you're feeling tired from all your travelling, why not nab a fantastic deal at one of our Glasgow Airport Hotels? Starting from just £38.00 a night, catch up on some sleep in a cosy and comfy room without the Glasgow city rates.

If you're arriving at Glasgow Airport late at night, we recommend booking at stay at the 4 star Holiday Inn. This is our closest hotel to the terminal, and is just a 1 minute walk away.

Also a short 7 minute walk from the airport is the 4 star Courtyard by Marriott.