Glasgow Airport Guide to Glasgow International Airport - GLA

Glasgow Airport Transport

In this page you’ll find information about transport options to go from Glasgow Airport to Glasgow city centre.

Glasgow Airport (IATA: GLA; ICAO: EGPF), also known as Glasgow International Airport, is an international airport in Scotland. It is located about 16 km away from Glasgow city centre, in Paisley, Renfrewshire. To reach Glasgow Airport by bus can take around 30 minutes and by car 15 minutes. At Glasgow Airport you can find the following bus options:


You’ll find several bus lines at Glasgow Airport: First Glasgow Airport Express service 500 leads you directly from GLA Airport to Glasgow city centre. There are also many other bus lines going to various destinations from Glasgow Airport. The direct whole bus ride can take less than 30 minutes.
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Car hire

Renting a car in Glasgow is a great idea if you want to travel around. Find your best option with our search engine. There are also some car hire companies at the Glasgow International Airport.
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You’ll find a wide rank of taxis at the arrivals area of Glasgow International Airport (GLA). The taxi ride should take between 15 and 30 minutes, but it always will depend on the traffic and on the destination.
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There is no direct train connection between Glasgow Airport and Glasgow city centre, but you can travel by train to the nearest railway station and there take a 10 minutes shuttle bus McGill 757 to the airport.
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