Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is Scotland's principal long-haul gateway, with year-round flights to Canada, the United States and the Gulf. More than eight million passengers use the airport every year, flying to around 90 destinations worldwide

Directions by Car

Glasgow Airport is situated around 8 miles from the centre of Glasgow and can easily be reached from the M8 motorway (junction 28), with a typical journey time of 20 minutes.


Glasgow Airport Long Stay Parking is suitable for all travellers going on holiday or longer trips away. Our recommended Long Stay Parking at Glasgow Airport is Glasgow NCP Flightpath, which is inside the airport boundary and open all year round. Courtesy coaches run to the terminal every 10 - 15 minutes with higher frequency in peak season, and the journey takes about 10 minutes Glasgow Airport Short Stay Parking is suitable for stays of a few hours or less – perfect for meeting friends or relatives from a flight. Short Stay Parking at Glasgow Airport is next to the terminal entrance and offers a convenient, secure environment. Security measures include 24-hour staffing, frequent patrols and CCTV coverage. This car park holds the Secured Car Park Award. There is a free covered pick-up and drop-off zone opposite the main terminal, on the ground floor of Short Stay Car Park 2 (the multi-storey car park). Motorists can access the new zone for up to ten minutes at no cost. Simply follow the road signs for drop off/pick up. If you’re arriving on a flight, follow the signs for the pick-up point.

Directions by Train

The nearest rail station to the airport is Paisley Gilmour Street, which is just one mile from the terminal and easily reached by taxi or bus (services 66 and 300). There are direct rail services from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central, Ayr and Clyde Coast destinations. When travelling to the airport from any station in Scotland, simply ask for a rail ticket to Glasgow Airport. The ticket will be valid on the train to Paisley Gilmour Street and the Arriva bus service from Paisley to the airport.

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