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Airport Glasgow


Glasgow Airport Limited

Tel: +44 (0)844 481 5555
Airport code: GLA

By train

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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 (service 66).
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 McGills bus service from Paisley to the airport.

Trains to Glasgow Central

There are eight trains an hour from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central (five per hour on Sundays).

Further Information

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

By bus or coach

First 500 Glasgow Shuttle

Glasgow City Centre     Stance 1

First’s Glasgow Shuttle provides you with the most direct service between the airport and Glasgow city centre. The service operates up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, and takes approximately 25 minutes.

All buses are low-floor for easy accessibility, and have luggage racks and free WiFi access to help you make the most of your journey time.

First 500 Glasgow Shuttle Onward Travel Links via

Glasgow Central Train Station     Glasgow Queen Street Train Station

Buchanan Street Bus Station

First also operates over 100 services across greater Glasgow and offers direct transfers to Edinburgh via the Citylink 900 Service from Buchanan Street Bus Station.

Please visit the First Buses webpage for more information

First 747 AirLink

Glasgow via Braehead and Partick Interchange     Stance 6

First’s 747 AirLink service operates between Glasgow Airport and the city centre via Renfrew, Braehead, Partick, Kelvingrove  Art Gallery and Charing Cross, making it ideal for visiting the west end of the city as well as visiting some of Glasgow’s best retail and tourist attractions on the way into the city centre.

All buses are low-floor for easy accessibility.

First 747 AirLink Onward Travel Links via

Partick Interchange for rail, subway and bus connections

Buchanan Street Bus Station

Please visit the First Buses webpage for more information.

McGill’s 767

Paisley Gilmour Street Train Station     Stance 7

Service 66 is a high-frequency bus service from Glasgow Airport to Dykebar via Gilmour Street Train Station.

All buses are low-floor for easy accessibility.

Please visit the McGill’s Buses webpage for more information.

Citylink 915 

Skye via Loch Lomond and Fort William     Stance 9

Please visit the Citylink webpage for more information.

Other useful public transport links 

Traveline Scotland

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT)


Driving to Glasgow


Glasgow Airport is situated around eight 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. If you’re using a satellite navigation system you can input the postcode PA3 2SW. Alternatively, get printed directions using the Route Planner on this site.

Route Planner

Transport Direct is a government backed website which will help you with directions to and from our airport. Simply enter a place name or post code and let the system find you the best route.
View Transport Direct journey planner


Convenient, competitively priced options for Glasgow Airport Parking from the official Glasgow Airport operator. To research options for airport parking at Glasgow, visit our Glasgow Airport parking website.
Our recommended car parking at Glasgow Airport is of a high standard, offering secure car parks close to the airport terminal with an efficient transfer service.
And now you can conveniently access the Manage My Booking feature, enabling you to amend or cancel online.


Glasgow Airport Taxi Services are the official provider of Licensed Taxis at Glasgow Airport and are the only taxi company that can pick you up and drop you off at the terminal doors.

  • Our fleet of cars are available 24/7 outside domestic arrivals and will take you to any destination in the UK
  • All our cars have disabled access and can take credit card transactions
  • Our desk is located outside domestic arrivals

Whether you are a business passenger, going on holiday or have special needs let us take care of you.

Contact us on 0141 889 1813 for more details

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