Glasgow Airport Information

Glasgow Airport - the long-haul gateway to Scotland

With passengers travelling through Glasgow Airport to some 90 different destinations each year, the travel hub is known as the long-haul gateway of Scotland.

Around 8.1 million holiday and business travellers fly to or from Glasgow Airport per year, with Tenerife, Palma and Amsterdam among the most popular international destinations.

Glasgow Airport Lounges

The Scottish travel hub is family-friendly and even the airport lounge at Glasgow Airport has a special wing welcoming children.

Families booking into the Skylounge Holiday Wing with FHR will find plenty of entertainment to keep the kids happy including games consoles, DVDs, toys and digital TV.

Adults in search of some quiet time before their flight can opt for the Business Wing in the Skylounge which offers free tea, coffee and alcoholic drinks as well as snacks, newspapers and internet access.

Grab a bite at Glasgow Airport

Passengers looking for a traditional breakfast may wish to try the Village Grill and The Drum and Monkey or for lighter meals there is Starbucks, Caffe Nero and EAT.

Views over the runway can be enjoyed from Frankie & Bennys as well as Bargo and the J&R Tennent Pier Bar.

Relax and explore at Glasgow Airport

Once fed and watered there are many activities to keep passengers occupied before their flight.

Massages are on offer at the Relaxation Station or you can choose to try out the replica of Glasgow architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh's garden chair in the international departure lounge.

Children can let off some steam at the soft play area or get creative at the Lego play and puzzle tables.

Passengers looking for some last-minute bargains can pop into World Duty Free, La Senza, Dixons Travel and Van Heusen among other shops.

Glasgow Airport Hotels

If you face a long commute to or from Glasgow Airport or even an early flight, why not book a Glasgow Airport hotel through FHR to ensure a stress-free start to your travels?

With a selection of airport hotels just minutes from the terminal,-airport-parking can also be included.

The Express by Holiday Inn at Glasgow Airport offers guests internet access and has recently been refurbished.

Alternatively, there is the Ramada Airport Hotel, which is situated just 500 metres from the terminal building.

Glasgow Airport - how to get there

Situated approximately eight miles from the centre of Glasgow, the airport can be reached easily by a number of methods.

A train ticket to Glasgow Airport provides rail transport to Paisley Gilmour Street station, one mile away. An Arriva bus service will complete the journey.

From the city centre the Glasgow Flyer Airport Express bus service runs as often as every ten minutes and free wi-fi internet access is offered to passengers.

The journey takes around 15 minutes from Glasgow Central Station.

Other bus services include the 757 AirLink Direct Express, which also serves the city.

For those travelling to and from other destinations in the UK, Scottish CityLink and National Express serve the Buchanan Bus station in Glasgow's city centre.

If you decide to drive, however, there are a number of different car parking options at Glasgow Airport and booking in advance through FHR could save you time and money.

The Direct Parking service is an award-winning airport car park offering transfers to the terminal door.

A Glasgow Meet & Greet Service is also available, where a chauffer will help you unload your luggage and collect your car upon arrival and deliver it back to you when you return from your trip.