Glasgow Airport, Paisley,
Renfrewshire PA3 2SW,
||The airport is located
13km or 8 miles west of Glasgow
|| (0)141 887 1111
||(0)141 848 4769
GMT (GMT + 1 hour from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday
Number of terminals:
The national carrier, British Airways (telephone:
(08705) 444 000), is among many airlines that serve Glasgow International.
Other airlines include Air Canada, Air Malta, American Airlines,
BMI Baby, BMI British Midland, Continental Airlines, easyJet, Go,
Icelandair and KLMuk
To Glasgow from:
is 1 hour 15 mins
York is 6 hours 50 mins
Los Angeles is 11 hours 40 mins
is 6 hours 40 mins
is 23 hours 5 mins
Included in the price of the ticket.
The airport is located north of the M8 motorway at junction 28.
Short-stay, long-stay and business parking are all available, operated
by NCP (telephone:
(0)870 606 7050).
Long-stay parking with discounts can be pre-booked through BAA
Advance (telephone: (0)870 000 1000) or online the airport’s
Car hire companies operating from the airport include Alamo, Avis,
Europcar, Hertz and National have desks located next to Domestic
Metered taxis 24 hours a day and available from outside the terminal.
Shuttle buses to Glasgow’s city centre cost £3.30 (£5
Bus no.905 runs to central Glasgow, stopping at Glasgow Central
station, Queen Street station and Buchanan bus station. For more
information on travel to/from the airport, contact the Airport
Travel Line (telephone: (0)141 848 4330).
Coach services depart from the coach park on the far side of the
main car park building, and include Aircoach, which runs from the
airport to Dublin city centre and other stops including hotels;
coaches leave every 15 minutes 05:30-22:30. Nesters and City Link
run a service to Galway City.
The Gilmour Street railway station in Paisley is 3km or 2 miles
from the airport and is only a few minutes by taxi or local bus.
Trains run to Glasgow Central rail station. Transfers to either
Queen Street station or Buchanan bus station are available on bus
no.398. More information, contact the 24-hour National
Rail enquiries line (telephone: (0)870 748 4950.
provides information on all public transport
and help desks
The airport information desk is on the first floor, next to the
Domestic Arrivals/Departures area. There are computer information
kiosks on the ground floor and a Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley
Tourist Board (tel: (0)141 848 4400 or 4758) in International Arrivals,
providing tourist and accommodation information.
The airport has bureau de change, ATMs, a post office and fax and
e-mail facilities. Restaurants, cafés and bars are concentrated
on the first floor.
includes duty-free. For more information, contact the Shopping Information
Line (telephone: (0)870 000 1000).
The left-luggage facility (telephone: (0)141 848 4938) is open 24
hours. A lost property service (telephone: (0)141 848 4740) is available.
Uniformed members of staff are on hand to assist with baggage.
Includes a pharmacy, baby care facilities and children’s play
Conference and business
A business workstation with telephone, fax and Internet facilities
is on the first floor concourse. The Glasgow Airport Business Centre
(telephone: (0)141 847 5450) meeting rooms, conference and training
facilities, an IT suite and full secretarial support. There is a
Servisair Executive Lounge, with credit-card operated telephones
and fax facilities. Conference facilities for up to 35 guests are
available at the Travel Inn (telephone: (0)141 842 1563).
Facilities include wheelchair-accessible toilets, ramps, lifts and
reserved seating. Passengers should advise their airline in advance
of any special needs. Disabled parking spaces are available. Passengers
requiring assistance from the car park to the terminals should arrange
this in advance by contacting Passenger Assistance Limited (telephone:
(0)141 848 4938). Wheelchair push and provision is available free
of charge (telephone: (0)141 848 7777).
The Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport (telephone: (0)870 400 9031), Travel
Inn (telephone: (0)141 842 1563) and Express by Holiday Inn (telephone:
(0)141 842 1100) can all be found in the airport grounds. Note Glasgow
City Centre is only a twenty minute taxi ride, so it is worth considering
City Centre hotels as an alternative.
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