Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Location: The airport is located eight miles (13km) west of
Glasgow, off junction 28 of the M8 motorway.
Time: GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday
A covered walkway connects the terminals.
Buses leave regularly for Glasgow, stopping off at the main
railway and bus stations. The journey to the city centre takes 15
to 20 minutes. There are also eight trains per hour from Paisley
Gilmour Street Station to Glasgow Central Station, which is one
mile from the airport and can be reached by taxi or by regular bus
services from bus stop bay 1, just outside the terminal building.
Taxis are available outside the terminal 24 hours a day, with only
those licensed by the Renfrewshire Co
Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and National are represented at the
Taxis licensed by the Renfrewshire Council are available 24
hours a day at the taxi rank opposite the main terminal. They are
obligated to metre the journey, and the approximate fare to the
Glasgow City Centre is £20-22.
Facilities at Glasgow Airport include ATMs, a bureau de change,
a post office, and many shops, bars and restaurants. A business
centre in the terminal offers meeting rooms, secretarial support,
telephones, fax machines and internet connectivity. There is a
Relaxation Station past security offering massages, and a Skylounge
with facilities for business and entertainment, which can be booked
via the airport's website. Disabled facilities are good; those with
special needs are advised to in
Short-term parking is located near the terminal, charging
roughly £4 per hour. Long-term parking is £9.90 for the first day
and £8 per day thereafter. Premium business parking is also
available. The airport offers Fast Track Parking for speedy access
to the terminal, located on level 2 of Car park 2. Parking can be
booked in advance via the airport website.
There are several convenient hotels adjacent to the airport,
including the Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport, and the Ramada Glasgow
Airport. Hotels and transfers can be booked via the airport's
Departure Tax: None.