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City CodeGLA
Popular Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Emirates Airlines
  • Finnair
Flight Time8~10 hours

The flight time to Glasgow is approximately 8~10 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Glasgow.

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Aside from being the 3rd largest city in the United Kingdom, Glasgow is the largest port city of Scotland. It lies by the River Clyde, part of Scotland's western Lowlands. Glasgow is famous for its art noveau and Victorian architecture. It is also famous for its many art museums and displays. Glasgow has an oceanic climate. So, winters are usually cool and overcast. Spring (Mar-May) has pleasant and mild temperatures. Summer (Jun-Aug) can range from relatively cool to quite warm.

Voice of Travelers to Glasgow

Flew to Glasgow with British Airways

Hi my name is Jon from London. I flew to Glasgow for a conference I attended. I booked my ticket with British Airways. I am satisfied with their service. It wasn't hard for me to get a ticket to Glasgow from them. The ticket and customer service was definitely up to par. During the flight, I found that British Airways also give excellent service. I wasn't too cramped up, I had enough leg space. The seat was soft and comfortable. I enjoyed the in-flight entertainment as well as the food. Their flight attendants were very friendly, nice, and accommodating. I will be sure to book my ticket with them again for the next conference. I also recommend British Airways to everyone. Getting your air ticket and flying with them is worth it.

Aer Lingus ticket to Glasgow is worth it

Hello, I am Kenna from Donegal. I flew in Glasgow from Donegal to visit my family. It's my first time to book a ticket with Aer Lingus. I must say I am more than satisfied with the service. They had an accommodating ticket sales service. The flight trip was smooth, with little turbulence along the way. I was comfortable in my window seat. I ordered food, and I am impressed that it was fresh and hot. The flight crew are very accommodating too. They respond to the passengers' needs as quick as they can. I will book my ticket with them again, they deserve a thumbs up. I recommend you book your ticket flight with Aer Lingus.

United ticket and Glasgow art museums are the best

Hi my name is Giana from New York. My college friends and I are art students. For our university break, we decided to go around Europe and appreciate art. One of our stops is Glasgow. We booked our ticket to Glasgow with United. I must say that I am very impressed with the airline's service. Their ticket service was great. Back to the Glasgow trip, I loved that they have so many art museums. My friends and I were able to go to a lot of their art centers. My personal favorite is the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and the Riverside Museum. Everything was very beautiful, from the architecture to the displays inside it. I will be sure to book a ticket back to Glasgow next break.

Glasgow Travel FAQs

Which airlines can I book a ticket or ticket deal to Glasgow?

There are many available airline operators that serve the Glasgow Airport. These airlines offer both non-stop and connecting flights. A tip: for a better chance in getting a better ticket deal to Glasgow, book your ticket on a weekday. You can book your ticket or grab a ticket deal to Glasgow with these airlines:
Thomas Cook Airlines,
Thomas Airways,
Aer Lingus,
Eastern Airways,
West Jet,
British Airways,
Thomas Cook Airlines,
Easy Jet,
Air France,
Iceland Air,
and Eurowings.

When is the best time to book a ticket to Glasgow, Scotland?

Spring and summer are the best time to book a ticket to Glasgow. Spring (Mar-May) is when most of Glasgow's trees and plants start to flower. It fills the city with bright colors. Also, springs in Glasgow has a mild temperature. But, if you prefer mild sunny days, summer months in Glasgow (Jun-Aug) are the best months to book a ticket to Glasgow. Summers in Glasgow can range from somehow cool and wet to quite warm. If you are avoiding too much heat, it is best to somehow avoid July though. Since, July is the warmest month in Glasgow.

I recently booked a ticket to Glasgow, what are the main attractions in there?

Glasgow is famous for its art and architecture. So, make sure you include sightseeing in your itinerary after booking your ticket. Some of the gems in Glasgow are:
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum,
Riverside Museum,
Glagow Botanic Gardens,
Gallery of Modern Art,
Glasgow Cathedral,
Glasgow Necropolis,
Glasgow Science Centre,
People's Palace,
Kelvingrove Park,
George Square,
The Glasgow Lighthouse,
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery,
St. Mungo Museum,
Provand's Lordship,
Celtic Park,
Mugdock Country Park,
Pollok House,
SEC Armadillo,
Glasgow Tower,
Holmwood House,
and the Strathclyde Country Park.

Can you please recommend places to stay in Glasgow before I book an air ticket?

There are a lot of places to stay in Glasgow. You can choose from one of these, before you book your ticket to Glasgow:
Premier Inn,
Euro Hostel,
Jury's Inn,
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel,
Hotel Indigo,
Carlton George Hotel,
Glasgow Marriott Hotel,
Hotel ibis Styles,
Sherbrooke Castle Hotel,
Holiday Inn Express,
Village Hotel Glasgow,
The Argyll Hotel,
Hilton Glasgow,
and The Acorn Hotel.

Glasgow - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Glasgow Airport • London Heathrow International Airport • Amsterdam Airport Schipol etc.

Flight Routes to Glasgow

The Glasgow Airport was the previous Abbotsinch Airport. It is an international airport in Scotland, located at 8.6 miles southwest of central Glasgow. There are several airline operators that serve a ticket and flight to Glasgow. Some of these airlines are: Ryanair, Flybe, West Jet, American, and United.