Glasgow Airport (GLA)


Abbotsinch, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA3 2ST

    Glasgow Airport is Scotland's busiest airport and handles around 7 million passengers each year.

    Glasgow Airport is Scotland’s principal long-haul gateway with year-round flights to the United States, Canada and the Gulf. On average there are more than 200 flights a day with planes flying to around 90 destinations worldwide.

    There is a variety of transport options for getting to and from the airport, chiefly by road. The airport is about 20 minutes’ drive from Glasgow city centre and about five minutes’ drive from the nearest town of Paisley.  There are frequent coach connections with Glasgow and ever-present taxis.

    Glasgow Airport does not have direct rail access at present. The nearest train station is Paisley's Gilmour Street station which can be reached from the airport by taxi or by regular bus services.

    The airport offers dedicated work spaces for business travellers and there is also a range of childcare facilities as well as children's play areas.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Indoor Play Area


    • Hearing Loop Induction loop and mini-loop
    • Level Access
    • Smoking Restricted Designed smoking areas available outside terminal buildings.

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point Blue Badge scheme operates within Short and Long stay car parks. For security reasons the Blue Badge scheme does not operate on the Glasgow Airport road system.
    • On Public Transport Route Several buses operators serve Glasgow Airport.
    • Parking Short and long stay car parking available.


    • Payphones Available Adapted for hearing aids.
    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed Guide dogs and hearing dogs are the only dogs allowed in the terminal buildings.

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