How To Get From Glasgow Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

Last updated on April 28th, 2021 at 02:44 pm

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We will write how to get from Glasgow Airport to city center. The distance from Glasgow Airport to city center is 16 kilometers and the travel time is around 20 minutes by taxi and the fare taxi is around £25. The cheapest way from Glasgow airport to city center is by bus plus train for £3.80 and the travel time around 50-60 minutes.

The best way from Glasgow airport to city center for £8.50 by Glasgow Express Bus 500 will take 20 minutes depending on the traffic. You can also rent a car in Glasgow airport or get a private transfer. Read here how to get from Edinburgh airport to city center.

GLASGOW AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

PUBLIC BUS FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Glasgow airport to city center is by bus. The Bus McGill’s Number 757 is leaving from Glasgow airport to city running every 15 minutes starting from 6 am until 11 pm. You can get the Bus McGill’s Number 757 from Arrivals at Glasgow airport Bus Stop 7.

The bus fare from Glasgow airport to city is £3.80 (included the train too) and the travel time is around 20 minutes to get to Paisley Gilmour Street Station where you can get a train going to Glasgow Central Station. The total travel time from Glasgow airport to Glasgow Central is 45 minutes bus plus train.

You can also get at Glasgow airport these Bus services: First 77 Hospital Connect, Citylink 914, 915, 917 and 977. You can pay the ticket at the bus driver with cash and credit card.

SHUTTLE BUS GLASGOW AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (BEST WAY)

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The best way is from Glasgow airport to city center by shuttle Glasgow Express Bus 500. The buses are running every 10-20 minutes from Glasgow airport to city center available 24/7. The bus fare is £8.50 for one way for adults and £14 for return ticket. For children up to 15 years the bus fare is £4.50 one way and £7 for return ticket. You can buy the ticket online and at the ticket counter in the airport.

You can get the Glasgow Express Bus 500 at Bus Stop 1 at Glasgow airport. The travel time Glasgow Express Bus 500 is only 15-20 minutes. You can get off at Queen Street Station and the final stop is Glasgow Central Bus Station (Buchanan Bus Station) where you can get a bus or walking distance to your accommodation.

Other stops of Glasgow Express Bus 500 from Glasgow airport are: Bothwell Street, Hope Street, George Square, North Hanover Station.

TAXI FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

If you go from Glasgow airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 20 minutes and the taxi fare from Glasgow airport to city center is £25. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Glasgow. Prices are around €38 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €9 per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

RENTING A CAR IN GLASGOW AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Glasgow’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Glasgow. It will take you 20 minutes to get from Glasgow airport to city center with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30-40 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Glasgow and countryside. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Glasgow.

BEST WAY FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT TO CITY

The best way from Glasgow airport to city center if you are traveling alone and on a budget I would choose public Bus Number 757 plus train for only £3.80 cheaper than Glasgow Express Bus 500 for £8.50. It will take around 1 hour bus plus train and 15-20 minutes by shuttle bus.

If you are traveling in a group or your prefer more comfort you can get a taxi or private transportation direct to your accommodation place in Glasgow.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN GLASGOW

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Accommodation in Glasgow is very expensive than any other countries around Europe. You can access a dorm from that can go up to €18-30. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €90. The prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN SCOTLAND

Food budget travel in Scotland can go €20 per day. The typical usual breakfast consists of coffee for €2-3. You can have a beer for €6 especially if you go outside in the Happy Hour. You can go for restaurants and expect to pay €15 per person. You can go down your budget cooking in your hotel or Airbnb. Make sure there is a kitchen that you can use it!

BEST TIME TO VISIT IN SCOTLAND

In Scotland every season brings out a different side. Summer takes place during the months of June-August in these months you’ll experience a high temperature. September to December the temperature cools down quite a bit and it is the perfect time to enjoy long walks through stunning neighborhood.

And Spring season during the months of March-May is the best time to visit Scotland. It starts out with chilly and gets warm, it is a perfect time to spend the day exploring the city’s beautiful garden, at night it remains pretty cold.

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CASH AND ATMS IN SCOTLAND

The currency used all throughout Scotland is the GBP British Pound like United Kingdom. The exact currency is A £1 = 1.15. You can use debit cards everywhere in Scotland. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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