There are 9 ways to get from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by bus, train, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 500 / ...

$4 - $9

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Rideshare  •  45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Paisley 9.2 miles

$3

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$3 - $5

Line 500 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 500

$9

Line 77 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 77 bus from Glasgow, Kings theatre (Newton street) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 77

$9

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 9.1 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 9.1 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport 9.1 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 9.1 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Pitt Street and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross Station and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 6 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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The bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow, Pitt Street station.

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Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to bus which takes 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 29 min.

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Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, arrive at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) station.

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Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross Station, Scotland and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

First operates a bus from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 15 min. McGills Bus Service also services this route hourly. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Kings theatre (Newton street) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to Paisley
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$15 - $22
UberX
$15 - $22
UberXL
$23 - $35
Exec
$28 - $40
Taxi from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Charing Cross Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Charing Cross Station and Glasgow Airport (GLA). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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