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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City by bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500 / ...

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paisley to Glasgow 9.2 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City 9.9 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City 9.9 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Merchant City 9.9 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City 9.9 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City is to bus which costs £3 - £7 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road and arriving at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Merchant City is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City without a car is to bus which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £7.

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The bus from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City bus services, operated by First, arrive at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City.

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There are 822+ hotels available in Merchant City. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Merchant City, Scotland?

First operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 16 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
McGills Bus Service
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Paisley to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$16 - $24
UberX
$16 - $24
UberXL
$23 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Merchant City
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Merchant City
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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

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