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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  14 min

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

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Paisley 9.2 miles

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Waterloo Lane to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 500 / ...

$4 - $9

Line 500 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road 500

$9

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 9.4 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 9.4 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport 9.4 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 9.4 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which costs £2 - £4 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow, Waterloo Lane station.

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Glasgow Central 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 Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 14 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 21 min. McGills Bus Service also services this route every 3 hours.

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
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Waterloo Lane to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Pitt Street to Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
McGills Bus Service
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 Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$15 - $23
UberX
$15 - $23
UberXL
$22 - $35
Exec
$28 - $40
Taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
14 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
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Glasgow Central Station to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Glasgow Central 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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