Glasgow Airport Essential Travel Guide

Getting to and from Glasgow Airport

By Train

Paisley Gilmour Street is the closest train station to Glasgow Airport, situated a mile from the terminal. Bus and taxi services operated from the station to the airport.

By Bus and Coach

First's Glasgow Shuttle is the official Glasgow shuttle service connecting the city centre, Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street Stations to the airport. The Service 500 runs 24 hours a day. National Express and Scottish CityLink provide long distance services between Glasgow Airport and a range of UK destinations. Call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 2233 for further information including ticket prices and timetables.

By Taxi

Glasgow Airport Taxi provide services 24 hours a day and the taxi rank can be found at the front of the terminal building.

By Car or Motorbike

Glasgow Airport is located approximately 8 miles away Glasgow city centre and is easily accessible from the M8 at J 28). The postcode is PA3 2SW if you are using a satellite navigation system.

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Disabled facilities at Glasgow Airport include

  • Dedicated assistance team
  • Induction loops at customer service, check-in desks and telephones
  • Wheelchair accessible doors
  • Fully equipped disabled toilet facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible phones
  • Reserved special assistance seating areas
Travellers who require assistance are advised to contact Glasgow Airport's special assistance provider THS on +44 (0)141 842 7700 or email Assistance is free to disabled passengers and should be booked with your airline.

Travelling with babies and young children

Baby changing rooms are provided both before and after security and in the baggage reclaim hall, as well as wall-mounted changing units in the majority of toilets in the terminal. A soft play area is located after security and is suitable for children aged two to six years old. The majority of eateries provide children's menus and highchair facilities. Essentials items such as baby food, infant formula and nappies can be purchased at Boots pharmacy and books, toys and puzzles are available for sale in the terminal.

Airport Information

For a list of important contacts at Glasgow Airport go to or call the main switchboard on +44 (0)844 481 5555

Lost Property

For lost property enquiries call +44 (0)141 848 4740 or email For baggage or property left on the aircraft contact your airline directly.

Changing money at the airport

Travelex and American Express provide foreign currency exchange services and have a number of bureaux de change offices located both before and after security and in the arrivals hall.