Flights from Belfast to Glasgow

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Flight information Belfast to Glasgow

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Average flight time, total distance 153 kilometres

0h 40min

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Glasgow Intl and Glasgow Prestwick

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Glasgow: Glasgow Intl and Glasgow Prestwick.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Belfast to Glasgow is €55. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
0h 40min is the average flight time from Belfast to Glasgow.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Belfast to Glasgow.
There are 53 flights per week flying from Belfast to Glasgow, as of August.

This information is correct as of March 2016

Airlines that fly from Belfast to Glasgow

Currently KLM, FlyBe, Easyjet and British Airways offer flights from Belfast to Glasgow

Terminal Information – Departing

Belfast is served by two airports.

Belfast International Airport is situated 18 miles from the centre of the city. It has good road and public transport links. Trains connect to Belfast, Lisburn and Londonderry from Antrim station which is connected to Belfast Airport by bus 109A. The Airport Express 300 also runs every 10 minutes between the airport and the city centre taking just 30 minutes and costing from £7.50* for a one way ticket. Taxis and care hire are also available.

Inside the airport there are cash machines, currency exchange desks, free Wi-Fi, a choice of cafes, restaurants and snack bars, shops selling duty free items, gifts, newspapers, books and much more. There are baby changing facilities, children’s play area, an airport hotel, car parking, car hire and conference and business facilities.

George Best Belfast City Airport is located just 2 miles from Belfast city centre and can also be reached by car and public transport. A rail service runs to Belfast Central and Victoria Street stations from Sydenham Station, which is adjacent to the airport. A courtesy shuttle buses will take passengers to the station free of charge in just 6 minutes. The Airport Express Bus 600 goes to the bus station and train station in 13 and 15 minutes respectively. Tickets cost £2.40* and £1.90* for a single fare. Taxis and car hire are also available.

Inside George Best Airport there are cash machines, currency exchange facilities, free Wi-Fi internet,  a food village with snack bars, cafes and restaurants and a small selection of shops, business services, car parking and car hire.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Glasgow is served by two airports.

Glasgow International Airport is located 8 miles west of the city centre and is well served by pubic transport. The Gilmour Street Railway Station in Paisley is just 1 mile from Glasgow Airport. Trains run to Glasgow Central in just 11 minutes, costing £3.20* for a single ticket. First Bus operate a Glasgow Shuttle 24 hours a day between Glasgow Airport and the city centre. This takes 25 minutes and costs £6* for a one way ticket. Local bus 747 also operates to the city centre via Renfrew, Braehead, Partick and Charing Cross taking 50 minutes but costing just £4.50* for a single fare.  Taxis and care hire are also available.

Inside the airport there are cash machines, currency exchange desks, free 30 minutes of Wi-Fi internet, a choice of restaurants, cafes, snack bars and pubs and plenty of shops including duty free, newsagents, fashions, electronics, books and gifts.  There is also a a pharmacy, prayer room, baby-care facilities and children's play areas.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is located in Prestwick, 29 miles from Glasgow. A train station is located at the airport with a journey time of 50 minutes to reach the city centre. Trains leave every 30 minutes. A night bus and taxis are also available.

Despite being a small airport there are still a choice of restaurants, bars and shops in Prestwick Airport as well as cash machines, currency exchange points, baby changing facilities, Wi-FI internet access and luggage lockers.

Practical Information

You need your passport with you when you’re flying out with the UK. There are printers in the check-in area of Belfast’s airports, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.

We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.

What to expect in Glasgow

Once the heart of Scotland’s industrial and shipping industry, today it has shed its grime but not its passion and grit to become the artistic, cultural and nightlife capital of Scotland. Huge by comparison to Edinburgh, Glasgow throngs with people along its streets packed with shops, bars and cafes of every kind. Quirky record shops and vintage boutiques are tucked among its alleyways while museums and galleries don’t come better. The spectacular Kelvingrove Museum is an architectural beauty with plenty of treasures inside while the CCA is the contemporary arts hub of the city with exhibitions and events on throughout the year. When it comes to nightlife there is no comparison as city dwellers hit Glasgow’s eclectic bars, clubs and live music venues for an unforgettable night out. Blessed with vast green spaces, it’s easy to escape the masses in the tranquillity of the Botanic Gardens of beautiful Kelvingrove Park. Summers can be spent picnicking on its lush green grass alongside golden fountains. It is worth a cycle along the majestic Clyde River to see the vestiges of a once unrivalled shipping era or along the River Kelvin for the chance to spot some fantastic wildlife.

Glasgow is cheaper than the capital Edinburgh. A pint costs from £3.60* while a dinner for two with wine can cost from £20* upwards depending on where you decide to eat. There is a huge array of choice in both food and accommodation with cafes, fast food and local supermarkets for budget dining and a whole host of high-end restaurants for those with bigger budgets. Accommodation is cheaper outside the centre of the city and includes everything from youth hostels to B&Bs and chain hotels.

Weather-wise, Glasgow is known for its rain so come prepared for rain no matter what the season. Summers can be warm and sunny, with showers while winters are often cold and wet. There are plenty of festivals and outdoor events in the summer making it a popular time to visit. Spring, autumn and winter are quieter times of year to visit.

*Prices subject to change

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