Our guide for Glasgow airport arrivals can help inbound travellers as they touch down, as well as relatives or friends who agree to pick them up. Theres plenty to keep arrivals at the airport occupied, but if you want to remain on the move it can help to plan ahead. You can find the latest flight information on our live feed, or use the form on the right of this page to find details about your booked flight. Once youve got the timings noted down, you can read through our guides to driving to the airport, and using public transport.
If you have agreed to pick up someone arriving at Glasgow airport youll need to plan ahead for the journey particularly if youre unfamiliar with the area. The airport is just eight miles from the city centre, and has excellent transport links; leaving from Glasgow you can take junction 28 from the M8 motorway, and you should be there in 20 minutes. The M74 motorway is also conveniently close, and naturally the quickest route will depend on your starting location.
To find the fastest route, you can type the airports postcode: PA3 2SW into your sat nav. You can also use the map below, or visit our directions to Glasgow airport page for more specific directions.
A helpful pick-up point makes things simple once you arrive at the airport. Just follow the signs to the designated pick-up area on the ground floor of car park 2. The area is covered, so inbound arrivals can relax away from any rain, and its just 30 metres from the terminal, meaning they wont have far to bring their luggage.
More than 200 parking spaces are available, so youll avoid any congestion. And prices are inexpensive as well:
*Prices shown correct as of August 27, 2013.
If its not convenient to get collected from the airport theres no need to worry plenty of public transport links are available for trips to Scotlands largest city, and beyond.
Enjoy a stress-free trip with one of the following public transport services: