This Route is Operated by:
Aer Lingus, National Express, Flybe
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
1 hours 18 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Birmingham|
|Flights arrive in:||Glasgow|
|Airlines:||Eastern Airways, Flybe, KLM|
There are a number of daily flights between Birmingham and Glasgow, many of which are direct. Other flights require up to two changes and journey times are much longer. The distance from Birmingham to Glasgow is almost 300 miles, so opting to fly can be the quickest travel solution and is often extremely affordable.
Flybe offers most of the scheduled flights between Birmingham and Glasgow, and many of these are direct services. Direct flights can take just 75 minutes. Other airlines operating services requiring passenger changes include Thomsonfly, KLM, Iberia, and Air France, however, some of these journeys take up to 11 hours.
Direct flights to Glasgow take just 75 minutes, although this is much longer when time at the airport is factored in. All flights depart from Birmingham International Airport and arrive into Glasgow International. Some scheduled flights require changes in other European airport destinations such as the Netherlands or Spain, and this increases journey times considerably.
When all indirect flights to Glasgow are taken off daily schedules, there are an average of seven direct flights on weekdays, and three or four at weekends.
Departure airport: All flights to Glasgow depart from Birmingham International Airport which is easy to access by car or public transport links. There is a free air-rail link between Birmingham Railway Station and the airport and journeys only take two minutes, and a variety of coach services from several major UK cities arrive at the station daily. The airport offers a good range of high street retail and designer outlets in the duty free section, and several restaurants and fast food bars. There are four executive lounges at Birmingham International Airport, so business passengers have the opportunity to unwind before and after flights.
Arrival airport: Glasgow International Airport has good public transport links for passengers needing to transfer elsewhere in Scotland and drivers will also find it's easy to access local motorways and A roads. The closest railway station to the airport is Paisley Gilmour Street then a local bus takes passengers straight to the airport terminals. There are lots of shopping and dining amenities within the airport, to suit any passenger needs or dietary requirements.