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Flight Information between Birmingham and Glasgow

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£52 (€58)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe or easyJet

Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flybe or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as £39, but the average price of plane tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.

Birmingham to Glasgow Flights: An Overview

Traveling by air between Birmingham and Glasgow is a great way to reach Scotland's largest city. Every day, direct flights cover the 405 kilometers distance between the cities, taking between one hour 10 minutes and one hour 15 minutes to reach Glasgow International Airport. And if direct services aren't an option, indirect flights may well be, taking three hours 40 minutes in some cases. Flights are frequent, as well, with 5-6 direct weekday departures, and 2-4 options at weekends (as well as 2-4 indirect flights with short journey times).

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Direct flights from Birmingham to Glasgow can be booked with a couple of popular budget airlines. During the winter months, flybe is the only option, providing fast connections every day of the week, and generally offering very affordable fares. In the summer, easyJet takes over the route, providing a similar level of coverage and low prices. If passengers have to fly with a change, relatively quick services are available from KLM or British Airways.

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Birmingham and Glasgow are separated by 405 kilometers, which ensures that train and road connections can be very time consuming. That's not the case with direct flights from Birmingham to Glasgow, which take between one hour five minutes and one hour 15 minutes to reach the Scottish city. Even if changes are required along the way, journey times will be competitive with alternatives. On most days, services with a single change and total journey times of under four hours can be booked.

How many flights are there from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Travelers can fly to Glasgow from Birmingham any day of the year, whatever the season. During the winter months, flybe offers between 3-5 direct flights, and usually schedules departures in the morning and evening, providing flexibility for visitors to Glasgow. At other times of year, there will be 2-3 easyJet flights per day, with short journey times and a choice of departure slots. In addition, travelers can expect 2-3 indirect flights from Birmingham to Glasgow with journey times under five hours. They may be a handy alternative in emergencies.

What are the arrival and departure airports for flights from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Departure airport: all flights from Birmingham to Glasgow will depart from Birmingham International Airport (BHX). The best route to the airport from central Birmingham is via trains from Birmingham New Street, which take 10 minutes to reach the airport. Driving is a popular option as well, with seven different parking lots, and valet services available as well. Inside the terminals, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants, lounges, and the Sky Zone to entertain kids. Free WiFi is also available, although users will have to re-enter their login details every 30 minutes.

Arrival airport: flights to Glasgow from Birmingham will land at Glasgow International Airport (GLA). From there, the best transfer option may be to take the 757 bus to Paisley Gilmour Street Station, and then to catch trains to Queen Street. However, car hire is popular as well, and arrivals can find brands like Alamo, Budget, and Avis next to Terminal 2. An hour of free WiFi is provided for all visitors, helping to arrange anything else before moving on.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest flight from Birmingham to Glasgow?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between Birmingham and Glasgow for as low as £39  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a flight from Birmingham to Glasgow?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket to Glasgow from Birmingham is £52  one way.
What is the distance to Glasgow from Birmingham via plane?
The Birmingham to Glasgow flight distance is approximately 252 miles (406 km).
How long is the flight between Birmingham and Glasgow?
The Birmingham to Glasgow flight duration is on average 1 h 20 min, which is to be expected when travelling 252 miles (406 km) to Glasgow from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What airport does the flight from Birmingham to Glasgow depart from? Which Glasgow airport do I fly into from Birmingham?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Birmingham International Airport   to Glasgow International Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in Birmingham? Where is the airport in Glasgow?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Birmingham International Airport, which is located around 7 miles (11 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Glasgow International Airport, located 6 miles (10 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Glasgow International Airport to take you to the city centre of Glasgow.

Which airlines should I travel with from Birmingham to Glasgow?
For the trip from Birmingham to Glasgow you can take a flight with Flybe or easyJet. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Birmingham to Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Birmingham to Glasgow direct flight services?
Yes, you can search for direct flights from Birmingham to Glasgow on Omio with easyJet, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your plane ticket.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Birmingham to Glasgow?
You can take the first flight from Birmingham to Glasgow at 07: 45   or take the last flight from Birmingham to Glasgow leaving at 20: 40. Look for the latest Birmingham Glasgow flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this journey.
How far in advance should I book plane tickets between Birmingham and Glasgow for the best deals?
You can find a flight to Glasgow from Birmingham to cost on average £52 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Glasgow flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.