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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
4 hours 7 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Cardiff|
|Flights arrive in:||Glasgow|
It is possible to fly from Cardiff to Glasgow but there are only direct flights on certain days of the week and the journey is often quicker by train. There are up to five departures a day with flight times varying from just over one hour for direct flights to just over five hours depending on the route taken. All departures are from Cardiff Airport with planes landing at Glasgow International Airport.
Flybe offers some direct routes throughout the week. Other airlines flying from Cardiff to Glasgow include Air France and KLM.
The shortest flight time from Cardiff to Glasgow is just over one hour while other routes can take over four hours with arrivals the following day. The overall journey time depends on the airline and the waiting time for connections. All flights require one or two connections, which are made at airports such as Amsterdam Schiphol, George Best Belfast City, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Birmingham, London Heathrow and Munich.
On Mondays to Fridays, there are up to five flights a day between the cities of Cardiff and Glasgow while a reduced schedule operates on Sundays. The first plane departs from Cardiff in the early morning while the last scheduled takeoff is in the late afternoon.
Departure airport: All flights from Cardiff to Glasgow take off from Cardiff Airport (CWL), which is just under 12 miles from the city centre. The airport has its own railway station while city links are also provided by local and express shuttle buses. Among the facilities at the airport are car parking, taxi ranks, car hire desks, banking services and ATMs, WiFi, shops, bars and restaurants.
Arrival airport: All flights to Glasgow from Cardiff land at Glasgow International Airport (GLA). The airport is located approximately seven miles from central Glasgow. The First Glasgow 500 Airport bus operates 24 hours a day and the airport is also served by taxis and local buses. The nearest train station is just one mile away and linked by frequent buses. Facilities at Glasgow International Airport include parking, car hire desks, WiFi, shops, cafes and restaurants.