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Flight Information between Glasgow and Cardiff

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe or easyJet

Flights from Glasgow to Cardiff cover the 305 miles (492 km) long route with our travel partners like Flybe or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Cardiff Airport.

Flights from Glasgow to Cardiff

There's at least one flight from Glasgow to Cardiff every day of the week. On most days, except Tuesdays and Saturdays, there is a non-stop direct flight. Indirect flights, requiring a layover in Amsterdam, operate every day except Sunday.

Which airlines fly from Glasgow to Cardiff?

The only airline operating direct flights between Glasgow and Cardiff is Flybe. Indirect flights, requiring a layover in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, take longer and are operated by the Dutch airline KLM.

How long is the flight from Glasgow to Cardiff?

Direct, non-stop flights between these two cities with Flybe take one and a quarter hours. Indirect flights, with one layover in Amsterdam, require just over three hours of flying time to complete the journey between these two cities.

How many flights are there from Glasgow to Cardiff?

There's one direct flight from Glasgow to Cardiff every day of the week except Tuesday and Saturday. These direct flights leave in the late morning or very early afternoon. An indirect flight requiring one layover at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is available in the late morning every day except Sunday.

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

Departure airport: Glasgow International Airport is the departure point for all of these flights to Cardiff. The airport is just over nine miles from the city centre. The Glasgow Airport Express bus provides fast, efficient transport from the city centre and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Buses depart from the city centre every ten minutes from Buchanan Bus Station. The journey time is just over a quarter of an hour. Facilities at the airport include shops, restaurants, public toilets, cash machines, currency exchange and left luggage facilities.

Arrival airport: Cardiff Airport, where all of these flights from Glasgow arrive, is the largest airport in Wales. The airport is situated some 12 miles outside the Cardiff city centre. A frequent bus service, taking just over half an hour, is available from the city centre to the airport. There are also shuttle buses to make the short journey to the airport from the nearest train station, which is just over half an hour by rail from the city centre. Facilities at Cardiff Airport include shops, fast food outlets, shops, currency exchange, cash points and public toilets.

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FAQs
What is the distance between Glasgow and Cardiff via plane?
The distance from Glasgow to Cardiff by plane is approximately 305 miles (492 km).
When taking a flight from Glasgow to Cardiff, which airport in Glasgow do I fly out of and which airport in Cardiff do I arrive in?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Glasgow International Airport   to Cardiff Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival airport in Cardiff located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from Glasgow International Airport and need to travel around 6.8 miles (10.9 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often land in Cardiff Airport and need to travel about 8.9 miles (14.3 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Cardiff Airport to get you to the city centre of Cardiff.

Which airlines should I travel with from Glasgow to Cardiff?
If you're looking for flights from Glasgow to Cardiff, you can rely on Flybe or easyJet to get you to Cardiff. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Glasgow to Cardiff journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.