Flights to Glasgow, Scotland
The city of Glasgow is served by 2 international air facilities, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Glasgow International Airport is the city’s main international airport, whilst Glasgow Prestwick Airport is the secondary one used mainly for short-haul regional flights.
- Glasgow International Airport is one of the biggest air transport hubs of Scotland, and consists of 2 passenger terminals. It is located about 11 kilometres from Glasgow. A taxi ride from the airport to the city centre would take around 20 minutes at a fare of about GBP 19 (SGD 33.82).
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport is located less than 2 kilometres from the town of Prestwick, but is 51 kilometres from Glasgow. A taxi ride to downtown Glasgow should cost just over GBP 50 (SGD 88.99), and last about an hour.
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Best Time to Visit Glasgow
Like most of Europe’s most popular cities, Glasgow’s peak seasons for tourism are spring and summer (more so summer than spring) as sunlight hours are long and temperatures are high. From March to August, expect a comfortable average of about 11°C on spring days, and 15-18°C in summer. Furthermore, spring and summer are great seasons for Glasgow’s cultural festivities - you’ll be able to enjoy everything from the Glasgow Music Festival in March to the International Jazz Festival in June and the world-renowned Glasgow Summer Sessions (a series of free outdoor concerts) in August.
Things to do in Glasgow
Though not the capital, Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and has a long history that stretches back all the way to the Stone Age. If there, be sure to visit the iconic Glasgow Cathedral, a spectacular piece of architecture that has been standing since the 15th century. Constructed in the ancient Gothic style, Glasgow Cathedral features high arched roofs, tall spires, stained-glass windows, and an underground tomb.
Besides that, other must-sees in Glasgow include the People’s Palace, Glasgow Necropolis (home to the city’s long-dead Victorian elite), the Glasgow Botanic Gardens and Glasgow Green.
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Airports near Glasgow
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