Glasgow to Philadelphia Flights
Flying from Glasgow Airport
Glasgow airport is located to the west of the city and is easily reached by car via the M74 or M80 motorways. Passengers booked on flights from Glasgow will find a number of car parks, and there are discounts offered for booking in advance. The airport is also easy to reach by public transport.
The First 500 Glasgow shuttle runs every ten minutes throughout the day and night, and takes approximately 25 minutes from the city centre. There are also buses that operate routes across the city, making the airport easy to reach from most areas. The nearest train station is Paisley Gilmour Street, which lies just one mile away. From there, bus route 66 runs directly to the terminals. There are also taxis outside the inbound and outbound terminals, all of which have to be fully licensed in order to be allowed to pick up passengers from the many flights Glasgow offers.
The airport features a variety of shopping options, from last minute travel accessories to gifts and jewellery. Passengers can also enjoy a wide range of food outlets, including coffee and snack bars and sit-down restaurants. The Skylounge offers passengers the opportunity to relax in peace and quiet and also provides business facilities, should they be required. For passengers with early flights, there are a number of hotels to choose from. These are both at and close to the airport, making the journey as convenient as possible.
The best way to book flights from Glasgow to Philadelphia is to utilise the variety of tools at ebookers.ie., where great deals on accommodation and car rental can also be found.
Philadelphia International Airport
Flying to Philadelphia means flying into Philadelphia International Airport, which is conveniently located about seven miles from the centre of town. This airport, which uses the international code PHL, is a US Airways hub. The airport's Exhibitions Program features art by local artists to make your airport experience more pleasant. Find inexpensive flights to Philadelphia on your favourite airline by searching ebookers today.
Transportation from Philadelphia International Airport
Once you arrive, you can catch SEPTA's Airport Rail Line train, which leaves every thirty minutes and takes passengers directly into the city centre Philadelphia. The airport rail costs $7.00 per person. Taxis also operate from the airport, and it costs $28.50 to get to the city centre. Another option is to rent a car from one of the seven rental agencies located outside of the baggage claim area in Zone Two.
Winter temperatures in Philadelphia stay in the single digits and often drop below 0°C at night. Summer temperatures reach the high 20s and low 30s during the day and drop to the low 20s at night. Spring and fall temperatures in the teens, along with lower prices and smaller crowds, make these colder seasons an ideal time to visit Philadelphia. A package deal from ebookers can help you save even more, no matter what time of year you visit Philadelphia.
Holidaying in Philadelphia
From Independence Hall to Valley Forge National Park, the historic attractions in Philadelphia are a big draw for anyone interested in American history. Art lovers will want to make a stop at the Philadelphia Art Museum, which houses over three hundred thousand works of art. Families with kids love visiting the Philadelphia Zoo and the Please Touch Museum. Those who want to explore the culinary traditions of the area may want to schedule in a stop at some of the sandwich shops that serve world-famous Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, such as Pat's King of Steaks or Geno's Steaks.
Cheap flights from Glasgow to Philadelphia
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Glasgow and Philadelphia airports and terminals
Airports in Glasgow, GB
Glasgow Int'l airport (GLA)
Distance from City Center: 6.8 miles
Prestwick airport (PIK)
Distance from City Center: 27.6 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Glasgow to Philadelphia on Sun, Mar 1, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Alitalia/American Airlines||AZ3981/AA799||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/757||14hr 45min|
|Alitalia/British Airways||AZ3981/BA2299||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/752||14hr 45min|
|Alitalia/US Airways||AZ3981/US799||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/752||14hr 45min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Iberia||KL1470/IB4822||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/752||14hr 45min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/American Airlines||KL1470/AA799||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/757||14hr 45min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Finnair||KL1470/AY4124||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/752||14hr 45min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/British Airways||KL1470/BA2299||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/752||14hr 45min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/US Airways||KL1470/US799||GLA||06:00||PHL||15:45||737/752||14hr 45min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/American Airlines||KL1472/AA799||GLA||09:20||PHL||15:45||EMJ/757||11hr 25min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Finnair||KL1472/AY4124||GLA||09:20||PHL||15:45||EMJ/752||11hr 25min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/British Airways||KL1472/BA2299||GLA||09:20||PHL||15:45||EMJ/752||11hr 25min|
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