Selected fares from London to Greater Glasgow

Flights from London to Greater Glasgow

If you're looking out for flights to whisk you on a city break full of style, luxury shopping and fine arts, then you're in luck, as London to Greater Glasgow getaways have all this and more. With a plethora of bars and clubs, and a variety of cultural attractions, Greater Glasgow has something for everyone, and it's only an hour away from London by plane. But of course, don’t forget to round off your trip with an illuminating walk around Glasgow’s architectural wonders, such as Mackintosh's Lighthouse or the Gothic glory of Glasgow Cathedral

When can I book cheap flights to Greater Glasgow from London

Glasgow may be a first-class city, but it doesn't hurt to save a few pennies by booking in advance. The cheapest time to catch London to Greater Glasgow flights is in early spring. It might be a bit nippy at this time of year, but it's pretty dry too. Prices are at their steepest during the summer months of July and August, but do drop again as the autumn rain rolls in. The run-up to Christmas is a fabulous time to be in Glasgow, but unfortunately, it’s not the cheapest, so expect prices to be higher.

Arriving at London Luton airport

The cheapest airport to head to for flights to Scotland's capital of style is usually Luton (LTN). It's a doddle to get there by car, as it’s just a few minutes drive from Junction 10 on the M1. There's also a frequent train service from London St Pancras and a shuttle bus service linking it to Gatwick. Finding your departure gate is also simple, as Luton only has one main terminal.

Flying from London to Greater Glasgow

On London Greater Glasgow flights, once you're in the air you'll barely have time to skim the in-flight magazine, before starting your descent. The average journey time is one hour and 20 minutes. Both Ryanair at Stansted (STN) and easyJet at Luton (LTN) have budget options to Glasgow, while British Airways and Virgin are more expensive, but offer a touch of style.

Getting from the airport to Greater Glasgow

Most flights from London to Greater Glasgow land at Glasgow International Airport (GLA), about 10 miles west of the city centre on the south side of the Clyde. There are two terminals at the airport, but domestic flights tend to arrive at Terminal 1. The quickest way into the city is on the Glasgow Shuttle Bus, which gets you to Buchanan Bus Station in less than 30 minutes. It only costs GBP 9 for an open return ticket. Alternatively, you can take the 66 bus to the train station at Paisley Gilmour Street. From here, there are frequent trains to Glasgow Central Station. A combined bus and train ticket can cost as little as GBP 3.

What to do when in Glasgow

Don't be surprised if you spend a little time admiring Glasgow’s wonderful architecture – this is a city built to impress. At its heart are stylishly elegant districts of medieval magnificence and Georgian beauty. Along the Clyde, you'll be wowed by bold, modern buildings, especially the museum at the Glasgow Science Centre.

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Hotels in Greater Glasgow

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Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airport
Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airport
St Andrews Drive, Paisley
3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from St. Mirren Park and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Paisley Abbey. Paisley Museum and Art Gallery and Coats ...

£44

£44
Blythswood Square Hotel
Blythswood Square Hotel
No.11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in City Centre Glasgow, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Willow Tearooms and George Square. Gallery of Modern Art and The SSE Hydro are ...

£100

£100
Jurys Inn Glasgow
Jurys Inn Glasgow
80 Jamaica Street, Glasgow
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (53 reviews)

This modern hotel is situated in the heart of Glasgow; the Gallery of Modern Art is within 800 meters, and Hunterian Art Gallery is two miles away.

£52

£52
Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport
Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Airport, Abbotsinch, Paisley
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated in Paisley, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from St. Mirren Park and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Paisley Abbey. Paisley Museum and Art Gallery and ...

£49

£49
Grand Central Hotel
Grand Central Hotel
99 Gordon Street, Glasgow
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

The hotel is joined to the architectural marvel that is Glasgow Central Station, surrounded by top boutiques. The 12th-century cathedral is 7 minutes away by ...

£71

£71
Cameron House on Loch Lomond
Cameron House on Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond, Alexandria
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (3 reviews)

This family-friendly Alexandria hotel is located in the historical district, within 2 mi (3 km) of Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre, SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium, ...

£200

£200
Millennium Hotel Glasgow
Millennium Hotel Glasgow
40 George Square, Glasgow
4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (22 reviews)

Adjacent to Queen Street Railway Station, this Glasgow hotel offers a prime location across from George Square. The shops and galleries of Buchanan Street and ...

£75

£75
Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre
Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre
Finnieston Quay, Glasgow
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Overlooking the River Clyde, the Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre is a 2-minute walk from the SECC (Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre), and 10 minutes ...

£56

£56
Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow
Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow
301 Argyle Street, Glasgow
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (16 reviews)

A modern architectural landmark, the Radisson Blu is in the city centre, across from Central Station and steps from the financial district. Buchanan Street, ...

£75

£75
citizenM Hotel Glasgow
citizenM Hotel Glasgow
60 Renfrew Street, Glasgow
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in City Centre Glasgow, this boutique hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Glasgow West End, George Square, and Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow Cathedral ...

£71

£71
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