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Private Day Tour to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Glasgow

Private Day Tour to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Glasgow
9 hours
USD 806.32
This private day tour takes you on a historical and beautiful journey across Central Scotland and the lower Highlands.<br />Visit:<br /> <ul> <li>Stirling Castle (admission extra)</li> <li>Doune Castle (admission extra)</li> <li>The Lochs and Mountains of the Trossachs National Park</li> <li>The quaint village of Luss, on the banks of loch Lomond</li> </ul>

Day Trip to Doune Castle the Trossachs and Loch Lomond in a Private Minibus from Glasgow

Day Trip to Doune Castle the Trossachs and Loch Lomond in a Private Minibus from Glasgow
8 hours
USD 571.14
This tour allows you the opportunity to see a bit of everything, starting with a Glasgow panoramic tour, moving to a short stop in the Georgian city centre, then it's into 'Braveheart country', with Stirling Castle, the battlefield of Bannockburn and The Wallace monument. After a rest stop and a visit to some Highland cattle, It's into Rob Roy country and the National Park of 'The Trossachs'. Back on the bus after lunch, you'll head towards Loch Lomond and it's 'Bonnie, Bonnie Banks'. Leaving Loch Lomond behind, it's back on the minibus as the tour head back towards Edinburgh.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) Information

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 GLA Glasgow Airport Info & Guide

Glasgow Airport

Where is Glasgow Airport?  

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, was nicknamed the "Second City of the British Empire" for much of history. Today, Glasgow is one of Europe's top financial centres.

Boasting a revitalised city centre, Glasgow offers outstanding museums (most of which are free), the best shopping outside London and lovely parks. The city also offers easy access to the Scottish Highlands.

Glasgow International Airport (IATA: GLA, ICAO: EGPF), formerly Glasgow Abbotsinch Airport, and referred to simply as Glasgow Airport, is located near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew, 13 kilometres (8 miles) southwest of Glasgow city centre, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Glasgow International Airport (GLA) is the busiest of two airports that serve the Greater Glasgow area. The other, Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK), which serves low-cost carriers, is situated 32 miles (51 km) from the city centre.

In 2012, Glasgow Airport served 7,157,859 passengers, making it the 2nd busiest airport in Scotland, after Edinburgh Airport, and the 8th busiest in the United Kingdom.

Glasgow Airport is a hub for BMI Regional, EasyJet, Flybe, Loganair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways. Other airlines that fly to GLA include Aer Lingus, Air Transat, British Airways, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Wizz Air. 

Cities that fly to Glasgow Airport include Amsterdam, Antalya, Barbados, Barcelona, Berlin, Cancun, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dubai, Faro, Geneva, Las Vegas, London, New York, Nice, Orlando. Paris,  Rhodes, Rome, Sharm el-Sheikh, Sofia, Toronto, Vancouver and Warsaw.

Your best bet for a Glasgow Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Glasgow Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport services include:

  • Skylounge (fee) - Business Wing and Holiday Wing
  • Business Centre,nwith meeting rooms - adjacent to terminal
  • Laptop and mobile phone charging
  • Mobile phone charging (with adapters)
  • Relaxstation (massage) - after security
  • Luggage storage - up to 3 months
  • Postal services
  • Drycleaning
  • Photo booths
  • Prayer room - international arrivals (ground floor)

Additional Glasgow Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016