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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow
Duration:
11 hours 45 minutes
From:
USD 57.79
Take a journey from the city to the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. Enjoy a full day exploring the Scottish Highlands, taking in the atmospheric scenery of Glencoe and Rannoch Moor. Visit Urquhart Castle, take a Jacobite boat cruise across Loch Ness and end your day in the picturesque highland village of Pitlochry.

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Trail Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Whisky Trail Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow
Duration:
9 hours
From:
USD 45.69
Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style and enjoy a wee dram of whisky on a small-group tour from Glasgow. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.

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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 2017