Glasgow, Glasgow Airport (GLA), Great Britain

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    Facilities for disabled passengers include wheelchair-accessible toilets, ramps, lifts and reserved car parking. For the hard of hearing, there are induction loops. Passengers should advise their airline in advance of their needs and those requiring assistance from the car park to the terminals should arrange this in advance by contacting Reduced Mobility Assistance (tel. +44-141/842 77 00,

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    Bureaux de change and ATMs are located either side of the security screening point.


    Wireless internet access is available throughout Glasgow Airport for a fee (first 60 minutes are free of charge), and there are also fixed internet kiosks and desks. A postbox is located in the check-in area.


    A good choice of restaurants, cafés and bars is concentrated on the first floor, after security. A number of options are also available pre-security, including a sports bar and a pub.


    Shopping at Glasgow Airport includes duty-free outlets for passengers travelling outside the EU, as well as retailers selling a range of items, including newsagents, specialist Scottish-themed gift shops and fashion outlets.


    The left-luggage office is situated in the check-in hall and a lost property service is available – both services are contactable on tel. +44-330/223 08 93. Uniformed members of staff are on hand to assist with baggage.


    Other facilities at Glasgow Airport include a pharmacy, prayer room, baby-care facilities and children’s play areas.

    Conference & Business

    The Glasgow Airport Business Centre (tel. +44-141/847 54 50) is next to the terminal building and provides meeting rooms, conference facilities and full secretarial support.

    The UpperDeck Lounge is available to all passengers for a fee, and offers free internet access, complimentary drinks and newspapers.

    Conference and meeting facilities are also available at some nearby hotels, including the the Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport (Tel.: +44-871/942 90 31; and the Courtyard Marriott (Tel.: +44-843/48 00;

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    Airport code: GLA

    Number of Terminals: 2


    Glasgow Airport’s information desk (Glasgow Airport iCentre, tel. +44-141/566 40 89) is located on the first floor, next to the domestic arrivals. Information on public transport, accommodation, events and places of interest is available at the VisitScotland travel and visitor information hub on the ground floor at domestic arrivals.

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    IATA Travel Centre

    The IATA Travel Centre delivers accurate passport, visa and health requirement information at a glance. It is a trusted, centralized source for the latest international travel requirements. The IATA Travel Centre is the most accurate source available because it is based on a comprehensive database used by virtually every airline, and information is gathered from official sources worldwide, such as immigration and police authorities.

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    Hotels in Glasgow


    Unlike nearby Edinburgh, hotels in Glasgow won’t adversely hit your holiday budget.

    There are some excellent five-star spots, but you can get much better value in Scotland’s second city compared to the capital.

    Blythswood Square

    11 Blythswood Square
    G2 4AD Glasgow
    United Kingdom
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    Category: Luxurious

    A 19th-century gem, this boutique hotel has well-appointed rooms and a superb restaurant.

    Glasgow Radisson Blu

    301 Argyle Street
    G2 8DL Glasgow
    United Kingdom
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    Category: Luxurious

    This strikingly designed building houses some of Glasgow’s fanciest rooms.

    ABode Glasgow

    129 Bath Street
    G2 2SZ Glasgow
    United Kingdom
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    Category: Moderate

    A sharp boutique hotel that won’t break the bank. A great central location too.

    Glasgow Pond

    Great Western Road
    G12 0XP Glasgow
    United Kingdom
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    Category: Moderate

    A handy business hotel away from the bustle of the centre, with smart, quiet rooms.


    973 Sauchiehall Street
    G3 7TQ Glasgow
    United Kingdom
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    Category: Budget

    On a quiet street near Kelvingrove Park, this cosy hotel offers comfortable, affordable rooms.