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Flight Information to Glasgow from Birmingham

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$59 (€48)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe or easyJet

Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flybe or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $54 (€44), but the average price of plane tickets is $59 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.

Birmingham to Glasgow Flights: An Overview

Traveling by air between Birmingham and Glasgow is a great way to reach Scotland's largest city. Every day, direct flights cover the 405 kilometers distance between the cities, taking between one hour 10 minutes and one hour 15 minutes to reach Glasgow International Airport. And if direct services aren't an option, indirect flights may well be, taking three hours 40 minutes in some cases. Flights are frequent, as well, with 5-6 direct weekday departures, and 2-4 options at weekends (as well as 2-4 indirect flights with short journey times).

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Direct flights from Birmingham to Glasgow can be booked with a couple of popular budget airlines. During the winter months, flybe is the only option, providing fast connections every day of the week, and generally offering very affordable fares. In the summer, easyJet takes over the route, providing a similar level of coverage and low prices. If passengers have to fly with a change, relatively quick services are available from KLM or British Airways.

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Birmingham and Glasgow are separated by 405 kilometers, which ensures that train and road connections can be very time consuming. That's not the case with direct flights from Birmingham to Glasgow, which take between one hour five minutes and one hour 15 minutes to reach the Scottish city. Even if changes are required along the way, journey times will be competitive with alternatives. On most days, services with a single change and total journey times of under four hours can be booked.

How many flights are there from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Travelers can fly to Glasgow from Birmingham any day of the year, whatever the season. During the winter months, flybe offers between 3-5 direct flights, and usually schedules departures in the morning and evening, providing flexibility for visitors to Glasgow. At other times of year, there will be 2-3 easyJet flights per day, with short journey times and a choice of departure slots. In addition, travelers can expect 2-3 indirect flights from Birmingham to Glasgow with journey times under five hours. They may be a handy alternative in emergencies.

What are the arrival and departure airports for flights from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Departure airport: all flights from Birmingham to Glasgow will depart from Birmingham International Airport (BHX). The best route to the airport from central Birmingham is via trains from Birmingham New Street, which take 10 minutes to reach the airport. Driving is a popular option as well, with seven different parking lots, and valet services available as well. Inside the terminals, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants, lounges, and the Sky Zone to entertain kids. Free WiFi is also available, although users will have to re-enter their login details every 30 minutes.

Arrival airport: flights to Glasgow from Birmingham will land at Glasgow International Airport (GLA). From there, the best transfer option may be to take the 757 bus to Paisley Gilmour Street Station, and then to catch trains to Queen Street. However, car hire is popular as well, and arrivals can find brands like Alamo, Budget, and Avis next to Terminal 2. An hour of free WiFi is provided for all visitors, helping to arrange anything else before moving on.

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FAQs
How much do cheap flights to Glasgow from Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Birmingham to Glasgow to cost as little as $54 (€44)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a plane ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow?
The flight price between Birmingham and Glasgow is on average $59 (€48)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Birmingham to Glasgow by plane?
You should expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km)  between Birmingham and Glasgow by plane.
How long is the plane ride to Glasgow from Birmingham?
The Birmingham to Glasgow flight duration is on average 1 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 252 miles (406 km) from Birmingham to Glasgow. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure airport in Birmingham and arrival airport in Glasgow?

Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from Birmingham International Airport   to Glasgow International Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in Birmingham to go to Glasgow? Where is the airport in Glasgow located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Birmingham International Airport, which is located approximately 7 miles (11 km) from the city center.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Glasgow International Airport and need to travel approximately 6 miles (10 km) from the airport to reach the city center in Glasgow. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transit options available from Glasgow International Airport to get you to the city center in Glasgow.

Which airlines can get me from Birmingham to Glasgow?
Take the Birmingham to Glasgow flight with Flybe or easyJet. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the route from Birmingham to Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop flight services from Birmingham to Glasgow?
Yes, you can search for direct flights from Birmingham to Glasgow on Omio with easyJet, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your plane ticket.
When does the first flight depart from Birmingham to Glasgow? When does the last flight depart from Birmingham to Glasgow?
The earliest flight for this journey departs from Birmingham at 7: 45 AM. The last flight leaves from Birmingham at 9: 25 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Birmingham to Glasgow and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book plane tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow for the best deals?
You can find flights to Glasgow from Birmingham to cost on average $59 (€48) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Glasgow flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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