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Ryanair, Flybe, British Airways, easyJet
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
1 hours 24 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Glasgow|
|Flights arrive in:||London|
|Airlines:||Loganair, British Airways, easyJet|
There are up to 28 direct flights from Glasgow each day of the week, which take from just over an hour to almost two hours. Flights depart from Glasgow International Airport and arrive at one of the many airports in London.
British Airways, easyJet, and Loganair operate direct flights between Glasgow and London. Indirect flight combinations are available from Flybe, Air France, and KLM. These flights can have a considerably longer total travel time.
The fastest flights on this route take one hour and 15 minutes, with others taking up to one hour and 40 minutes. The flight time tends to vary depending on at which airport in London the flight lands. Indirect flights between the two cities usually change in Belfast, adding an extra 45 minutes of flying time, plus the layover.
The majority of flights are direct between Glasgow and London. There are between 22 and 28 direct flights available each day of the week. These flights depart from around 6:30 a.m. through to 9:00 p.m. In addition, flights that require a layover between Glasgow and London depart between 12 and 14 times per day.
Departure airport: All flights depart from Glasgow International Airport (GLA), which is less than seven miles from the city center. The First Glasgow Airport Express service 500 is the fastest way to reach the airport. Departing from Buchanan Bus Station in the city center or Glasgow Central train station, the bus takes 15 minutes and operates 24/7. To get the train to the airport, the nearest stop is Paisley Gilmour Street from which passengers can take the McGill’s 757 bus.
Arrival airport: Flights from Glasgow arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), London Stansted Airport (STN), or London Southend Airport (SEN). The airports vary in distance from the city center, at between seven and 36 miles away, and all have good public transport links into the city. Buses and express train services regularly depart from all airports and usually take less than an hour to reach most destinations in the city.