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The airport is located 9 miles (14 km) west of central Glasgow. The airport Web site is part of the BAA Web site with links to seven British airports. BAA is British Airport Authority. Use the Glasgow Web site to locate:
Taxis are available from just outside the terminal building. They are metered and the fare to the center should be about Ј15 ($24). Travel time is about 20 minutes.
Citylink Buses leave the airport every 20 to 30 minutes between 6 A.M. and midnight and on Sundays, between 7:20 A.M. and 11:30 P.M. They go to Glasgow Central (Buchanan) Railway Station, and the main bus stations. Fare is Ј3 ($5) with a travel time of about 20 minutes.
All major European rental car companies have counters in the airport.
FROM GLASGOW TO EDINBURGH:
Scottish Citylink Coaches leave Glasgow Airport, stop at the bus station in central Glasgow, then continue on to St. Andrews Bus Station in central Edinburgh. The fare is about Ј6 ($10) and the trip takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Take a taxi to from the airport to Glasgow Queen Street Station, then catch a train to Edinburgh Waverly Station. Trains leave every 30 minutes for the 50-minute journey, and the fare is Ј6 ($9). Taxi fare from Glasgow Airport to the train station is about Ј12 ($19). The station is two miles from the terminal and can be reached by car or bus.
Taxis are available to make the trip to Edinburgh, but the fare is about Ј70 ($105) for the 70 to 85 minute trip.
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Adapted from How to Get Out of the Airport