Glasgow Airport is one of Scotland’s biggest travel hubs with connections to many destinations around the world, so it’s easy to see why they have a selection of parking options that will suit any vehicle. To help you find the right parking package for you, JetParks have created this guide full of helpful hints and tips.
Pick-up & Drop-off at Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Airport has a fantastic drop-off section with an undercover walkway to the terminal door, however, many visitors incur heavy charges by staying in the drop-off area for longer than 10 minutes. If you want to avoid these charges then it’s a good idea to book a short-stay parking space. Alternatively, Glasgow Airport allows visitors to pick-up and drop-off in the long-stay carparks for 30 minutes completely free of charge.
With three short-stay parking areas at Glasgow Airport, you’ll be able to find many different options to suit your vehicle, including both inside and outdoor parking. Each of the short-stay carparks is close to the airport and regularly patrolled by airport security. If you’re planning on staying for longer than 24 hours you should consider booking long-stay parking.
With regular shuttle buses to and from the terminal doors, the long-stay carparks at Glasgow Airport are a great option for visitors who are planning to leave their vehicle while they’re on holiday. Each carpark is regularly patrolled to ensure the safety of your vehicle.
Glasgow Airport has 2 international terminals, Terminal One and Terminal Two. Both terminals are close together, so you can use any parking option no matter where you’re flying, although it’s still worth knowing where you’re flying from to plan where you want to be in the carpark. If you’re not sure which terminal you’re are flying from you can find out by finding your airline on the list below:
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Glasgow Airport Terminal 1 Parking Guide
The main terminal at Glasgow Airport, Terminal, is used for longer flights across Europe and further afield. The terminal is home to many major airlines including Virgin Atlantic, Delta and British Airways. If you’re flying from this terminal the following parking options are available to you:
While there isn’t too much traffic around Glasgow Airport, it’s easy to get stuck in major congestion if you are coming from further afield. Instead of battling through to the airport on the day of your flight, consider booking in at a local hotel and travelling up the night before. There’s both a Holiday Inn and the Courtyard by Marriott within walking distance of the terminal, as well as several other hotels only a few minutes’ walk from the airport.
Helpful Hints for Visiting Glasgow Airport
Check Height Restrictions: Check your vehicle will safely fit into the multi-storey carpark before you book a space as it has a maximum height of 2.2 metres.
24 Hour Food and Drink: There’s plenty to eat and drink at the airport around the clock with several 24 hour coffee chains and a supermarket attached – so you can leave your pack lunch at home and enjoy some hot food at any time of day.
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