Flights to New York from Glasgow

Flights to New York

Do you want to book a Glasgow to New York flight? Take a look at this page to find out necessary and useful information on Glasgow airport.

Glasgow Airport (GLA)

Glasgow Airport is located in Paisley, 9.9 miles (15.9 km) west of Glasgow city centre. The airport has two passenger terminals – T1 & T2. Several major airlines operate flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Please find below a list of airlines operating flights from Glasgow to New York:

Airline Direct/stopover Destination
Aer Lingus 1 stop in Dublin, IE (DUB) JFK/Newark
American Airlines 1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR) JFK
British Airways 1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR) JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Delta Airlines 1 stop at Amsterdam (AMS) JFK
Finnair Direct or 1 stop at London Heathrow (LHR) JFK/Newark
Iberia 1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR) JFK/Newark
Icelandair 1 stop at Reykjavik Keflavik (KEF) JFK/Newark
KLM 1 stop in Amsterdam (AMS) or 2 stops at Amsterdam (AMS) and Boston Logan International (BOS) JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Lufthansa 1 stop in Frankfurt am Main (FRA) JFK/Newark
Virgin Atlantic 1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR) / Amsterdam (AMS) JFK/LaGuardia

The average flight time from Glasgow to New York is just over 10 hours and 30 minutes. However, this depends on factors such as weather conditions and which airline you fly with.

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For most of the year when British Summer Time (BST) is not in effect, Glasgow is 5 hours ahead of New York. Whereas when this is in effect, Glasgow is 4 hours ahead of New York City. You can read more about the time difference between the UK and New York here.

Price for a flight Glasgow – New York (GLA)

If you are flying to JFK, some of the major airlines offer direct flights. However, if you would like a cheaper flight to New York; you’ll likely have to book a flight with at least one transfer. The price of airline tickets to New York changes depending on the time of year. If you book on time and avoid travelling during busier months then you can find return tickets from around £400 from Glasgow airport. Flexibility is also a key to save money on flights.

The most expensive periods are the summer months and the end of the year (with the holiday season including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve) in New York. To get the best rates, I advise trying to book your flight at least 6 months in advance.

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Directions to the airport

There are several ways to get to Glasgow airport, which you can find more information about below.

  • Car: Exit the M8 at Junction 28 if you are travelling from the East, or Junction 29 if you are travelling from the West.
  • Bus: from the city, catch Glasgow Airport Express service 500 from Buchanan Bus Station, stance 46.
  • Train: If you’re catching the train to Glasgow Airport, the nearest station is Paisley Gilmour Street: one mile from the terminal. From here, you can take McGill’s 757 bus service.

Airport Parking

Glasgow Airport offers several options for securely parking your car such as short-term, long-term, valet and economical parking. Go to the Glasgow airport website to book a parking space or receive a quote for your vehicle.

Glasgow Airport Map

Find below the map for Glasgow Airport. You can click on the image to enlarge it.

Glasgow Airport MapImage source: Glasgow Airport

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