Scotland's major hub for long-haul flights, Glasgow Airport flies over nine million passengers a year to over 90 destinations from its single terminal. The airport is 8 miles (13 km) west of central Glasgow, a 25-minute trip by bus.
Before security check, there's a Bureau de Change, cash machines, and souvenirs with a Scottish flavour from the Celtic Football Club shop. Post-security pick up pharmacy essentials at Boots, reading material at WH Smith, fashion and accessories at Dorothy Perkins and Brands by Collezioni, and tins of luxury shortbread from Discover Glasgow. There's also duty-free alcohol, cosmetics and accessories and a Dixons Travel for electrical goods.
Passengers travelling within the EU can make use of the free Shopping Collection Service. Keep your receipt, and on your return collect your purchases from the Shopping Collection Point in international Arrivals.
For advice on special offers or duty-free allowances, take advantage of the free personal shopping consultants, dressed in green.
High-speed wireless internet access operated by Spectrum Interactive and Boingo Wireless is installed throughout the airport. There are also fixed terminals at several gates and on the first floor.
East & Drink
There are several eateries and cafés before security check, including Starbucks and Central Sports Bar Grill. Most options are after security, including traditional Italian spaghetti at Frankie & Benny’s, all-day breakfasts in The Drum and Monkey or J&R Tennent Pier Bar for liquid refreshment.