Holidays to Glasgow

United Kingdom
Whether they come by ship, plane or train, visitors to Glasgow enjoy the idiosyncractic and cultural city of just over a half-million inhabitants. Since the 1980s, Glasgow has set out on an extensive rejuvenation campaign to improve its global image. Glasgow is a walking city. A stroll through the city …

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How to get to Glasgow

Here's what you need to know about getting to Glasgow. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Glasgow takes 1 hour, 15 minutes.

When to go to Glasgow

Typical Holiday Price

£722 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Glasgow varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

March

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - March is the cheapest month to go to Glasgow.

Things to see and do in Glasgow

Piyali Dasgupta | Trip by SkyscannerKelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Jim Barton | Trip by SkyscannerCeltic Park
Celtic Park
P Francesca | Trip by SkyscannerGeorge Square
George Square
Lindsie Verma | Trip by SkyscannerGlasgow Cathedral
Glasgow Cathedral
Zxghkj Esrdfygh | Trip by SkyscannerRiverside Museum of Transport and Technology, Glasgow
Riverside Museum of Transport and Technology, Glasgow
Son of Groucho | FlickrGlasgow Botanic Gardens
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Jordanhill School D&T Dept | FlickrGlasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre
@WayneAtherholt | Trip by SkyscannerThe Lighthouse
The Lighthouse
interbeat | FlickrKelvingrove Park
Kelvingrove Park
Dorus Mor | FlickrGlasgow Green
Glasgow Green

Reviews of Glasgow

Philip  Mahon
Philip Mahon
27/11/2019

If a fabulous city with plenty to visit you will never be short of places to see and it is cheap to go everywhere

J W
J W
09/04/2019

If you want a taste of the real Scotland, come to Glasgow. Although not as picturesque as Edinburgh, the city offers a wide range of interesting restaurants and a plethora or bars and nightclubs. The people here are super friendly and always willing to help you and talk to you. The city is very traditionally Scottish and if you want to experience Scottish culture, come here.

Alyssa Collier
Alyssa CollierNew York City
24/05/2018

Although I only had 24 hours in Glasgow, I can say that I'm so ready to come back and see even more. When visiting, the commonwealth games were going on and the city was dressed to a tee in everything Scottish. The culture, the people, the food, and the hospitality were better than I could have every imagined. This city is so vibrant with culture and history but has the modern feel to it. I definitely recommend all travelers to visit this beautiful city.

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City
08/03/2012

Glasgow was quiet and laid back city. I had a chance to visit back in 2004 with my previous job, visiting our office there. Last day after work, I got to walk around the city and have a few scotch drinks and some local food. Night life here doesn't come alive til after 11pm, when I was already very sleepy.

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