Cheap Flights from Glasgow to Florence (GLAS - FLR)
Flight information Glasgow to Florence
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Average flight time, total distance 1074 miles
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Frequently asked questions
This information is correct as of August 2016
Airlines that fly from Glasgow to Florence
No airlines currently offer direct flights on this route. You can fly indirect with Air France via Paris, KLM via Amsterdam, and British Airways via London. These flights all depart from Glasgow International Airport.
Terminal Information – Departing
This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.
The airlines offering connecting flights to Florence usually depart from terminal 1. As Scotland's second busiest airport, Glasgow International has plenty to keep you entertained before boarding your flight. There are plenty of shops, including airport favourites like WH Smith, World Duty Free and Boots. Other stores include Swarovski, Jo Malone and The Fashion Place. If you're peckish you can grab a bite to eat at Upper Crust, Starbucks, Fresh Food Central and plenty more. There are two pubs at the airport, too: Tennent's Pier Bar and the Caledonia Bar & Restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available for one hour, after which you need to pay (£5* for three hours, £9* for 24 hours). If you want to splash out you can check into the airport's UpperDeck lounge for £20* per person.
Terminal Information – Arriving
Florence Airport is about five miles from the city centre. It takes 15 minutes to reach the city by road. An airport shuttle (Ataf-Sita Vola in Bus) runs between the airport and the central station every half hour. Tickets cost €6*. Taxis from the airport to the historic centre charge €20* flat-rate, with an additional €1* added for every piece of baggage. Car hire at Florence Airport is provided by Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt. None of them are based at the airport, however there's a free shuttle bus which runs from the airport every 20 minutes.
You need a valid passport to fly to Florence from Glasgow. We recommend arriving at the airport 90 minutes before your flight's departure time.
What to expect in Florence
Florence is one hour ahead of Glasgow and the currency is the Euro (€). The climate in Florence is warmer than in Glasgow, with hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures sit in the low 20°C's from June to September, with highs of 31°C common during July and August. December to February are the coldest months, with an average temperature of 8°C. Temperatures can rise as high as 12°C, which is almost as warm as the average summer temperature in Glasgow (15°C). Florence is quite an expensive city compared to Glasgow, although you'll save money on coffee and dinner. Another way to save money is to compare hotels in Florence before you book.
Florence is renowned for its Renaissance art and architecture. If you want to get the most out of your trip, read our blog post on the top 9 things to do in Florence.
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