Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted

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Glasgow to London Stansted

  • 2 airlines fly direct from Glasgow to London Stansted
  • The average flight time from Glasgow to London Stansted is 1h 15min
  • There are 40 flights a week from Glasgow to London Stansted
  • £26 was the cheapest return price from Glasgow to London Stansted last month
  • Glasgow to London Stansted is 326 miles
  • The most popular airline flying from Glasgow to London Stansted last month was easyJet

Flights from Glasgow to Stansted

This information is correct as of November 2015

Airlines that fly from Glasgow to Stansted

Ryanair and easyJet both fly direct from Glasgow-International to Stansted Airport. There are currently no flights between Glasgow-Prestwick and Stansted.

Terminal Information – Departing

Glasgow-International Airport has one terminal with everything you need to keep you entertained before your flight. There's a soft-play area for kids and 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi for social media addicts. If you've got a bit of business to attend to (or if you just fancy some extra luxury) before you fly you can check into the UpperDeck Lounge. Inside you can enjoy a peaceful atmosphere, as well as unlimited internet and complimentary refreshments.

You can enjoy a bit of shopping before you fly at the usual airport stores. Admire the tech in Maplin, browse perfumes and premium alcohol at World Duty Free, or treat yourself to a new outfit at The Fashion Place. There's also a WHSmith and a Boots for last minute essentials. If you're feeling peckish you'll find a good range of restaurants, bars and cafes. Enjoy some pub grub at The Sandpiper, Italian-American cuisine at Frankie & Benny's, or a quick sandwich at Upper Crust. If you're on the red-eye flight you can perk up with a coffee from Starbucks.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Stansted Airport only has one terminal. There's a good range of public transport to choose from. The fastest way to reach the city is using the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street. Single tickets cost about £23* while return tickets cost roughly £33*. National Express buses also serve the airport, and fares start at £5* each way. easyBus also offer transfers, starting at £2*. We recommend booking your ticket in advance to get the best price. There's a taxi rank outside the airport, and it costs about £70* for the drive into Central London. Bear in mind that journey times are subject to traffic, so if you're visiting the city during rush hour it's better to get a train.

Stansted has its own Airport Car Rental Village where you'll find all of the big brands. Compare car hire at Stansted Airport to find the best deal.

Practical Information

You don't need a passport to travel between Glasgow and London. Your photocard driving license is fine for security checks at the airport. We recommend arriving at least 90 minutes before your flight is due to depart.

What to expect in London

Scottish banknotes are often rejected by shops and eateries in London. We recommend waiting until you arrive at Stansted Airport before visiting the cash machine. London is a lot more expensive than Glasgow: prices are about 20% higher on average. The weather in London is milder than Glasgow. Summer temperatures sit at an average of 19°C (compared to 15°C in Glasgow) and in the winter it's usually around 7°C (as opposed to 4°C) in Glasgow.

*Prices subject to change


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