Transportation to and from Glasgow Prestwick Airport


What is the distance from Glasgow Prestwick Airport to the centre of Glasgow?

The distance between Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Glasgow is 53 kilometres / 32.9 miles. By car, you can reach the centre of Glasgow (George Square) within 45 minutes.

From PIK Airport to Glasgow City centre by Car
53 km
45 min

Public transport

Train to Glasgow and Ayr

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is the only Scottish airport to have its own railway station, this ensures excellent train connections to many places in Scotland and England. Travel time to the main railway station Glasgow Central is 45 minutes. Prestwick International Airport ScotRail railway station can be reached via a covered walkway. You can buy your tickets at the station or on the train, not at the airport. All passengers travelling to and from the airport can benefit from 50% discount on a ticket (Anytime Day Single). To be entitled to this you must be in possession of an airline ticket and passport or identity card.

Train tickets
Due to the reduction in the price a single journey costs only £ 4.15 per person (full price is £ 8.30). The train departs every 15 to 20 minutes from Monday to Saturday, while it departs every 30 minutes on Sundays. The nearest major town can be reached by train in the other direction, the journey time to Ayr via Prestwick Town and Newton-On-Ayr is 10 minutes. A ticket costs £ 1.25 for a single journey (full price is £ 2.50). From Ayr you can travel every hour with bus 60 to Glenside near the famous Culzean Castle & Country Park. Please consult timetable train Glasgow Prestwick Airport for more information.


Skip the Line and Dine at Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow

£ 18.25

Skip the line at Glasgow's Hard Rock Cafe and treat yourself to one of four menu options. Enjoy a meal in the historic renaissance-inspired Athenaeum Theatre and surround yourself with the restaurant's iconic memorabilia.

Glasgow: Celtic Park Stadium Tour

£ 13.50

Soak up the history and feel the passion at Celtic Park Stadium on a 1-hour guided tour. Visit the dressing room, the tunnel, the dugout and more.

Glasgow: Celtic Park Stadium Tour and Dining Experience

£ 32

Enjoy a full stadium tour and 3-course meal in Celtic Park Restaurant. Adults will dine on the 3-course carvery menu and children from the Children's menu. Includes a 60-minute stadium tour pre meal.


From Glasgow: Loch Lomond & Whisky Distillery Half-Day Tour

£ 22

This half-day Loch Lomond and Whisky Tour gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. You’ll also visit the Glengoyne Distillery, to take in the production, smells, and flavors of their whisky.

From Glasgow: Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Day Tour

£ 39

Visit filming locations from the Outlander series on a full-day coach tour from Glasgow. See Doune Castle, Linlithgow Palace, Blackness and more.

From Glasgow: Oban, Glencoe & West Highland Castles Day Tour

£ 40

Leave the city for a Oban and West Highland Lochs and Castles day tour. Visit castles, lochs and fishing villages while learning about the region's fascinating history. You will arrive back in Glasgow as fresh and relaxed as you've ever felt.

Tours and transport

Isle of Skye & The Highlands: 3-Day Guided Tour from Glasgow

£ 225

Experience the wilderness of the Highlands of Scotland and Isle of Skye on a 3-day tour of the nation’s most beautiful landscape. Look for Nessie at Loch Ness, see sites made famous by Holywood movies, learn about the battles of the Clans and more.

From Glasgow: 2-Day Loch Ness, Inverness & Highlands Tour

£ 85

Take two leisurely days enjoying the beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Walk through Glen Coe and view Ben Nevis, before spending a night in Inverness. Visit the Clava Cairns and the Dalwhinnie Distillery.

From Glasgow: Oban, Glencoe, Highland Lochs & Castles Tour

£ 39

Capture the spirit of the Western Highlands and explore some of its most atmospheric lochs and castles as well as the dramatic mountain landscapes of Glencoe and harbor towns on this full-day, small-group tour through Scotland's stunning Highland scenery.


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