Glasgow Airport Express
Glasgow Airport - City Centre
Glasgow Airport Express service 500 is Glasgow Airport's official bus service connecting the airport and the city centre in just 15 minutes.
Departing up to every 10 minutes from Glasgow Airport (stance 1) and Buchanan Bus Station (stance 46), the Glasgow Airport Express service operates 24/7 around flight times - every day of the year except Christmas Day. Download the Glasgow Airport Express timetable booklet here.
Our fast and convenient service has been designed to make your short journey as pleasant as possible.
For Glasgow Airport Express service 500 timetables please click here.
With buses from every 15 minutes, travelling from Buchanan Bus Station to Glasgow Airport
Stay connected with Free Wi-Fi on all our buses
Charge your phone as you go with handy USB ports on all seats
Store your suitcase on our specially-designed luggage rack and upper deck storage
Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey on our double-padded luxury seats
TV screens fitted to every bus, on the upper deck too
Need to catch up on some work? Our buses are equipped with tables and wireless charging!
Charge your smartphone using the wireless charging cradles on our seatbacks
No cash? No problem. Secure payments are now available on all of our buses.
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CONNECTING GLASGOW TO THE WORLD
The Glasgow Airport Express service operates 24/7 around flight times - every day of the year except Christmas Day.
Great value tickets
Glasgow Airport Express tickets are an easy and affordable way to connect to and from Glasgow Airport.
The easiest way to buy your ticket is by using the First Bus App. Simply download the First Bus App, pre-purchase your ticket on your phone and show it to the driver!
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See our full range of Glasgow Airport Express tickets here.
Concession cardholders travel free of charge on service 500.
Download the First Bus App for the cheapest ticket prices. You can plan your journey in advance, and buy and store tickets to your phone.
To download the app, search 'First Bus' in your app, or google play store.
Connecting Glasgow to the world
With our drop-off and pick-up points conveniently located close to hotels, businesses and attractions in Glasgow city centre it's easy to get to your destination.
Get to Glasgow, fast
Glasgow Airport Express is the fastest link between Glasgow Airport and Glasgow city centre. Departing from Stance 1 at Glasgow Airport you'll arrive in the city centre in just 15 minutes. The journey from Glasgow Airport to Buchanan Bus Station takes 25 minutes.
We pick up and drop off at St Vincent Street near Central Station, George Square near Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station as well as stops close to popular hotels. Click here to see where the Glasgow Airport Express picks up and drops off in the City Centre.
Connect to other First services across Greater Glasgow
We know your journey doesn't stop when you get to City Centre. The First Bus network is the easy way to travel across Greater Glasgow. With buses from every 10 minutes or better, there’s no need to worry about complicated timetables or missing your bus. Just turn up, hop on and go!
Our vast network connects you with many of Glasgow's greatest destinations for shopping, sport and tourism. Check out our network map to see exactly where you can go, and give our journey planner a try to see how easy it is to get around.
We look forward to welcoming you on board!
For further information please contact our Customer Services team on 0345 646 0707.
Glasgow Airport Express tickets
Great value tickets, designed with you in mind It's easy to travel on the Glasgow Airport Express with our wide range of affordable tickets.
Our range of Glasgow Airport Express tickets are the easy and affordable way to connect to and from Glasgow Airport.
Contactless Payments now on our Airport Express Service
Paying with contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for tickets without cash.
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