Fly from Glasgow to Birmingham The domestic flight route from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) is fast and convenient and growing in popularity. Flybe operates 2 to 7 flights on most days of the week from the Scottish city to the UK's second most populous city. Passengers will be transported to their destination in a flight time of as little as 1 hour and 15 minutes. This service is always operated as a direct flight and is made use of by a mixture of business travellers and tourists heading to Birmingham or other cities in the Midlands.
An air ticket from Glasgow to Birmingham is cheapest when purchased well in advance of the date of travel. Using a price comparison website, a low cost flight can be up to half the price of the train fare, taking just over an hour as opposed to 4 hours by rail. As both the airports in Glasgow and Birmingham are very close to the respective city centres and connected by a good network of public transport, onward travel is also fast and convenient.
The destination airport, Birmingham Airport, has only one terminal and is conveniently served by Birmingham International Station. A free shuttle, the AirRail Link, provides a connection between the airport terminal and the railway station, taking only 10 minutes for the journey. Alternatively, local buses and coaches also leave from the terminal, travelling to Birmingham city centre as well other cities and towns in the Midlands.