Car Hire at Glasgow Airport, Scotland
Get your next business trip or holiday to Glasgow off to a flying start by organising a rental car in Glasgow airport in advance to secure a low rate.
It can all be arranged right here on our website, leaving you with the peace of mind that your vehicle will be ready for you on arrival.
We represent all the major car hire companies as well as some of the smaller ones, ensuring that you can get the very best deal.
You can choose from Hertz, Budget, National, Avis, Thrifty and Alamo and have you car ready for pick-up at the relevant depot.
Several Glasgow airport rental companies have their depot right in the airport terminal buildings, while all the others will collect you from the terminal in a shuttle and take you to their depot near-by (about 5 mins).
Getting into the city
One of the best things about have a hire car is that you can be on your way in a matter of minutes and do not need to queue for a taxi or bus.
The airport is situated just 12kms from the centre of Glasgow and it will take you around 20mins on the M8 motorway.
Once in the city, you will want to do some sightseeing in this, Scotland’s largest and most historic city.
Park your car at your hotel or in one of the several convenient car parks and do some exploring on foot.
Some of the highlights on your tour of Glasgow should include George Square, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow Science Centre, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery – just a small example of the wealth of museums and galleries in this city.
Exploring Scotland by car
Glasgow is very well positioned for exploring a large part of Scotland.
There are a huge number of very rewarding day trips that you can do using Glasgow as your base.
You could also consider a one way rental car which allows you the freedom to drop off your car at any airport or hire company depot instead of having to return it to your original pickup location.
This way you can see so much more of this lovely country and the UK in general.
The area within striking distance of Glasgow is richly endowed with castles, such as Stirling Castle and Bothwell Castle, as well as stately homes and gardens and a wide variety of activities to enjoy.
Having a reliable rental car means that you can do things at your own pace and never have to depend on public transport or overcrowded tour buses.
At the end of your trip, simply drive to your departure airport, and hand in your car and you can be on your way home with the minimum of fuss.