GENERAL INFORMATION: - Glasgow Airport is one of the UK's busiest international airports, with around 7 million passengers a year. It is Scotland's principal long haul gateway and is owned by the Spanish-owned operator BAA Ltd. The airport received it's first commercial flight in may 1966, with the airport being officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen the following month. The airport is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, serves around 30 different airlines to approximately 90 destinations. The main terminal is 2 miles / 3.2km from Paisley Gilmour Street Station. For live arrival and departure information, map of terminals, road and car parks, and terminal facilities please see


TAXIS: - Paisley's main taxi rank is at County Square, by the station main entrance, and the fare to the airport costs around around £4.80. To order a taxi please visit for details.


BUSES: - There is a regular bus service from Paisley to the airport. The main bus stop is located on Old Sneddon Street, at the rear entrance to the station. Buses leave roughly every ten minutes, takes 14 minutes and costs £2.05 adult / £1.25 child. The operator is McGills service number 757. The route number changed from 66 to 757 in May 2013, and references to the old number still exist at Glasgow Airport. All buses are marked 757. Buses to Paisley leave from outside the main teminal at stance number 7. For a full timetable please see or

McGills and Scotrail have teamed up to offer a one-way Rail Link ticket for only £2.20 per adult. This entitles you to combined bus and rail transfort via paisley Gilmour Street Station. From Glasgow Airport buy your ticket from the driver and have it exchanged free for a train ticket at the ticket desk. When heading for Glasgow Airport, your ticket from Glasgow Central will show 'Glasgow Airport' as the destination and is just shown to the driver at Paisley.


Enterprise Rent-a-car - 47 St Andrews Crescent, Glasgow Airport, Paisley PA3 2TJ Ph: 0141 8877866 . Enterprise Rent-A-Car is your local car & van hire company providing daily and weekend car hire. We offer a wide range of rental cars and vehicles, including small hatchbacks, executive saloons, MPVs, and commercial vehicles. We have a free pick-up Service.


Alamo Rent-a-Car - Terminal Building, St Andrews Drive, Glasgow Airport, Paisley, PA3 2TJ Ph: 0141 5315220 Alamo Rent A Car is a great value, internationally recognised brand serving the rental needs of leisure travellers. Alamo offers low rental rates and a fun, hassle-free customer experience.


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Green Motion Car and Van Rental - Unit 7, Glasgow Airlink Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Road, Paisley, PA3 2RS Ph: 01418 895092. Green Motion Car and Van hire offers both leisure and business customers the opportunity to enjoy great value vehicle rental, while helping to reduce the impact of CO2 emissions associated with road travel.


Inter Rent - Inchinnan Road, Paisley PA32RP Ph: 0141 889 1684. InterRent is the new international low cost car hire brand from the Europcar group. They offer car hire at market leading prices with no compromise on customer service.


Hertz Car Hire - St. Andrews Drive, Glasgow Airport, Paisley, PA3 2SZ Ph: 0843 309 3031. With various special offers and programs Hertz car hire in UK has a car for everyone. Choose a car for any purpose from the prestige collection or the special fun collection of cars from Hertz. Choose SUVs from Toyota or premium car classes from Audi and Mercedes.


National Car Rental - Terminal Building, St Andrews Drive, Glasgow Airport, Paisley, PA3 2TJ Ph: 0141 531 5220. National Car Rental has a wide range of economy car hire in the UK - perfect if you're driving locally with less luggage. Of course, if you are taking the whole family and have more to carry, there is plenty to choose from to suit your needs.


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Dollar Rent-a-Car - Unit 4 Phoenix Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Road, Paisley PA3 2RP Ph: 0141 8485002. Dollar Car Hire offers a variety of vehicles for car hire at discount prices you will love, along with friendly service you won't forget. Whenever you are looking to hire a car in the UK, US, or worldwide, look no further than Dollar Car Hire for the perfect car hire.


Renting a car is unnecessary to see Paisley, but the town makes a convenient base for exploring the west of Scotland. To the south is Ayrshire and Burns territory, to the north via the Erskine Bridge is Loch Lomond, and to the west is the Isle of Arran. Paisley avoids the congestion, parking problems and expense of Glasgow. And of course, Glasgow Airport is only a five minute drive from the town centre. Here are your options:


AK Vehicle Rental - We provide a wide range of vehicles for hire - cars, vans, trucks and even minibuses. Call us now on 0141 848 1515 (19 Underwood Road, Paisley - 0.6 mile/1km west of the town centre) or 0141 848 5445 (96 Hawkhead Road, Paisley) to see how we can help your transport hire needs.