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Prestwick Airport Information
Your guide to Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Located around 32 miles from Glasgow city centre, Prestwick Airport is an important travel hub serving western Scotland.
Known for its visit from the king of rock music, Elvis Presley, in 1960, Prestwick airport now flies passengers to destinations such as Italy, Turkey, Norway, Ireland, Latvia and Spain.
If you decide to drive to the travel hub then you may wish to book a Prestwick Airport Car Park in advance through FHR to ensure your car will be safe during your trip.
Passengers can choose to leave their vehicle at the Watson Ayr Park, which is located just three-minutes away via a free transfer service.
The cheap Prestwick Airport Car Park is guarded by 24-hour CCTV surveillance and also benefits from floodlighting.
Prestwick Airport can be reached from Edinburgh and the north from the M8 as well as the M77. If coming from the south, Carlisle and Dumfries, the travel hub can be accessed via the A78, A76 and A79.
The travel hub is also well served by public transport and boasts the only joined airport and train station in Scotland. The railway station is connected to the terminal building via a covered walkway and journeys to and from Glasgow take around 50 minutes.
Bus and coach services provide travel to the airport from many destinations, including Edinburgh.
If travelling a long distance or if you are planning on catching a long flight, booking into a Prestwick Airport Hotel could help make your travel stress-free.
Inside the terminal building
Once inside the departure terminal at Prestwick Airport there is plenty of opportunity to catch up on some last-minute shopping before your flight.
Alpha Retail and Peckhams offer the chance to purchase some Scottish gifts, while WH Smith and Nuance Duty Free will help to make sure no travel essentials are forgotten.
If you are looking to grab a bite to eat then Yates offers a wide range of meals, from breakfasts, sandwiches and paninis to salads and traditional hot meals.
Starbucks and Elvis Bar are great for relaxing with a drink and a snack and Hot Food offers a wide range of sit down meals and refreshments.