Travel between Glasgow City Centre, and Glasgow Airport in just 15 minutes.

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.

We pick up and drop off at St Vincent Street near Central Station, George Square near Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station.

A 24-hour service is in operation, with frequent timetables and through the night journeys, daily.

Click to view timetable.

Glasgow Airport Express Ticket Range

Ticket Types Prices (On bus & App)
Glasgow Airport Express Single Adult £10.00
Glasgow Airport Express Single Group £27.00
Glasgow Airport Express Single Child £5.50
Glasgow Airport Express Open Return Adult £16.00
Glasgow Airport Express Open Return Group £38.00
Glasgow Airport Express Open Return Child £9.00

Here's where you can buy tickets for Service 500:

  • Buy tickets on board from your driver. Please note we do accept cash at this time, but encourage contactless payment where possible. We also accept Express Mode for Apple Pay.
  • Buy your tickets on our free First Bus App. Search 'First Bus' in your app store to buy and store tickets on your phone ahead of travel.
  • Buy tickets online via our website, please click here for more.

Concession and Under 22 NEC card holders travel for free on the Service 500.

Why Travel on the GAE?


With buses from every 15 minutes connecting you from the City Centre 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


No cash? No problem. Secure payments are now available on all of our buses.


Download the new First Bus App to plan journeys and buy tickets all in one place!


With over 80 different routes and a growing electric vehicle fleet, we are proud to connect Greater Glasgow and Lanarkshire.


Travel Payment Information

We offer a number of cashless payment options, including contactless card payment, Express Mode for Apple Pay and ticket purchase via The First Bus App.