Direct Flights from Scotland to New York

Flights from Glasgow to New York

Airlines that fly from Glasgow to New York

There are three main airports serving New York; Newark Liberty Airport, John F. Kennedy Airport and LaGuardia Airport and flights from Glasgow are available to each of these airports.

United Airlines and have direct flights to Newark Liberty Airport New York available daily from Glasgow Airport.

Daily flights to John F. Kennedy Airport are served by KLM, Delta, British Airways, Air France and US Airways. All of these are flights with a connection in either Amsterdam, London Heathrow, or Philadelphia.

Flights from Glasgow to LaGuardia Airport, New York are served daily by British Airways, US Airways and FinnAir with connections at Philadelphia International Airport.

Terminal Information

Glasgow Airport

Flights to New York from Glasgow Airport depart from Terminal M. An upgrade to the UpperDeck Lounge is available by pre-booking. The modern facility offers a relaxing location from where you can enjoy the views of the runway and airfield at Glasgow Airport. Free WiFi, daily newspapers and complimentary food is available for your enjoyment before boarding your flight to New York.

The departure lounge at Glasgow Airport offers a range of facilities for passengers including last minute shopping opportunities at Boots, Maplin or WHSmiths Bookshop or you can grab something to eat from a variety of eateries including Starbucks, Tenant’s Pier Bar and Fresh Food Central.

Newark Liberty Airport

Due to the direct flights most flying from Glasgow to New York will travel to Newark Airport. Out of the three airports, Newark Liberty Airport outside of New York City and is actually in Newark, New Jersey, 15 miles away.

Car Hire at Newark Airport is available with desks for Advantage, Budget, Dollar, Payless and Thrifty available in the multi-storey car park in area P2. This is just outside the terminal buildings which can be reached by taking the courtesy shuttle bus.

There are several options for public transport from Newark Airport into New York including AirTrain and Newark Airport Express.

John F. Kennedy Airport

John F. Kennedy is located 26 miles from New York City with AirTrain, car rental and taxi services available to take you onto your destination.

LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport is a smaller, quieter airport compared to John F. Kennedy and Newark, handling only domestic flights. LaGuardia enjoys a convenient location in the north of Queens, close to Manhattan and 12 miles from New York City. The NYC Airporter bus, car hire and taxi services are all available from the airport.

Practical Information

Passengers with a British passport can visit the US for up to 90 days without a visa according to the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP). Authorisation may be required ahead of your journey from the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) and you should check this when making your flight booking.

Passengers with passports extended by 12 months are not eligible for the VWP and a visa is required which can be obtained from your nearest US Embassy or Consulate.

Passengers arriving at New York from Glasgow are advised to visit the Port Authority Welcome Centre located in arrivals for more information about transportation options into the city if you do not have something already arranged.

What to Expect in New York

The weather in New York is generally more extreme than what you would normally experience in Glasgow, with hotter summers reaching up to 29 °c and colder winters with long periods of snowy weather.

You will typically find New York to be more expensive, especially when it comes to eating out and accommodation compared to Glasgow. However, New York City remains a popular destination for shopping designer labels due to the lower prices and weak dollar.

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