Glasgow International Airport (GLA)
Car Hire / Rental
Welcoming millions of passengers from all over the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, Glasgow Airport (GLA) offers six car hire companies that have a good range and quantity of new cars.
The car hire firms at Glasgow Airport are located on the ground floor in the baggage reclaim area and are listed below.
We recommend that you pre-book your car from Glasgow Airport to ensure that you obtain your required specification. However, on-the-spot service is available and all six car hire companies at the airport offer a range of packages, including unlimited mileage and seasonal specials.
Speed limits in Glasgow, Scotland
Urban areas: 48 kph / 30 mph
Open roads: 64 kph / 40 mph
Towns and residential areas: 32 kph / 20 mph
Motorways / highways: 112 kph / 70 mph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Glasgow
To be able to hire a car at Glasgow Airport you are required to be 25 or more. However, several companies may rent cars to those aged 23 or 24, generally applying a surcharge for this. The city centre is fairly easy to drive around, although the peak hours of 07:00 to 09:30 and 16:00 to 18:00 are worth avoiding.
Parking spaces are available all over the city, with a large and popular car park located at the Concert Square, and further pay and display garages nearby. Car parks are simple to spot, with large 'P' signposts.
Glasgow Airport (GLA) Car Rental Companies
The following is a list of car rental firms that have offices at Glasgow Airport:
- Avis Auto Rental
- Arnold Clark Rent-a-Car
Glasgow Airport (GLA) Car Rental