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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Arrivals Information

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is the secondary airport in the famous Scottish city of Glasgow. It’s a small airport servicing 2.5 million passengers every year. With just one terminal building, getting through immigration, baggage reclaim and customs is relatively fast and straightforward. 

Check the board above for live flight arrivals at Prestwick Airport if you’re picking up a loved one. 

*Click here if you’re looking for information on Glasgow’s main airport, Glasgow International Airport (GLA).

Terminal 1

Operating Airlines – Ryanair is the only airline that flies to and from Prestwick Airport.

Arriving at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Most planes disembark close to the terminal building as only a handful of flights land at Prestwick Airport every day. Therefore, once you’ve disembarked the aircraft, you can walk directly to the passport control gates. All passport gates are manned – there are no electronic passport gates. 

After passport control, it’s a short walk to baggage reclaim. There are three luggage belts, and they often service more than one flight at a time. This is where arrivals at Prestwick Airport can experience delays, as the conveyor belts can get crowded.

Once you have your luggage, you must pass through customs. There are two lanes: red for items to declare, and green for no items to declare. Customs is directly adjacent to the Glasgow Prestwick Airport Arrivals Hall.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport Transport

The most convenient way to leave Glasgow Prestwick Airport is by airport taxi. Taxis are readily available from outside of the terminal building. There’s also a taxi stand specifically for accessible taxis. 

If you’d rather take public transport, the bus to Glasgow city centre is the next best thing. The Stagecoach Western X77 Express Service runs between 06:25 and 22:40 every day.

The final option for Prestwick Airport arrivals is to take a train. The airport has its own railway station within walking distance of the terminal building. However, it takes two trains to get to Glasgow Railway Station.

What to do in Arrivals at Prestwick Airport?

Prestwick Airport is a small yet efficient airport. The facilities are somewhat limited but you have everything you need. 

Free WiFi is available for 2 hours; select “Free Airport WiFi” to connect. There are also ample baby change and toilet facilities throughout the terminal building. 

As for shops, there’s a WHSmith where you can buy magazines and snacks. The only restaurant on the landside of the airport is McIntyre’s, which serves a selection of sandwiches, cakes, coffee and alcoholic beverages.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport Arrivals Parking

If you’re collecting someone from Prestwick Airport, the Drop-Off and Pick-Up areas are located directly outside of the terminal building in car park 1. It costs £4 (4.7) to park for up to 60 minutes. 

Need more time? Car parks 1 and 2 are best for short stays. They are both within 2 minutes walking distance of the Glasgow Prestwick Airport Arrivals Hall.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to store luggage at Prestwick Airport?

At the moment, there are no official luggage storage options at Prestwick Airport. You can book luggage storage with third-party companies, however, it is advisable to be aware of potential scams for off-site luggage storage. 

How long does it take to get through immigration at Prestwick Airport?

Can I fast-track through security for a connecting flight at Prestwick Airport?

Can I leave Prestwick Airport during a layover?