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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Glasgow. Book your trip to arrive at Glasgow, Glasgow Prestwick, or Glasgow - Buchanan. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, Aer Lingus, British Airways, United Airlines, and Lufthansa. San Francisco and Glasgow have 388 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Glasgow, consider visiting Stirling, Glencoe, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Bamburgh Castle, Iona, United Kingdom, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Royal Mile, and Ben Nevis.

Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Glasgow

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
0
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0

Glasgow travel tips

1) Weather can be completely unpredictable in Glasgow — check the weather forecast before you travel

Scotland is known for its cool, rainy weather all year round. However, there can be really heavy rains in summer and warm sunny days in winter. The average air temperature in winter is +6 Celsius. In summer, the air warms up to +18 degrees Celsius. But you'd better check the weather forecast before you travel anyway.

2) If you like beer, sign up for the Tennent's brewery tour

Tennent’s is a beloved beer brand among locals, and its pale lager beer is called “Scotland’s favourite pint”. If you love beer, you can visit Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow, founded in 1740, take a guided tour, learn more about Tennent's history, and taste the best beer. The ticket price is £12.50 for adults (€14.50).

3) Have a drink at Sloan’s, the oldest bar in Glasgow

Sloan's is located in a beautiful shopping arcade named Argyll Arcade in the city centre. The bar was opened in 1797. Since then, it has become one of the favourite spots for both tourists and locals. A pint of Guinness is £5 (6 euro) here, and a cocktail costs around £8 (9 euro).

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 12/2022
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Most travelers from San Francisco, SFO can enter Glasgow, GLA, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

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What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
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What are the most popular routes to and from Glasgow?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Glasgow and London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Palma, Majorca, Birmingham, Athens, Alicante, Málaga, Toronto, Budapest, New York, Rome, Lisbon, Madrid, Dublin, Paris, Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Larnaca, Edinburgh.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Glasgow?
The main airport in Glasgow is Glasgow. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee, Campbeltown.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Glasgow?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and Glasgow thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and Glasgow can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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Which airlines fly between San Francisco and Glasgow?
Currently, you can fly between San Francisco and Glasgow with easyJet, Aer Lingus, British Airways, United Airlines, Lufthansa.
When's the best time to travel between San Francisco and Glasgow?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between San Francisco and Glasgow, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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