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Airport advice for Scotland, please

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Dayvo, 27 Feb 2008.

  1. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Next week I plan on flying (FlyBe) from Exeter to Glasgow Int. Airport, then getting across to Glasgow Prestwick for a flight (Ryanair) to Norway.

    Does anyone know how far the airports are from each other, and how is public (i.e. cheap ;)) transport in between?

    Thanks! :tongue:
  2. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    Shame on you - cycle and then use a sea kayak. :tongue:
  3. Rab

    Rab Über Member

    hi Dayvo

    Glasgow international is roughly 30 miles from Glasgow Prestwick.

    I believe, but you may want to check this, that there is a bus link into Paisley city centre(circa 2 miles), where you can get the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Prestwick Airport (train Station at the airport)

    Trains run every 1/2 hour, I think departing at 10 mins and 40 minutes past the hour or thereabouts
  4. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Shorts Adjustment Expert


    Are you going to be around long enough in Devon to pick up these books? I'm just about to post them (sorry).
  5. Dayvo, don't forget to tell the conductor on the train that you are flying Ryanair. You get a cheaper train fare. Show them the booking.
  6. Like wot Rab says
  7. OP

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Thanks for all your replies (except Patrick! :becool:)

    Now to work out the logistics etc.
  8. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Shall we have a little competition to work out Dayvo's carbon footprint?

    I reckon he'd be able to give Al Gore a run for his money. :becool:
  9. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    I'll give you a lift between the airports if you like. It'd only cost you £50....:becool:
  10. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    ... and you'll appear on YouTube as "Inconsiderate Passenger" within an hour of leaving the car!
  11. OP

    Dayvo Just passin' through


    Well, I've got to counter the balance after all the millions of footprints I left on my idyllic beach in Cambodia! :smile: :thumbsup:
  12. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Car? I'll bet Magna would turn up with his bike and still charge £50.

    At least Dayvo would be able to enjoy an hour of heavy breathing therapy though! :wacko:
  13. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Your obsessed with my heavy breathing! :smile: You should have heard me at my judo session last night. I made the fatal mistake of eating dinner before I went on the mat and it was a heavy session (of judo, before anyone says anything!). The blood wants to go to your stomach, but you need it elsewhere. I needed a respirator by the end! :thumbsup:
  14. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Actually, if I cycled from Glasgow airport to Prestwick in an hour I would be heavy breathing!! :wacko: