The cheapest times to fly from EMA to GLA are

  • August 27th to March 18th (except the weeks of October 15th, December 10th, December 17th, and February 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EMA to GLA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $567 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $63 for Saturday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Glasgow

Flying from Derby (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) will usually cost between $71 to $530 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $80. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $521. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $440 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $101 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EMA to GLA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EMA to GLA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

EMA to GLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EMA to GLA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Nottingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $52 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $195. Return trip prices are from the GLA to EMA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EMA to GLA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 25 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from EMA to GLA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Belfast City Airport (BHD) in Belfast

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 18.81% less expensive than GLA
  • Nonstop flights available

See EMA to BHD flights

Destination alternative #2: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Edinburgh

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from GLA
  • Usually 15.84% less expensive than GLA
  • Nonstop flights available

See EMA to EDI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EMA to GLA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: BH Air, Flybe, Jet2, Loganair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Glasgow Airport to East Midlands Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 244 miles or 393 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EMA to GLA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EMA to GLA flight is about 1 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Derby and Glasgow?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from EMA to GLA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EMA
Origination airport name East Midlands Airport
City Derby
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.8
Longitude -1.3

Return Airport

Destination code GLA
Destination airport name Glasgow Airport
City Glasgow
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 55.9
Longitude -4.4


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