The average price of a 7-day trip to Glasgow is $1,385 for a solo traveler, $2,487 for a couple, and $4,663 for a family of 4. Glasgow hotels range from $37 to $155 per night with an average of $67, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Glasgow Airport (GLA) are between $750 and $1,225 per person for economy flights and $2,354 to $3,844 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $25 to $74 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Glasgow, GB

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to GLA and stay in a Glasgow hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Glasgow is usually mid November.

 

Average Glasgow Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Glasgow for a week is $841-$2,057($120-$294 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $74 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $414 to $1,029 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $62 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $69 to $85 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Glasgow for a week is $2,102-$3,996($300-$571 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $148 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $828 to $2,058 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $62 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $69 to $85 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Glasgow for a week is $2,860-$7,004($409-$1,001 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $296 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,656 to $4,116 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $124 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $104 to $136 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Glasgow

How cheap can you make a vacation to Glasgow? The cheapest trip to Glasgow is about $102 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $60 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $31.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Glasgow for a week is $712-$1,726($102-$247 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $31 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $414 to $1,029 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Glasgow for a week is $1,238-$2,972($177-$425 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $62 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $828 to $2,058 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Glasgow for a week is $2,476-$5,656($354-$808 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,656 to $4,116 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $74 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $112 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Glasgow cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Glasgow Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Glasgow.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Glasgow for a week is $1,729-$8,900($247-$1,271 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $853 to $3,015 for first class

Lodging: $90 to $155 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Glasgow for a week is $2,918-$13,000($417-$1,857 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,706 to $6,030 for first class

Lodging: $90 to $155 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Glasgow for a week is $5,836-$23,120($834-$3,303 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,412 to $12,060 for first class

Lodging: $180 to $310 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $560 to $1,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Glasgow Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Glasgow is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Glasgow due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Glasgow Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Glasgow hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Glasgow.

 

Flight Costs to Glasgow

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,225 average in mid December to a low of $750 in mid November. Median flight price is $895. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Glasgow our data includes 277 originating airports, and 135 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Glasgow from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $12,205 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Campbeltown (CAL) in Campbeltown (the United Kingdom) at an average of just $78.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Glasgow, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $475, so you can easily save about 63% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Glasgow can easily cost $230 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $465 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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