Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Location — The airport is situated 29 miles (46km) southeast from Glasgow, 1.2 miles (1.9km) northeast of Prestwick in South Ayrshire, Scotland. Prestwick is a small Scottish town right on the Ayrshire coast.
Time zone — GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : To get to Glasgow from the airport you follow successively the A79, the A78, the A77, the M77 and the M8. Glasgow is clearly indicated on the traffic signs just like the airport is coming from Glasgow.
Address — Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Aviation House, Prestwick KA9 2PL, Scotland UK.
Airport Code — PIK
Country Code — 44
Currency — The British currency is the (£) pound sterling, consisting of 100 (p) pence. Coins come in denominations of 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2.
Car Hire — Car hire companies are located in the Arrivals Hall. Companies include Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.
Public Transport — #Rail : The railway station is next to the terminal building. A train leaves every half hour (every hour on Sundays) to the Glasgow Central Station (travel time: 45 minutes).
— #Bus : The Stagecoach Western Express Service X77 goes every hour to Glasgow Buchanan Street Station.
— #Taxi: Taxis from the company Ayr Black Taxis are in front of the Arrivals Hall.
More Information — www.gpia.co.uk
The Prestwick airport area hosts many excellent B&B’s or Guest Houses. Check out luxury 4 star Golf View B&B. This splendid Victorian family-run luxury guest house offers delightful bed and breakfast accommodation and magnificent views over Prestwick Old Course towards Troon and the Firth of Clyde.
One of the cheapest hotels close to PIK airport is cheap 2 star Kilkerran Guest House, only a 10-minute drive from Prestwick Airport. The guest house is close to Newton-on-Ayr railway station and the X77 bus route to Prestwick Airport and Glasgow. This b&b offers free parking.