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The best prices from Glasgow to Shetland are usually found in May or October, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Shetland (SDZ)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to SDZ flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to Shetland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shetland.
GG1 - SDZ
Price
£247 - £437

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

£273

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£247

From Glasgow to Shetland

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Shetland?

Travellers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 32% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Glasgow to Shetland?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 68% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Glasgow to Shetland 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £405, or £488 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Glasgow to Shetland?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shetland from Glasgow. Prices for March average £279 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £218. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Shetland (GG1 - SDZ)?

When flying from Glasgow to Shetland, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 4% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Shetland in April, May 2021

The best prices found for GLA to SDZ flights in April, May
23 May - 27 May
£309pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
23 May - 27 May
£338pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
20 May - 23 May
£410pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Shetland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shetland from Glasgow found for this year
26 Aug - 30 Aug
£207pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Jun - 27 Jun
£226pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
26 Aug - 30 Aug
£283pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Direct flights to Shetland from Glasgow

Save time with Glasgow to Shetland direct flight deals
26 Aug - 30 Aug
£207pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Jun - 27 Jun
£226pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Shetland

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow to Lerwick due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Glasgow and Lerwick for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Glasgow to Lerwick have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Loganair flying from Glasgow to Lerwick have implemented new flexible change policies.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Shetland for under £218 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Shetland for under £218. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Loganair for just £207, but on average you can expect to pay £368.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Shetland for under £218 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Glasgow to Shetland under £218. A good price for a direct flight from Glasgow to Shetland is less than £216.

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Lerwick?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 19 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Lerwick is typically colder than in Glasgow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Shetland?

For as low as £207, Loganair can have you in Shetland from Glasgow in 1h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Glasgow to Shetland return?

Loganair, at £207, was found to be the cheapest airline from Glasgow to Shetland. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be British Airways. These flights start at 32% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to Shetland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Shetland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to Shetland.
Flight duration
1h 30m

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Lerwick

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