Cheap flights from Glasgow to Shetland

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

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 35% 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 60% 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 £316, or £384 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shetland from Glasgow. Prices for November average £335 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £209. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February. Opting for a November flight can save you 52% on your journey compared to booking in November

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 in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 54% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Shetland in August, September 2020

The best prices found for GLA to SDZ flights in August, September
19 Jul - 26 Jul
£465pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
19 Jul - 26 Jul
£476pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
 
1 STOP
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
19 Jul - 26 Jul
£754pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Shetland 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shetland from Glasgow found for this year
18 Oct - 23 Oct
£206pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
4 Sep - 12 Sep
£290pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
15 Sep - 22 Sep
£292pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
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
18 Oct - 23 Oct
£206pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
4 Sep - 12 Sep
£290pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
15 Sep - 22 Sep
£292pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Glasgow to Shetland flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Shetland for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Shetland for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Loganair for just £206, but on average you can expect to pay £335.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Shetland for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Glasgow to Shetland under £300. A good price for a direct flight from Glasgow to Shetland is less than £355.

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 £158, 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 £158, was found to be the cheapest airline from Glasgow to Shetland. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be British Airways.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to Shetland

Destination information for Shetland

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

Airports servicing Glasgow

Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Lerwick

Hourly flight availability from Glasgow to Shetland

Morning 6 AM to midday 61% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 38% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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