Prestwick Airport Terminal Information

Prestwick Airport has one terminal which sees over 2.5 million passengers fly to multiple destinations each year. All passenger flights are served by this terminal.
If you are looking for information about arriving and departing flights at Prestwick Airport, you can view our Live Flight Arrivals and Live Flight Departures pages which include details of flight times, delays and cancellations, plus other useful flight information.
Boarding usually begins 45 minutes before departure.

Terminal Facilities at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Shops There is a WH Smith in the terminal building, and duty and tax free shops after security.
Information Desk This is situated at the entrance to the domestic arrivals hall. Contact the information desk on 0871 223 0700* ext 1006
Left luggage There is a left luggage facility operated by security.
Food There is a left luggage facility operated by security.
Bureau de Change This is operated by Travelex, and can be found next to the entrance to the departure lounge.
Cash dispensers There is a cash machine which accepts all major cards located in the main concourse.
Car hire There are car hire desks for four major car hire companies situated in the main arrivals hall.
Taxis These are available from the rank on the terminal forecourt.

*Calls to this number will cost up to 13p per minute plus your phone company’s network access charge.

Check In Times at Prestwick Airport

What’s that saying, “it’s better to be too early than too late”? Well that most certainly applies when checking in for a flight. You need to give yourself enough time to arrive, check in and get through security. No one wants to be the person whose name is being called over the tannoy! As a guide, we reccommend allowing yourself the following amount of time:

Check-in desks are located on the ground floor of the terminal building.

  • International flights - check in 3 hours prior to departure
  • European flights - check in 2 hours prior to departure
  • Domestic flights - check in 90 minutes prior to departure