Aberdeen International Airport
Aberdeen International Airport, located at Dyce, a suburb of Aberdeen, serves 3.5 million passengers per year, approximately. It is a base for BMI Regional, Eastern Airways and Flybe. Easyjet, Ryanair and British Airways also operate flights to Aberdeen from UK and European airports.
Direct flights between Aberdeen and Frankfurt provide an additional worldwide hub to London Heathrow and Amsterdam to increase connectivity with major cities. The average flight time from Aberdeen to London Heathrow is 1h 25min. There are 74 flights a week between Aberdeen and London Heathrow.
Aberdeen Airport is also the main heliport for the Scottish offshore oil industry, linking oil rigs to the mainland, as well as business and leisure flights. It was awarded ‘Best Airport (under 6 million passengers) in the UK’ at the AOA awards in 2014. Bus services run at regular frequency from the airport to the city centre, taking approximately 35 minutes—longer at peak times. Taxis from the airport to the City Centre take approximately 25 minutes—longer at peak times—and cost £20, approximately.
Fly to Aberdeen International Airport from:
- International: Amsterdam, Bergen, Copenhagen, Dublin, Esbjerg, Frankfurt, Gdansk, Oslo, Paris, Reykjavik, Stavanger, Warsaw
- National: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Tees Valley, East Midlands, Exeter, Humberside, Kirkwall, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Newquay, Norwich, Scatsta, Southampton, Storonoway, Sumburgh, Wick
Aberdeen Rail Station
Aberdeen Rail Station is a picturesque, scenic train journey from Glasgow and Edinburgh might entice those travelling by railway from these cities. The original sandstone station built between 1913 and 1916 has been comprehensively refurbished, becoming the centrepiece of a covered plaza for a new shopping and entertainment complex. Currently, direct access is available from the station concourse to Union Square and through to the bus station, creating a completely covered transport interchange.