Travel to Aberdeen
There is an
on the outskirts of Aberdeen, with direct connections to various destinations
within the UK and in several in
Scandinavia, and also to Amsterdam, Paris and Malaga.
Destinations further afield can be achieved by connections through London,
Birmingham, Manchester, Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen. A number of low-cost
airlines operate from Aberdeen.
To travel from Aberdeen Airport to the university, the simplest method is
a taxi. There is a rank at the airport with official airport taxis, so you do
not need to worry about unlicensed or dubious taxi operators. The fare is about
£15, and the journey takes about 15 minutes (late at night or very early
or maybe 45 minutes (in the rush hour).
Alternatively, there are
buses by Stagecoach which will take you to the Aberdeen Bus Station
(see the Local Info page for information about
transport options from there).
Edinburgh Airport and
(both about 4 hours away by road or rail) have further options.
There is a major rail link from the south (London, Edinburgh), which
also connects north-west to Inverness. Travel time from Edinburgh is
2.5 hours, from London about 7 hours. Trains to Aberdeen run about
once an hour from these locations. Tickets bought on the day of travel
are often expensive, but advance booking allows good bargains to be found.
The National Rail website gives
There is a
station in the centre of Aberdeen, and
operate to other cities in Scotland and England.
travel page gives more information.
the Local Info page
for transport within Aberdeen (including travel from the rail or bus
station to the university).