Aberdeen Airport is an international airport, located 9.3 km northwest of Aberdeen city centre, Scotland. The airport handles more than 1.5 million passengers annually. It is a hub for national airlines such as Eastern Airways, Flybe and Loganair.
How to get from Aberdeen Airport to Aberdeen
Buses to Aberdeen stop directly outside Aberdeen Airport. There are many options to the city center and other, long-distance, destinations. It takes about 30 minutes to get from the airport to the city centre. Busses rides start at around 4:00 in the morning and end around midnight.
Jet Service 727 is a 24/7 service that runs every 10 minutes on workdays and every 30 minutes during weekends. A one way trip to Aberdeen city centre from Aberdeen Airport or vice versa costs around £4 and a return is around £5.
Official Aberdeen Airport taxis are available directly outside the front of the terminal. These are the recommended vehicles and drivers to take. You can even prebook a taxi for when you land at your destination airport. A journey to the city centre takes about 25 minutes and costs between £15 – £20.
The nearest train station to the airport is Dyce, which is about 3.2 kilometres from the terminal. It is unstaffed, meaning that tickets are bought on the train. A single ticket to Aberdeen is around £3, a return is around £4. Trains run once an hour, Monday to Saturday, less frequently on Sundays. A taxi ride from the train station to the airport costs £8.
For a different and comfortable experience you could order a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.
Renting a Car at Aberdeen Airport
Car hire is popular and it is a smooth process with the airport’s on-site operators, such as: Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Sixt.
Or you can rent a car online, since it will be more convenient to have a car waiting for you when you arrive.
Renting a bus at Aberdeen Airport
Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
Accommodation near Aberdeen Airport
Jurys Inn and Premier Inn are two well known hotels in the area, but of course there is a wide variety of places where you can stay.
Aberdeen Airport FAQs
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
Not at all, there are options: calling a taxi, or ordering an uber.
- Is there a free Wi-Fi service available at Aberdeen Airport?
There is free Wi-Fi provided throughout the airport.
- Can I exchange money at Aberdeen Airport?
Exchanging your currency is hassle-free at Aberdeen Airport, you can do so at the pre-security Travelex store.
- Is there any luggage storage at Aberdeen Airport?
Bags and other items may be stored at the left luggage desk, located in the check-in area.The service costs £8 per item per day and the office is open 24 hours.
- I am continuing my journey outside Aberdeen. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
It is best to check the options at the main bus station of Aberdeen. You can also search the desired routes on GetByBus.
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