Aberdeen Airport (ABZ), at Dyce in the north of the city, enjoys excellent airlinks for domestic and international flights. There are several flights a day on routes from London, Paris and Amsterdam. Major airlines serving Aberdeen include British Airways, KLM, AirFrance, SAS Scandinavian and BMI.
Scotland has excellent air links with major European hubs such as London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Madrid airports, making onward travel easy.
There are direct flights from:
North America to Scotland, including flights from Boston, Calgary, Chicago, New York, Toronto and Vancouver.
The Middle East to Scotland from Dubai.
Europe and Scandinavia to Scotland, including flights from Brussels, Athens, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Helsinki, Bergen, Oslo, Paris, Berlin and Frankfurt.
For information about flights to Scotland go to the travel section of the VisitScotland website.
Fares vary depending on when you travel and how far in advance you book. It is recommended that you book your flights as early as possible to obtain the cheapest fares.
Aberdeen railway station, on the main UK network, connects directly to destinations throughout Britain. The city can be reached by rail from London in less than seven hours and from Edinburgh and Glasgow in just over two and a half hours. (There is a regular sleeper service to central London.) Aberdeen railway station is situated centrally and is a 2-3 minute walk from the main thoroughfare, Union Street. There is a taxi rank situated at the railway station.
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Modern road links with the South provide fast and efficient access to Aberdeen City. The motorway network to Perth links with the A90 dual carriageway road to Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland.