Getting here and getting around!
Be it by road, air, sea or sky, this area is easily accessible.
Aberdeen Airport is situated six miles north west of the city centre, where there are flights from over 40 destinations. These are from throughout the UK, including daily flights to and from London, as well as international destinations.
Aberdeen Harbour is one of Europe’s most modern ports and is close to the city centre. The harbour handles around 4.5 million tonnes of cargo each year and approximately 9000 vessels arrive per year.
Aberdeen Harbour Cruise
Aberdeen boasts one of the busiest and most impressive ports in the UK, with over 28,000 shipping movements taking place annually. This fully narrated tour takes you out and about amongst the lively harbour.
Aberdeen Railway Station
Aberdeen Railway Station is right in the city centre, next to Union Square Shopping Centre. There are 10 trains a day to Inverness and 28 trains a day to Dundee. In addition there are regular services to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Based in one of Scotland’s most vibrant cities, Aberdeen Taxis offers a professional taxi service that is dedicated to one thing: your experience with them. The team of experienced local drivers provide a high quality of service.
Avis Car Hire
Avis aims to make your car hire travel as easy as possible. From the moment you land at Aberdeen Airport, friendly staff are eager to give you the keys to the hire vehicle that suits your journey and exploration of Aberdeen the best.
Bike Station Ballater
Bike Station stocks a large fleet of continually replaced mountain, carbon road and e-bikes available for hire throughout the year. They also stock a large selection of bikes and accessories for sale, and cater for repairs of all types.
At Castle Tours, the one and two day tours will show you the majestic scenery of the highlands, visit mountains and lochs, fairy tale castles, and the Highland Games. The tours also visit world famous whisky distilleries.
First Bus is one of the main bus companies that serves Aberdeen City and Shire. Buses within Aberdeen require the exact fare, so remember to have some change ready or buy a Farecard from local shops.
Hertz Car Hire
You can find Hertz Car Hire at Aberdeen Airport – it’s the perfect way to get around Aberdeen independently. See both Old and New Aberdeen as you take a drive around the area and be sure to check out the coastal views.
Aberdeen City and Shire have coach operators that provide links to major cities throughout the UK, National Express being a main one. Most coaches are fitted with power sockets for charging your mobile phone or laptop.
Choose from up to three sailings a day from Scrabster (near Thurso) to Stromness in Orkney and nightly sailings from Aberdeen to Lerwick in Shetland – with four of these sailings going via Orkney’s capital, Kirkwall.
RB Taxis offers luxury chauffeur driven, air-conditioned vehicles for both business trips and pleasure tours. They can arrange a wide selection of journeys including trips to the airport, docks, shopping outlets, whisky and castle trails.
Stagecoach is one of the main bus companies that serves Aberdeen City and Shire. Buses within Aberdeen require the exact fare, so remember to have some change ready or buy a Farecard from local shops.
Wee Dod’s Taxis
Wee Dod’s Taxis offer professional, affordable, high quality, reliable and friendly taxi and private hire vehicle services. Based in Aberdeenshire, they’ll take you anywhere, be it a short hop to the shop or a long distance journey.