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Travel to Aberdeen

Flying to Aberdeen

British Airways, easyJet, Eastern Airways, Flybe and bmi regional are among the airlines providing flights to Aberdeen from regional airports in the UK.

Flight times:

From London – 1 hour 30 minutes; Manchester – 1 hour 20 minutes.

Travel by road

Summary:

Aberdeen is well connected by a good network of roads. Traffic drives on the left, seat belts are compulsory and the minimum driving age is 17. Driving licences issued in the EC and the EEA can be used in the UK, while regulations for drivers from other countries vary. The two major motoring organisations, the AA (tel: +44 121 275 3746; www.theaa.com) and the RAC (tel: +44 844 891 3111; www.rac.co.uk), are good sources of information.

Emergency breakdown service:

AA (tel: 0800 887 766, in the UK); RAC (tel: 0800 828 282, in the UK).

Routes:

The A90/M90 connects Aberdeen to Dundee and Edinburgh. The A96 links it to Elgin and Inverness.

Coaches:

The city’s main bus station is close to the railway station on Guild Street. Scottish Citylink (tel: +44 871 266 3333; www.citylink.co.uk) operates bus services to other destinations within Scotland. National Express (tel: +44 871 781 8181; www.nationalexpress.com) operates buses to destinations throughout the UK including London.

Travel by rail

Services:

From London – 1 hour 30 minutes; Manchester – 1 hour 20 minutes.

Operators:

From London – 1 hour 30 minutes; Manchester – 1 hour 20 minutes.

Journey times:

From London – 1 hour 30 minutes; Manchester – 1 hour 20 minutes.