To and From the Airport

Aberdeen - Dyce (ABZ):

Location: 11 km/7 Miles NW of the City, by the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness Road, near Dyce.
Airport Overview: The airport has one main terminal, from where the airlines operate. About 100m to the north, there is a much smaller terminal (The Broomfield Terminal open Mon-Fri only) for passengers going offshore and on North Sea helicopter flights.
Airport Map: Click here.
By Taxi: Taxis are available from the terminal forecourt, and are all metered. Sample fares are available from the Airport Info Desk. Typically £15/20-30 mins to the city centre. Taxi fares to nearby Dyce station can be a whopping £9/5 mins. Rainbow Airport Taxis 01224 725500 or 725728. AA Taxis 01224 775555. Dyce Cabs 01224 713030. ComCab 01224 353535.
By Train: Aberdeen & Inverness services stop at the nearby Dyce Station which is a short (5 mins) taxi ride from the airport or a bus ride (see Bus #80 in the bus section). Trains run to Aberdeen in 10-15 mins, but are not particularly frequent (once or twice an hour). Trains also run west to Inverurie, Huntly, Keith, Elgin, Forres, Nairn & Inverness once every hour or 2. The main line station is in Aberdeen city centre, from where there are frequent services to all parts of the UK. A taxi to Aberdeen Station takes 20 mins and the bus takes 30 mins. For info call +44(0)8457 484 950 or visit www.scotrail.co.uk.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, EUROPCAR, Enterprise, Hertz & National/ALAMO all have desks in the new Rental car Building. To find this, exit the baggage hall to the left and follow the covered walkway. It is a bit of a walk uphill with heavy bags.

Car Parking:
General: Available right outside the terminal.
Short Term: 15 mins £1, 30 mins £2, 1 hour £3.40, 2 hrs £4.90, 6 hrs £6.80, 12 hrs £7.80, 24 hrs £12.20. Each extra day £12.20.



By Bus:
General: A number of buses run on the route from the airport to the city centre. Many buses operate Mon-Fri only. Details are shown below. In summary, with all services considered, there are buses to Aberdeen city every 10-30 mins throughout the day.
Stagecoach Bus #10 to Aberdeen Bus Station, Elgin & Forres: Route: Aberdeen Bus Station - Aberdeen Airport - Blackburn Interchange - Inverurie Interchange - Huntly Interchange - Keith (Square) - Elgin Bus Station - Forres (St Leonards Church) - Nairn Bus Station - Inverness Bus Station. Note: Not all buses go all the way to Inverness. Travel Time: To Aberdeen 25 mins, Inverurie 24 mins, Huntly 1 hour, Elgin 2 hrs, Nairn 2:50 & Inverness 3:25.
Timings: Buses depart the airport heading for Inverness Mon-Fri at 0626, 0826, 1340, 1822, then every hour until 2222. saturdays at 0626, 0826, 1335, 1807, 1922, then every hour until 2222. Sundays every hour 1126-1826, 1922 & 2222.
Cost: £1.50 to Aberdeen city centre. Contact: For details call Stagecoach Bluebird 01224 212266.
First Bus #27 to Aberdeen (Guild St): Regular Bus service operates from the airport to Aberdeen city centre Mon-Fri only. Route: Airport - Bucksburn Fountain - Woodhill House - Holburn Junction - City Centre (Guild St, next to the bus station).
Timings: Buses depart the airport Mon-Fri: 0628, 0725, 0825, 0915, 1010, 1140, 1310, 1440, 1615, 1800 & 1835. Buses depart Aberdeen city Mon-Fri at 0550, 0640, 0710, 0725, 0815, 0910, 1050, 1210, 1350, 1520, 1600, 1705 & 1740. No weekend service. Travel Time: To Aberdeen city centre 46 mins.
Cost: Single fare to city centre £1.60. Contact: For details call First on +44 (0)1224 650065.
Bus #80 Dyce Airlink to Dyce Train station: Route: Dyce Train Station - Airport - Kirkhill (Howe Moss Rd, South End) - Dyce Train station. Timings: Buses run Mon-Fri every 15-30 mins 0645-1900. Cost: Adult one way £1.50, Child £1.
Stagecoach Bus #220 to Aberdeen & Alford: Route: Aberdeen Bus Station - Bucksburn Post Office - Aberdeen Airport - Blackburn Interchange - Kintore Interchange - Blairs - Kemnay Interchange - Monymusk Square - Tilyfourie - Whitehouse - Alford Interchange. Note: Not all buses go all the way to Alford. Travel Times: To Alford 55 mins. To Aberdeen 22 mins.
Timings: Buses depart the airport heading towards Alford Mon-Fri every hour or so 0621-2256. Saturdays every hour or so 0550-1724, 1806, 1836, 2031 & 2356. Sundays at 1104, 1304, 1604, 1704 & 2031. Buses depart the airport heading towards Aberdeen city Mon-Fri every hour or so 0505-2024. Saturdays at 0505, 0657 then every hour or so until 2024. Sundays at every hour 1103-1703, 1903 & 2223. Buses leave Alford heading for the airport Mon-Fri at 0530, 0906, 1106, 1306, 1709 & 1930. Saturdays at 0700, 0906, 1106, 1306, 1606, 1736 & 1930. Sundays at 1207, 1507, 1807 & 2129.
Cost: £1.50 to the city. Contact: For details call Stagecoach Bluebird 01224 212266.
Stagecoach Bus #224 to Aberdeen & Kintore: Route: Aberdeen Bus Station - Bucksburn - Aberdeen Airport - Blackburn Interchange - Blackburn (Marcus Crescent) - Kintore Interchange. Travel Time: To Kintore 28 mins. To Aberdeen city 21 mins.
Timings: Buses leave the airport heading for Kintore Mon-Fri every hour 0924-1424. Saturdays every hour 0824-1424. Buses leave the airport heading for Aberdeen city centre Mon-Fri every hour 1030-1530. Saturdays every hour 0930-1530. Buses leave Kintore heading for the airport Mon-Fri every hour 1004-1504. Saturdays every hour 0904-1504. Contact: Stagecoach Bluebird 01224 212266.
JET 727 to Aberdeen: Runs to Union Square in Aberdeen, close to the bus and train stations. Only 4 stops on the way.
Stagecoach Bus #737 to Aberdeen & Inverurie: Calls occasionally at the airport Mon-Fri only, on the way to Aberdeen city centre. Route: Aberdeen Bus Station - Bucksburn Post Office - Aberdeen Airport - Blackburn Interchange - Kintore Interchange - Inverurie Interchange (Market Place) - Inverurie Townhead. Travel Time: To Inverurie 26 mins. To Aberdeen city 25 mins.
Timings: Buses leave the airport heading for Inverurie Mon-Fri at 0525, 0600, 0641, 1854, 1954, 2054, 2154 & 2354. Saturdays at 0736, 1856, 1956, 2056, 2156 & 2356. Sundays at 2046 only. Buses leave the airport heading for Aberdeen city centre Mon-Fri at 1959, 2059, 2259 & 2328. Saturdays at 1927, 1957, 2057, 2157 & 2257. Sundays at 2147 only. Contact: Stagecoach Bluebird 01224 212266.
Stagecoach Bus #747 to Ellon & Peterhead : Route: Dyce (ASDA) - Dyce (Riverview Drive) - Wellshead Industrial Estate - Aberdeen Airport - Kirkhill Industrial Estate - Potterton (Denhead Rd) - Belhelvie - Ellon (Square) - Ellon Park & Ride (most buses terminate here) - Hatton (Smiths Garage) - Cruden Bay (Kilmarnock Arms) - Longhaven (Post Office) - Stirling Village - Peterhead (Back St).
Timings: Buses leave the Airport heading for Peterhead Mon-Fri at 0808 (terminates at Ellon), 1027 (terminates at Ellon), 1227(terminates at Ellon) & 1427 only. Buses leave the Airport heading for Dyce ASDA Mon-Fri at 0737, 0952, 1152 & 1352 only. Buses leave Peterhead heading for the airport Mon-Fri at 0620 only. Buses leave Ellon Park & Ride heading for the airport Mon-Fri at 0657, 0915, 1115, 1315 & 1525. Travel Times: To Peterhead 1:25. To Ellon Park & Ride 42 mins. To Dyce ADSA 10 mins. Contact: Stagecoach Bluebird 01224 212266.
Bairns Bus #777 to Kingswells & Oldmeldrum: Route: Kirkhill Industrial Estate - Aberdeen Airport - Kepplehills (Sclattie Park) - Kingswells Park & Ride (some services terminate here) - Westhill Interchange - Blackburn Interchange - Kintore Interchange (Square) - Kemnay Interchange (High St) - Inverurie Interchange (Town Hall) - Oldmeldrum Interchange (Square).
Timings: Buses leave the Airport heading for Oldmeldrum Mon-Fri at 1617 (terminates at Kingswells), 1652 & 1722 only. Buses leave the Airport heading for Kirkhill Ind Est Mon-Fri at 0729, 0809 & 0849 only. Buses leave Oldmeldrum heading for the airport Mon-Fri at 0645 only. Buses leave Kingswells Park & Ride heading for the airport Mon-Fri at 0715, 0745 & 0825. Travel Times: To Oldmeldrum 1:25. To Kingswells Park & Ride 26 mins. To Kirkhill Ind Est 10 mins. Contact: Bains Coaches 01651 872365.

Baggage Storage: Left luggage facilities available.
Airport Hotels: Aberdeen Airport Hotels. Menzies Hotel Dyce Airport 01224 723 101. Thistle Hotel is close to the terminal. Marriott Hotel is about 1 mile away.
Airport Website: www.baa.co.uk.
Airport Tel No: +44 (0)870 040 0006.
Updated Jul14. Last Visit Mar14




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