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Aberdeen Airport

General information

Aberdeen Airport is Scotland’s third busiest airport and consists of one large terminal for passenger flights. Next to this, the airport is known as one of the busiest heliports in the world. At the airport you can see helicopters taking off and landing continually, oil platforms in the North Sea are usually the destination. Due to recent renovations, travellers now rate Aberdeen Airport more positively than before. You have a wide choice of hotels near Aberdeen Airport.


Where is Aberdeen Airport situated?

Aberdeen Airport is located north-west of the city in the suburb of Dyce. The airport is easily accessible via the A96 motorway (Aberdeen-Inverness road).

How many terminals does Aberdeen Airport have?

Aberdeen Airport has one terminal, almost all facilities are located on the ground floor. You will find the Arrivals hall (UK Arrivals and International Arrivals) on the right and the Departures hall on the left (check-in desks 1 to 24 and security check).

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Aberdeen Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.

Airport Distance
Edinburgh Airport 156km



The distance from Aberdeen Airport to the centre of Aberdeen is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Aberdeen.

From ABZ Airport to Aberdeen City centre by Car
11 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Aberdeen Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Aberdeen Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Aberdeen Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Aberdeen Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Aberdeen is about £ 25.-. Book your taxi at Aberdeen Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ABZ Airport to Aberdeen City centre by Taxi
11 km
25 min
£ 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Aberdeen Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Aberdeen Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Aberdeen Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Aberdeen Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Aberdeen Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Aberdeen Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Aberdeen Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Loganair
  • easyJet
  • TUI Airways
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • KLM


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Aberdeen Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Leonardo Inn Aberdeen Airport, Dyce

Located just 350 metres from Aberdeen Dyce International Airport, this hotel offers free airport shuttles and free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.


Moxy Aberdeen Airport, Dyce

MOXY Aberdeen Airport is set in Dyce, 9 km from Aberdeen and 26 km from Stonehaven. Guests can enjoy the restaurant and the on-site bar.


Crowne Plaza Aberdeen Airport, an IHG Hotel, Dyce

This Crowne Plaza offers accommodation adjacent to Aberdeen International Airport and features a terrace, fitness centre and an on-site bar. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom.

Hotels in Aberdeen

Looking for the best hotels in Aberdeen? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Leonardo Hotel Aberdeen - Formerly Jurys Inn, Aberdeen

Located next to both the Union Square Shopping Centre and Aberdeen Rail Station, the Leonardo Hotel Aberdeen is just a 5-minute walk from Union Street’s shops, bars and restaurants. A 24-hour reception is provided and all rooms have air conditioning.


ibis Aberdeen Centre – Quayside, Aberdeen

With a 24-hour restaurant serving à la carte food, and continental or Full English breakfast in the morning, the ibis Aberdeen Centre – Quayside is situated in central Aberdeen. It is 5 minutes’ walk from the nearest bus station.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Aberdeen Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Loch Ness and the Highlands 1-Day Tour from Aberdeen

Legendary monsters, mystical standing stones, and history-changing battles: this tour is the best way to see the Scottish Highlands in a day. In the comfort of a van and with your expert guide, see Loch Ness and the Highlands on this exciting tour.


From Aberdeen: Balmoral Castle and Royal Deeside Tour

Experience the beauty of Aberdeenshire with stunning countryside scenery, charming villages and castles. Explore our wonderful region and discover why the Royals have called this home for generations.

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From Aberdeen: Scottish Highlands & Inverness

Experience the breathtaking scenery of the Cairngorms National Park. Discover the city of Inverness, the gateway to the Highlands. See the long complex history of the people who lived here.


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