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Aberdeen can be reached by road, rail, sea or air and when you get here is easily accessible

by public transport, taxi or car.

By Road:

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By Rail:


LNER Trains run services along the East Coast Main Line and frequently run trains from cities such as Edinburgh,

York, Newcastle and London further details can be found on their website

Scotrail provides an express rail service direct to Aberdeen from many major cities.

For timetables and to book your train tickets to Aberdeen visit the Scotrail website.

Aberdeen can also be reached overnight from London on the Caledonian Sleeper.

Visit the Caledonian Sleeper website for more information about this service.

Plan your rail journey and get live train running times, accessibility, and facility information on Trainline.

Or save money on your train fares with Trainline's SplitSave app.

By Air:

Aberdeen International Airport is located just six miles from Aberdeen city centre.

The region is well connected globally with daily flights to all major airports including London Heathrow.

The international airport also has many direct routes from major UK cities as well as many key European destinations. 


For further information about the destinations you can fly from to Aberdeen, or to book your flight, please visit

By Sea:

Aberdeen Ferry Terminal is located at Jamieson's Quay directly across from the shopping centre, Union Square and the

Aberdeen Railway Station.


The centrally located harbour is where ferries travel regularly to/from the Scottish Isles, Orkney and Shetland.


For more information about travelling from Orkney and Shetland and for ferry timetables please visit

Getting around Aberdeen:

SBPR will be providing coach travel to/from the city centre (Sandman Hotel) to the RGU on Thursday and Friday.

Please book your place when registering.

We have 25 car park spaces reserved at the RGU. 

Please book a space when registering.

If you prefer to be more flexible: 

First Group, an international rail and bus company with its headquarters in Aberdeen, operate a high frequency network of services across the city while Stagecoach Bluebird's buses link the towns and villages in Aberdeenshire.

Grasshopper passes are available in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, Stagecoach and FirstBus.

Please note this pass is best used when hopping on and off the bus within a zone, and single destination tickets may sometimes be a cheaper option. 


Taxis are available at the airport and railway station or can be booked in advance directly with local taxi firms. 

Aberdeen Taxis: 01224 200200
Comcabs: 01224 353535
Rainbow: 01224 878787
Aberdeen Airport Taxis: 01224 725725

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