How to Reach Aberdeen

The Easiest Way to Reach Aberdeen


  • By Air: Aberdeen International airport is 11 kilometers away from the center of the city. If you are coming by air from European cities and other UK destinations, your flight will land on this airport of Aberdeen. From the airport, take the city buses to reach the city.
  • By Train: Aberdeen railway station is located right at the center of the city, on Guild Street. The station also includes the city’s bus station. Hence, you can take a bus from here to reach your destination.
  • By Bus: Aberdeen Bus station is located at Union Square, just next to the railway station.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are available from the station concourse.
  • By Sea: Aberdeen harbour has car ferries to and from the Northern Isles, two vessels arrive from Lerwick. The ferries are available for overnight journey as well.


  • By Foot: Exploring Aberdeen on foot is the best thing you can do to take a glance and appreciate its rich history.
  • By Bus: Most of the city buses are operated by First Aberdeen. All these buses have low-floor access.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are widely available from any part of the city. They always go by the meter price.
  • By Bicycler: Due to many narrow lanes, cycle lanes are emerging all around the city. Rent a cycle to explore the city in your own way.
  • By Train: Aberdeen has suburban rail service. However, its only railway station at present is on Guild Street.

Modes of Transportation in Aberdeen

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Aberdeen. The most preferred mode of transport in Aberdeen is Car.

Average distance: 10.28 km Average time: 29.9 min

  • Car 36.36%
    Driving 26.25 min Walking 1.25 min Overall average time for 14.95 kms 27.5 min
  • Walking 18.18%
    Walking 22.5 min Bus 7.5 min Waiting 2.5 min Driving 2.5 min Overall average time for 6 kms 35 min
  • Bike 18.18%
    Bike 29.5 min Overall average time for 9.49 kms 29.5 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 18.18%
    Bus 27.5 min Walking 2.5 min Overall average time for 6 kms 30 min
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