Aberdeen’s pivotal role in the international oil and gas industry means that it enjoys excellent transport links.
Getting to Aberdeen
Aberdeen's international airport is served by a number of major carriers, providing an extensive network of routes throughout the UK, direct to Europe and worldwide through major hubs. British and Irish destinations include three London airports (Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton - just over an hour's flight time), Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Durham Tees Valley, Exeter, Humberside, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, East Midlands, Southampton, as well as the Scottish Highlands and Islands. There is a frequent bus link to the city centre, and taxis cost around £15.
Rail services connect Aberdeen both north and south. There are regular direct trains to London (including the Caledonian Sleeper), and services from Edinburgh and Glasgow link with other mainline routes. Inverness, the scenic West Coast and Highlands are reached northwards. Tickets for travel upto the 26th October 2012 are now available from East Coast Trains.