Travelling to Foresterhill

By Air

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. Transport links from the Airport:

  • By taxi: Taxis from the airport to Foresterhill cost around £12-15.
  • By bus: A frequent bus links the airport to the city centre, then catch No 23 bus* from Union Street to Foresterhill

By Coach

First-class roads south to Edinburgh, Glasgow, and onwards, carry fast coach services linking Aberdeen with the UK's major cities using the following bus companies: Megabus, Citylink and National Express. Transport links from the bus/train stations:

  • By taxi: Taxis from the station to Foresterhill cost around £6-7
  • By bus: No 23 bus* from Union Street to Foresterhill

By Train

Rail services connect Aberdeen both north and south. There are regular direct trains to London and services from Edinburgh and Glasgow link with other mainline routes. Inverness, the scenic West Coast and Highlands are reached northwards. Transport links from the bus/train stations:

  • By taxi: Taxis from the station to Foresterhill cost around £6-7
  • By bus: No 23 bus* from Union Street to Foresterhill

By Car

Entering the city from the south or west, follow signs for the A90 (Fraserburgh and Peterhead). This leads round the ring road (Anderson Drive). Exit right (A9011) onto Ashgrove Road West, continue beyond the junction with Foresterhill Road, then turn right on to Cornhill Road when the bus turning area is close to the Medical School car park. From the north, Foresterhill is approached via the A96 (from Dyce and Inverness) and the A90 (from Peterhead) and thence to the A90 (North) Anderson Drive.

Medical School / Foresterhill Postcode: AB25 2ZD GPS: Lat: 57:09:23N (57.15634), Lon: 2:08:05W (-2.1346) Grid Ref: NJ919072

By Local Bus

Aberdeen buses require the exact fare, so have 10p and 5p coins ready, or buy a bus Farecard from local shops. An Aberdeen City public transport guide can be seen by clicking on the link at: http://www.firstgroup.com/aberdeen

  • Nearest stops to Foresterhill: From the city centre, the number 23*, from Union Street (just east of Back Wynd) will take you to Cornhill Road at Foresterhill, using the ‘Yellow route’ of the First Aberdeen Bus Service

Travel from Belfast

Previous travellers have found that the following options are useful:

  • By Air / Rail: Fly Belfast « Edinburgh, then by rail to Aberdeen (journey possible in one day)
  • By Ferry / Rail: Ferry Belfast « Glasgow, then by rail to Aberdeen (usually requires overnight stay)

Planning your Journey - Overnight Accommodation

For information on hotel accommodation in Aberdeen see:

  • Aberdeen & Grampian Tourist Board

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