Travel to Aberdeen
There are several options for travelling to Aberdeen, by either road, rail or air. However please bear in mind that booking early is advisable in order to get good value tickets. The presence of the UK oil industry in Aberdeen often leads to the best travel options selling out quickly.
Aberdeen lies on the East Coast main line which provides daily direct services from London, in addition to regular services from Edinburgh and Glasgow from various rail companies. Travel from the west of England and Wales to Edinburgh or Glasgow is best via Lancaster and the west coast. Route planning and tickets from all over the UK can be found at the National rail website.
Caledonian Sleeper Train
The Calendonian Sleeper trains runs Monday to Thursday from London Euston and other English stations and details can be found on the website. It is possible to get bargain berths to Aberdeen from as little as £19 one-way. In general these are released every Friday morning three months in advance. Unsuprisingly these do sell out quickly.
Aberdeen is reached from the south by taking the M6/M74 or M1/A68 to Edinburgh of Glasgow before joining the A90 towards Dundee and Aberdeen. Megabus and the National Express also run coaches to Aberdeen from major stations across the UK.
Aberdeen is well connected by air to most major UK destinations along with several European hubs. This includes several budget airlines which operate direct daily flights. Easyjet from London Luton and Gatwick. Flybe flies from Leed-Bradford, Birmingham, Manchester and Belfast. Aer Lingus fly from Dublin and there are also direct flights from Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, Copenhagen and several other major European airports