Aberdeen International Airport - ABZ

Aberdeen, United Kingdom (GB)

Getting around the airport

One main terminals with two levels

Aberdeen International Airport lies in the suburb of Dyce, around 10km north-west of the city centre. The airport serves as a base for Eastern Airways, Flybe, Flybmi and Loganair flights.

There's one main passenger terminal with two floors: 

  • Ground floor: Most of the facilities are here. Check-in is on the left-hand side of the concourse and Arrivals on the right-hand side.
  • First floor: Departures.

Shopping and eating facilities are limited. Before security, there are several coffee shops and a WHSmith shop. After security, there's a small duty-free shop, WHSmith, Boots the chemist and electrical shop, Dixons. There are very limited facilities near Gates 6-10 so it's best to shop before you go to your gate.

Terminal opening hours are 03:30 - last flight  

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Car rental

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All major European rental car companies can be found in the separate car hire facility.

  • Avis / Enterprise / Europcar / National / Hertz
    Location: landside, there is a covered walkway left to the main exit leading to the car hire facility
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Getting into Aberdeen

Bus is the most affordable and convenient

Connections to the city aren't great, with no train station in the airport. Alternatively, the bus is cheap, direct and fairly regular.

Bus

You can take the Jet 727 bus to the centre of Aberdeen in about 30 minutes. Buses leave as often as every 10 minutes, but you may have a longer wait at off-peak hours. Jet buses are equipped with leather seats, free Wi-Fi and USB charging docks.

Cost: GBP 3.40 one-way, GBP 5 return
Location: 
The bus stop is just outside the terminal on your right
Operating hours:
04:00-23:00 Mon-Fri
04:00-00:00 Sat
05:30-23:00 Sun

Taxi

Taxis are available from Comcab, the airport taxi operator, and are all metered. In light traffic, travel time to the city centre is around 25 minutes, and to Dyce, the nearest rail station, 5-10 minutes. 

Location: In front of the terminal. Turn left and walk toward the taxi rank, and a taxi marshaller will assist you.
Cost: 
GBP 15-20 to the city centre, GBP 8 to Dyce rail station

Train

The nearest rail station to the airport is Dyce, which is about 3km from the terminal and easily reached by bus or taxi. Trains run at least once an hour Mon-Sat and less often on Sundays. Journey time is around 10 minutes to Aberdeen Station.

Cost: GBP 2.50 one-way, GBP 3.50 return
Buying tickets: There are no staff at Dyce station, but you can buy tickets on the train or online 

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Lounges

Two airline lounges, one public lounge

Aberdeen airport offers three lounges. Two of them are airline lounges, one is open to the public.

  • Servisair Executive Lounge
    Escape the crowds and work or relax, whichever airline you're flying with. Book into the Servisair Executive Lounge and you'll enjoy your own quiet space complete with complimentary drinks, snacks, newspapers and magazines.
    Location: Level 1, airside
    Opening hours: 04:00-20:45 daily
    Price: GBP 17.49 for 4 hours
  • British Airways Terraces Lounge
    Modern seating area, Wifi and complimentary snacks.
    Location: Departures area, airside
    Opening hours: 05:00-20:00 (Mon - Fri), 06:00-19:00 (Sat), 06:00-20:00 (Sun)
  • Eastern Airways Lounge
    This lounge is open to all Eastern Airways passengers.
    Location: Between gate 10 and 11
    Opening hours: 16:00 - last flight
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Weigh your luggage

Avoid extra fees

Avoid paying extra airline fees by weighing your luggage before you check in. There are weighing systems in the main check-in hall. It costs GBP 1 to weigh each bag, and if you discover that your bags are too heavy, you can take some luggage out and weigh them a second time for free.

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Baby change rooms

Find the best facilities

Flying with an infant? The airport has baby change rooms in the following locations:

Before security next to Rolling Luggage Before security next to the female toilet near the Granite City Bar After security next to the accessible toilet in the upper Departure Lounge (past Servisair lounge) After security next to the female toilet near Gate 5 After security between Gates 11 and 12

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Play areas

For young children

You'll find a play area for young kids next to Gate 1. There is also a small selection of toys available at the Gate 10 lounge.

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Free Wi-Fi

Throughout the airport

Aberdeen International Airport offers free Wi-Fi in all areas of the airport. To connect, simply choose 'BT Openzone' in the list of Wi-Fi networks, launch your web browser and a Wi-Fi welcome page will guide you through.

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