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Aberdeen Intl. Airport

Transportation to Edinburgh Airport from the City Center

Edinburgh Airport is located about 12 km from the city center and it is one of the busiest airports in Scotland. The airport is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives, including taxi, tram, Airlink buses, and rental car.

Airlink Buses

Airlink buses are among the most preferred transportation alternatives to get to the airport from the city center. You can get on the Airlink bus from Waverley Station in the city center and enjoy a convenient ride directly to the airport.

Tram

Another highly preferred method of transportation is the tram. Trams provide convenient and direct access to the airport. You can get on the tram from the York Place or St. Andrew Square stations in the city center and enjoy a 35-minute ride to the airport. Trams run every 8-12 minutes.

Car

Located about 12 km from the city center, Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible by road. The airport is situated on the A8 Glasgow-Edinburgh road and is also accessible by the M8 and M9 motorways from Glasgow and Stirling. The airport’s parking lot features short-term and long-term options; the long-term parking lot is located a short bus ride from the terminal.

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Edinburgh Airport features duty free shops where passengers can buy a range of products from perfume to alcohol and chocolate; the options are endless. There are many stores like Kurt Geiger, Jo Malone, and Hugo Boss, where you can buy gifts for your loved ones and enjoy some last minute shopping at affordable prices.

Venues where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Caffe Nero, Costa, and The Turnhouse. 

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

Transportation to Aberdeen City Center from Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to get to the city center from Aberdeen International Airport, which is only 10 km away. Methods of transportation available to get to the city center from the airport include buses, trains, taxis, or rental cars.

Taxi

Taking a taxi to the city from the airport is a very convenient method of transportation. Comcab taxis are the only authorized taxi company that serves the airport. This company offers passengers the opportunity to make a reservation in advance and accepts payments via credit card. The taxi company also features vehicles that are equipped to handle special requirements, such as wheelchairs.

Bus

There are two bus lines that provide transportation from the airport to the city center. Bus line 80 operates from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays and bus line 727 operates from 4:30 am to 12 am on weekdays and from 5:30 am to 11 pm on weekends. Both buses depart from the bus terminal located at the airport. You have to get a bus ticket in advance. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by bus.

Train

The train station is located about 3 km from the airport and is accessible by bus or taxi. Traveling to the city by train is a more affordable transportation alternative. You can purchase tickets at the station or make a reservation online in advance. If you book a ticket online it is almost half the price. The train runs from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays. Trains run every hour Monday to Saturday and less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

There are various rental car companies at the airport that serve passengers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rental car companies at the airport that you can choose from include Avis, Hertz, National, Europcar and Enterprise. You can easily rent the brand and model vehicle you want and enjoy a nice drive to the city.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Edinburgh-Aberdeen flights?

For Edinburgh-Aberdeen flights, you can use Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station as departure airport, and Aberdeen Intl. Airport, Aberdeen Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Edinburgh-Aberdeen and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Edinburgh-Aberdeen is 148 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Edinburgh-Aberdeen flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Edinburgh-Aberdeen flights is Tuesday.

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