Aberdeen Travel Connections
125 miles from Edinburgh and 145 miles from Glasgow. Aberdeen is served well by all forms of public transport.
Aberdeen by Road
Aberdeen Bus Station is located less than one mile from the ferry terminal. Local bus services are operated by First Aberdeen and longer distance services are operated by Citylink and Megabus.
Aberdeen by Rail
Aberdeen Railway Station is located less than one mile from the ferry terminal. There are regular services to / from Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow with onward connections.
Aberdeen by Air
Aberdeen Airport is located 7 miles from the ferry terminal. Several airlines provide regular services to/from major British and European cities.
There is a bus stop just outside the NorthLink Aberdeen Ferry Terminal for the 727 Jet Bus service to Aberdeen Airport. The service will operate at the following times:
Monday to Friday
– 07:42 Leaves NorthLink Aberdeen terminal / 08:34 Arrives Aberdeen Airport
– 14:55 Leaves Aberdeen Airport / 15:27 Arrives NorthLink Aberdeen Terminal
Saturday & Sunday
– 07:20 Leaves NorthLink Aberdeen terminal / 08:02 Arrives Aberdeen Airport
– 15:20 Leaves Aberdeen Airport / 15:51 Arrives NorthLink Aberdeen Terminal
Please be aware that the Jet Bus also calls in more regularly at nearby Union Square. For more details about this daily service please view the 727 Jet Bus timetable here.
First Aberdeen operate regular bus services around the local area including Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Airport, Airyhall, Ashwood, Auchinyell, Balnagask Circle, Beach Retail Park, Bridge of Don, Castle Street, Charleston, City Centre, Cove, Craigiebuckler, Culter, Danestone, Dubford, Dyce, Faulds Gate, Garthdee, Golf Links, Heathryfold, Hillhead Of Seaton, Kingswells, Mastrick, Newhills, Northfield, Scatterburn, Schoolhill, Sheddocksley, Summerhill, Tillydrone, Torry, union Square, Union Street, Union Terrace Gardens, Woodend, and Woolmanhill. First Aberdeen can be contacted at http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/aberdeen/.
Citylink operate daily coach services from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Dundee which arrive in time for our 1700 and 1900 departures. Citylink can be contacted on 0871 266 3333 or at www.citylink.co.uk.
Stagecoach operate daily coach services from Inverness which arrive in time for our 1700 and 1900 departures. Stagecoach tickets can be purchased from the driver. Timetable information can be obtained from Traveline on 0870 608 2608 or at www.stagecoachbus.co.uk.
Megabus operate daily coach services from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Dundee which arrive in time for our 1700 and 1900 departures. Megabus can be contacted on 0900 160 0900 (calls costs 60p per minute, mobile calls may vary) or at http://uk.megabus.com.
ScotRail operate train services throughout Scotland and sleeper trains to London Euston. ScotRail can be contacted on 0344 811 0141 or at www.scotrail.co.uk
East Coast operate daily train services from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, Newcastle, York and London King’s Cross. East Coast can be contacted on 08457 225 111 or at www.eastcoast.co.uk
CrossCountry operate daily services from Aberdeen with a network stretching to Birmingham, Manchester, Brighton and Penzance. CrossCountrycan be contacted on 0844 811 0124 or at www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk