Bon Accord to Aberdeen, the spectacular city between the Don and the Dee.
The local motto means ‘happy to meet, sorry to part, happy to meet again’, and we think it brilliantly sums up the friendly failte you’ll get from Scotland’s 3rd largest city.
Fly from Southampton Airport and you’ll discover stunning beach vistas, historic enclaves, cool clubs lamplight - and plenty o’crannies for supping a wee dram in.
From towering Douglas Firs at Tyrebagger to The Castle Trail, to the lively Waterfront District, Aberdeen is a place rich in history, folklore, fun and much, much more. Explore award-winning flower filled parks, shop the Granite Mile, surf, eat, drink and snowboard.
Whatever season you choose there’s always something to see and do in the Granite City.
Aberdeen’s International Airport lies 7 miles from the city centre. Breeze through the terminal for regular flights from Southampton Airport to Aberdeen (operated by Eastern Airways). And once you’ve landed, there are regular buses, day shuttles, taxis and trains, so however you choose to travel you’re only ever minutes away from the city.
Transport from Aberdeen Airport
Dyce train station is 10 minutes from the airport and unstaffed, so buy tickets on the train. Trains will take you to the city centre in ten minutes. Plenty of bus services connect you with the city, with bus stops easily signposted right outside the terminal building. Check Traveline Scotland for bus and rail schedules that connect with your flight.
Taxis are available at the front of the terminal.
Book tours and attractions
You can book all your Aberdeen tours and attractions in advance with our partner Get Your Guide.