Trains to Aberdeen Airport
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Start your trip the right way by taking the train to Aberdeen Airport. When you take the train to the airport, you don’t need to stress about driving time and parking costs; you can simply relax and get excited for your adventure. Aberdeen Airport is an international airport located at Dyce, a suburb of Aberdeen, approximately 5 miles from Aberdeen city centre.
The airport is located two miles away from Dyce Train Station and there is a connecting bus service from Aberdeen to Dyce which takes around 10 minutes. With CrossCountry, you can purchase a through ticket all the way to Dyce Station.
Benefits of taking the train to Aberdeen International Airport
- Saves you paying for airport parking
- No need to stress about traffic
- Saves you paying for a taxi
- Eco-friendly compared to a car
Sit back and relax when you travel to Aberdeen Airport with CrossCountry. There’s no need to worry about traffic jams and taxi prices when you travel by train, and you can take advantage of the extra amenities that it provides.
You’ll have space for yourself and your luggage, with our range of seating options and luggage space for suitcases. We even have charging points, so you can make sure all your electrical devices are fully charged before you get to the airport. Take advantage of our at-seat service and grab a coffee and some biscuits from the trolley. We even serve alcohol, so treat yourself to a beverage of your choice and enjoy the scenery out the train window as we whisk you to Dyce Station.
If you buy a CrossCountry Advance Ticket to Aberdeen International Airport, you can get it sent straight to your phone as an e-Ticket. That way, the only thing you need to travel is your mobile phone.
Getting to Aberdeen Airport by train
Dyce Station is the closest train station to Aberdeen Airport, being just a 10 minute bus ride away. Dyce Station is unstaffed, but trains run at least once an hour Monday to Saturday, and slightly less frequently on Sundays.
Once you have arrived at Dyce station, you can jump on the JetConnect No. 80 bus shuttle, which will get you to the airport in approximately 10 minutes. The bus runs from Monday to Friday between 0630 and 1830. If you’re travelling outside of these times, you can grab a taxi outside the station.
Through tickets can be purchased to Dyce through our website.
To find out about Dyce Station’s accessibility, check out our Dyce Station guide.
For more information about getting to Aberdeen Airport, visit Aberdeen Airport’s website.
Our Top Travel Tips
Here are our top travel tips to make sure your journey runs smoothly:
- Discover the best time to travel – Learn more about Anytime and Off-Peak fares and what they mean to your journey.
- Avoid the ticket office queue by purchasing your ticket on our website. Alternatively, buy them on our mobile site and immediately get them sent to your device as an m-Ticket via our app.
- Download the CrossCountry mobile app for real-time train information, tickets and live departure information.
- Aberdeen hotels – If you have an early or late flight and want to stay in Aberdeen for the night, you’ll want to book a great value hotel.
Once you have arrived in Aberdeen Airport
Aberdeen Airport is a small airport but provides all the amenities you may need before you fly.
>Shopping in Aberdeen Airport
If you’d like to have a browse while you wait for your flight, you will find a handful of shops at Aberdeen Airport. Go to Boots for all your health and beauty needs, including last minute sun cream and insect repellent, along with other travel essentials. Head to WHSmith for books, magazines and plane sweets and if you need some foreign currency, Aberdeen Airport has a Travelex before and after security.
Dixons Travel has all your electricals, so you can pick up that forgotten adapter plug for your final destination, and any other travel gadgets. Rolling Luggage sells bags and luggage, and you’ll even find an art gallery in the terminal!
Head to World Duty Free for a fantastic selection of products - from cosmetics to confectionery, fragrances to fashion accessories, spirits to souvenirs, and skincare to sunglasses.
Restaurants in Aberdeen Airport
For a small airport, there’s a good range of restaurants for you to choose from if you fancy a bite to eat before your flight.
If you’ve got plenty of time before your flight and it’s a nice day, head to the Granite City bar, before security, which offers a tasty menu, relaxed atmosphere and a beautiful beer garden for your use.
Once you’ve gone through security, head to The Globe for traditional pub grub and tasty ales, wines and spirits. You’ll find all the classics like a full English breakfast or fish and chips, so you can get your last taste of the UK before you fly away. There’s a breakfast and main menu, as well as a children’s menu for the little ones.
And if you just want a good old cuppa and a slice of cake, you have the choice of Joes Coffee House before security or Costa Coffee afterwards.
Amenities in Aberdeen Airport
Aberdeen Airport has a selection of facilities available to make your time at the airport even more enjoyable.
At the Northern Lights Executive Lounge, guests who pre-book can enjoy panoramic runway views and a taste of the best food and drink options that Aberdeenshire has to offer.
Aberdeen Airport has free WiFi for all passengers.
Pre-check in luggage weighing scales are situated in the check in area. For £1 the scales will weigh your luggage and advise your likely excess charge if applicable.
There are six cash machines at the airport, dispensing UK pounds (sterling), euros and dollars.
Smokers will find an airside smoking facility, located adjacent to the main departure lounge, near gate 5, which they can pay £1 to use. Smoking shelters can also be found directly outside the main terminal building and within the Granite City Beer Garden facility.