Aberdeen Transport and Travel Directions
Aberdeen is connected to the north, linked to Ellon, Peterhead and Fraserburgh, by A90 which runs through the city and to the south it connects Aberdeen to Edinburgh, Dundee and Perth. Connected to the east of Aberdeen are the towns of Montrose, Arbroath and Brechin through the A92. To the north-west is the A96 connecting it to Elgin and Inverness. If coming from Royal Deeside or the Cairngorms<, which lie to the west of Aberdeen, one can enter Aberdeen via the A93 main route.
The major airport in Aberdeen is Aberdeen-Dyce Airport which is run by BAA Ltd. It also functions as a heliport for the United Kingdom's offshore oil industry. Many European and domestic flights are scheduled to and from Aberdeen like Air France, bmi, Atlantic Airways, easyjet, KLM, British Airways etc. Dyce local station is near the airport, where Aberdeen and Inverness services stop, is a short taxi ride away. Stage Coach and First Group ply their buses regularly to the airport. The airport is connected to the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness road by a signposted access road. The airport is on the A947 at Dyce.
As Scotland is made up of hundreds of islands, water is an important mode of transport. Aberdeen Ferry Port is linked to Orkney and Shetland islands. Northlink Ferries is the company which operates in this corridor. Another major ferry company which connects Aberdeen to major N.Ireland cities like Larne and Belfast is Direct Ferries UK.
Aberdeen Railway Station
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