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Cheap Flights to Aberdeen International Airport

Cheap Flights to Aberdeen International Airport

Scotland is home to five international airports, the busiest of which are located in Glasgow (GLA) and in Edinburgh (EDI). Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ), located in Aberdeen, comes in third-largest, with around three million passengers served per year.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Aberdeen

The peak tourist season in Aberdeen occurs from May to September. During these months, the days are long and the weather generally ranges from warm to hot. From the mid-summer to early fall, the days are often overcast. The cheapest month to fly to Aberdeen from Canada is generally October, though any time during the winter months is considered off-peak. Winter nights in Aberdeen can get very cold, so bundle up if you travel between November and February.

Airlines that Fly to Aberdeen International Airport

Over a dozen airlines fly to Aberdeen Airport, including popular airlines like Air France, British Airways, KLM, and Lufthansa. The airlines at ABZ fly mostly to and from locations within Europe, such as London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Paris. Eastern Airways and Flybe are the airlines offering the most flight destinations.

Arriving at the Airport

Aberdeen Airport consists of one main passenger terminal which all airlines share. Directly outside of the terminal, there is a taxi coordinator who will assist in getting you a cab. A ride into Aberdeen city can take between 25 and 45 minutes depending on traffic and will cost between $30-50 CAD. A rail station also sits about ten minutes from the airport and offers limited service into Glasgow and Edinburgh.

On weekdays, multiple bus lines run through ABZ. A bus ride into Aberdeen takes about a half hour and is very inexpensive. On weekends, most bus lines still stop at the airport, but less frequently. If you want maximum transportation flexibility, you can also rent a car right at the airport from car rental companies like Europcar and Sixt.

Aberdeen International Airport Facilities

Aberdeen Airport is a guest-oriented airport, with comfortable seating and many high-end and casual shopping and dining options. There are multiple ATMs on site and free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the terminal. If you're stopping in Aberdeen on a layover, be aware that the airport closes shortly after the night's last flight and does not allow passengers to stay overnight. However, there are five great hotels within walking distance of the passenger terminal.

What to See and Do in Aberdeen

Many of the top tourist attractions in Aberdeen are museums, making the city a perfect choice for an educational, family friendly vacation. The Aberdeen Maritime Museum is located near the harbour and covers the city's sailing and fishing histories. Admission is free. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is another popular attraction which tells the story of a British infantry regiment.

There are also many outdoor tourist spots in Aberdeen, like Balmedie Beach and Hazlehead Park. You also won't want to miss Scotland's gorgeous architecture, showcased in places like Slains Castle and King's College Chapel.

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