Travel By Air

Dundee Airport operate direct flights to London with Loganair operating a twice daily service from Dundee to London Stansted.  London Stansted is the fourth busiest airport in the UK and the third busiest London airport, serving around 140 destinations.  To book flights between Dundee and London Stansted visit www.flybe.com.

Delegates can fly in to Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen International Airports from other UK airports or from transatlantic and European departure points. The international airports at Aberdeen and Edinburgh are within a 1 hour drive from Dundee, with Glasgow only 1 hour 30 minutes away.

Easy to follow instructions on how to get to Dundee from:

Aberdeen International Airport is 7 miles north-west of the city centre on the A96 near Dyce.

You can get a train to Dundee by either:

  • hopping on one of two buses that operate between the airport and Aberdeen city centre:

Where to catch buses
Buses to Aberdeen stop directly outside Aberdeen Airport, the bus stops are signposted from the terminal.

Bus fares and timetables are subject to change, therefore please check with the relevant operator in advance using the links below:

Airport bus service

Stagecoach Bluebird (Jet Service 727) operates 7 days a week, every 20mins throughout most of the day from Monday to Friday and up to every 30mins on Saturdays and Sundays between Aberdeen Airport and Aberdeen city centre with limited stops for a faster, more direct service.  The service runs frequently from 04:30 on weekdays, 05:30 on weekends and tickets cost £2.70 single, £3.50 day return and £4.50 period return.  The last bus leaves the airport at 23:30 from Monday to Saturday, and 23:00 on Sundays.

First Bus (Service 27), tel +44 (0)1224 650 065 - daytime service (not weekends).  Exact fare is required on all First Aberdeen buses.  For information, fares and timetables, please visit First Aberdeen.

For both services, climb off at the city centre bus station which is opposite the mainline railway station in Guild Street, Aberdeen to board a train to Dundee.

Journey times
A bus journey to the centre of Aberdeen takes about 30mins in average traffic, longer at peak times.

If you are arriving on a late flight, please check the details of the last available bus, especially at the weekends when they are less frequent.

OR

  • take a taxi from the airport:

Where to find taxis
ComCab, tel +44 (0)1224 353 535 operate a taxi service outside the front of the terminal at Aberdeen International Airport.  Turn left for the taxi rank where a taxi marshaller will assist you in getting on your way as soon as possible.  Pre-booked Comcab taxis are arranged by the Comcab booking office accessed by turning right from the main entrance.

Fares and journey times
All taxi fares are metered.  Many vehicles are fitted with Chip & PIN payment terminals (a transaction charge applies).

In light traffic, a journey to the city centre takes about 25mins and costs approximately £16 to the city centre, while a journey to the nearest railway station, Dyce, costs £6-£7 and takes 5-10mins.  Fares and journey times will be greater when traffic is heavy.  Please refer to the Approximate Charges board within the taxi shelter for more information.

Further information
Wheelchair accessible cars are also available, though need to be booked in advance by phone on +44 (0)1224 353 535, by email at supervisor@comcab-aberdeen.co.uk or online.

The nearest rail station to the airport is Dyce, which is about two miles from the terminal and easily reached by bus or taxi.  We would advise that you visit First Scotrail or National Rail Enquiries for further information on train times, fares and destinations prior to your departure (Route: Dyce/Aberdeen - Edinburgh stops at Dundee).

For passengers driving, using satellite navigation, the airport postcode is AB21 7DU.

Edinburgh Airport is 8 miles (12km) west of the city centre.

Edinburgh's main rail stations, Waverley and Haymarket are in the city centre.

You can get a train to Dundee by either:

  • hopping on one of two buses that operate between the airport and Edinburgh city centre:

Where to catch buses
Buses to Edinburgh city centre depart from the terminal forecourt, outside the main entrance hall (operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a journey time of about 25-30mins to Waverley Bridge in normal traffic).

Bus fares and timetables are subject to change, therefore please check with the relevant operator in advance using the links below:

Airport bus services

Airlink 100 (Stance 19) express bus services runs from the airport to Waverley Bridge (near Princes Street and the main rail and bus stations).  Frequency of the Airlink 100 is every 10mins (early services every 20mins) and tickets cost approx £3.50 for a single, £6.00 for a return (reductions for children) and can be bought from the airport information desk, at the bus stop, from the driver or in advance online. Please note only return tickets are available to book online.

N22 Night bus (Stance 19) runs from the airport via South Gyle to the city centre and on to Ocean Terminal in Leith between 00:47 and 04:17, 7 days a week.  Frequency of the N22 Night bus is every 30mins with a £3.00 flat fare (unlimited travel for one night).

Climb off at Waverley Bridge, near Princess Street and Edinburgh's main railway station (Waverley) to board a train to Dundee (this stop is on the bus route from airport to city centre).

Journey times
A bus journey to the centre of Edinburgh takes about 30mins to Waverley Bridge in average traffic, longer at peak times.

Travelling onwards by rail
Combined train and bus tickets are available for purchase from the vending machines at UK Arrivals or from any rail station in Scotland.  The RailBus ticket includes your bus to Waverley or Haymarket, then onward rail travel to your final destination.

Onward journey information
There are several information points located in the terminal to help you with your onward travel options.  Each provides airport bus information, and an interactive journey planner to find the best way of getting you to your destination by public transport.

Onward travel information points locations:

 -  International reclaim hall
 -  International arrivals area
 -  Domestic/UK reclaim hall - with RailBus ticket vending machine

Edinburgh Airport terminal map

OR

  • take a taxi from the airport:

Where to find taxis
There are two options for taxis and cabs at Edinburgh Airport, and ranks are located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park, directly opposite the Terminal.  Taxis can be booked in advance or picked up at the rank.

 1.  Pre-booked private hire taxis can be arranged via Edinburgh City Private Hire and travel with them must be booked in advance.  A desk is located within Domestic Arrivals and an office by the pick-up area in the multi-storey car park where you can book a taxi. Larger groups can be accommodated.  To book a taxi in advance, please complete the online booking form, or call +44 (0)844 448 8576.

 2.  Official Airport Black Cabs do not need to be pre-booked and can seat 5-6 people with modest amounts of luggage.

Passengers arranging pre-booked taxis from other areas will find the collection point/rank is located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park, directly opposite the Terminal.

Fares and journey times
The average fare to the city centre/railway station is around £20, and typically takes about 25mins.  Many taxis are wheelchair accessible.

OR

  • taking the new Edinburgh tram system:

Construction of the new Edinburgh tram system is well under way and will become operational in May 2014.  The tram will run every 10mins and link the airport to the city centre.  There will also be interchanges at Gogar, Edinburgh Park and Haymarket railway stations.  Other stops include Murrayfield Stadium and Princes Street.

Tram information from the City of Edinburgh Council

We would advise that you visit First Scotrail or National Rail Enquiries for further information on train times, fares and destinations prior to your departure (Route: Edinburgh - Aberdeen/Dyce stops at Dundee).

For passengers driving, using satellite navigation, the airport postcode is EH12 9DN.

Glasgow Airport is about 8 miles west of the city centre and just 2 minutes from the nearest town, Paisley.

You can get a train to Dundee by either:

  • hopping on Glasgow Airport's official shuttle that operates between the airport and central Glasgow:

Where to catch buses
Buses to Glasgow city centre depart from the terminal forecourt, outside the main entrance hall.

Bus fares and timetables are subject to change, therefore please check with the relevant operator in advance using the link below:

Airport bus services

First's 500 Glasgow Shuttle (Stance 1) operates up to every 10mins, 24 hours a day and provides you with the most direct service between the airport and Glasgow city centre with links to Glasgow’s two main rail stations - Central and Queen Street - and the main bus terminus, Buchanan Bus Station.  Tickets cost approx £6.00 for an adult single, *£8.00 for an adult same day return and *£8.50 for an open adult return (*terms and conditions apply).

Climb off at Glasgow's Queen Street Station to board a train to Dundee.

Journey times
The First 500 Glasgow Shuttle has a journey time of approximately 25mins to Glasgow city centre in average traffic, longer at peak times.

All buses are low-floor for easy accessibility and have luggage racks.  Free wi-fi access is also provided on Glasgow Shuttle buses to help you make the most of your journey time.

Travelling onwards by rail
Combined train and bus tickets are available for purchase from any rail station in Scotland.

OR

  • take a taxi from the airport to Glasgow city centre / Queen Street Station:

Glasgow Airport Taxi Services are the official provider of licensed taxis at Glasgow Airport and are the only taxi company that can pick you up and drop you off at the terminal doors.  All their cars have disabled access and can take credit card transactions.

Where to find taxis
Their desk and taxi rank are located outside the terminal building, a short walk from UK Arrivals.

Fares and journey times
Taxi drivers are obliged to meter the entire journey and publish their scale of charges.  The approximate fare from Glasgow Airport to the city centre is £20-£22 (as regulated by Renfrewshire Council), depending on traffic.  Prices for longer journeys may be negotiated with the driver.

We would advise that you visit First Scotrail or National Rail Enquiries for further information on train times, fares and destinations prior to your departure (Route: Glasgow - Aberdeen/Dyce stops at Dundee).

For passengers driving, using satellite navigation, the airport postcode is PA3 2SW.

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