Cheap Flights to Aberdeen

Aberdeen overview

When is the best time to book a flight to Aberdeen?

Peak season:

Cheap flights to Aberdeen are relatively easy to find throughout the year and although the peak season is around June and July, the price of flight tickets doesn’t fluctuate too much. The weather is warmer and driest during June and July making it an ideal time to book your flights to Aberdeen. If you visit in July you have the chance to see the Aberdeen Highland Games which is classed as Aberdeen’s most spectacular event. It boasts highland dancing, parades, tug-o-war championships and more. Make sure to book your flights to Aberdeen a month or two before you want to visit to ensure you’re not paying above the average. Spring and autumn is also a great time to visit, you can expect more rain but tourism is lower so there are less crowds and you’ll find cheaper deals on accommodation and flight tickets.

Off Season:

November through to February is classed as the off season due to the cold and wet weather that batters the city. The days become very short too, but you will find the cheapest flights to Aberdeen during the winter. From November to January there is the Aberdeen Winter Festival which is worth a visit if you want a winter holiday away. Secure your flight tickets in advance and book your accommodation early to get the best deals on flights to Aberdeen.

When is the best time to book a flight to Aberdeen?

Book your flights to Aberdeen at least a month or two in advance, or earlier if you can, especially if you are going whilst there is a festival or event on. During the winter there is less need to book as early as the prices of flight tickets are relatively cheap throughout the period. If you can be flexible with your dates then you’ll find the cheapest flights to Aberdeen, notable times to book for would be late spring and throughout the Summer as you can enjoy the warmer weather and long days.

How long is the flight to Aberdeen?

Flights from London to Aberdeen: 1 hour 25 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Aberdeen: 1 hour 20 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen: 1 hour 30 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Aberdeen?

The main airlines that operate flights to Aberdeen are easyJet, FlyBE and British Airways. Although there aren’t dozens of different airlines offering cheap flights to Aberdeen, you can still find competitive prices on flight tickets. British Airways are generally slightly more expensive but they do provide a good level of comfort and complimentary snacks and drinks through the flight. On the other hand easyJet normally provide cheap flight tickets for a slightly lower standard of comfort. It’s worth doing a bit of research to see what each airline charges for checked in baggage as this can sometimes make a cheap flight suddenly expensive.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is around 11km North-West of the centre, making transport rather easy to get there. First Aberdeen and Stagecoach Bluebird both provide buses from the airport to the city at a cheap price, they do run less frequently at night and on weekends so it’s best to check their timetables online first before you depart. There is a train you can get too but you’ll need to jump in a taxi first to get there, or you could just get a taxi to the city centre from outside the airport, although this will be more expensive than the alternatives. You could opt to rent a car too which is a great idea if you plan on visiting the surrounding areas of Scotland whilst you are on your holiday.

Aberdeen insider information

Have a read of this airport guide so that you’re not left scratching your head after your flights to Aberdeen.

A must-visit place is the Maritime Museum which at certain times in the past has been named the Scottish museum of the year.

In the SouthWest of Aberdeen is Storybook Glen, a fantastic theme park for families to enjoy.

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Airports for Aberdeen

How much do things cost in Aberdeen?

Transport
Taxi - fixed fee
QAR 48.44
One-way ticket (local transport)
QAR 46.58
1 hour taxi waiting fee
QAR 428.54
1 km taxi journey
QAR 22.54
Markets
Large bottle of water
QAR 23.76
A dozen eggs
QAR 32.14
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike shoes
QAR 1252.49
Pair of jeans
QAR 1155.19
Restaurants
Cheap meal
QAR 223.59
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
QAR 15.71
Meal at McDonald's or similar
QAR 102.48
Cappuccino
QAR 51.05
How much does a beer cost in Aberdeen?
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
QAR 31
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
QAR 33
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
QAR 65
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
QAR 65

International departures to Aberdeen

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