London Heathrow to Aberdeen

With a prosperous oil and fish industry thanks to its North Sea location, Aberdeen is a popular destination for business travellers, but there are plenty of reasons to take flights to Aberdeen for leisure too. A cosmopolitan city with stylish bars, fine restaurants, a rich culture and arts scene and stunning Scottish scenery just a few miles from the centre, every type of traveller finds something to amaze in Aberdeen. What's more, from Aberdeen airport you can fly on to many exciting worldwide destinations including Reykjavik, Dubrovnik, Ibiza, Oslo and Venice, so you're well-connected after your flight from London Heathrow.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Aberdeen to London page.

For tips and guidance about your trip from London Heathrow to Aberdeen, see our sections below. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Getting to London Heathrow for your flight with Flybe to Aberdeen couldn't be easier. Only 15 miles from central London, Heathrow is easy to find to the west, with excellent public transport links, ample parking at all terminals and even hotels on site. For full details, visit our Getting to London Heathrow Airport page.

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London Heathrow Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay, long stay and Business parking
  • Book in advance via Flybe.com or book now
  • Public transport
  • Bus, coach, train and Underground links from in and around central London
  • Free WiFi throughout each Terminal
  • Fast Track services for eligible passengers
  • Bookable airport lounges, bedrooms and spa
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Premium and designer shopping and Duty Free

For more detailed information, visit our dedicated London Heathrow Airport information page.

Check-in and bag drop at London Heathrow

We recommend that you check-in online before your flight from London Heathrow to Aberdeen wherever possible. However if you are unable to do so, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport, free of charge. Read more here about the check-in options available by airport.

Terminal 2 - Facilities before Security

  • Café and restaurant
  • Excess Baggage Company

Terminal 2 - Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Plaza Premium Lounge

Retailers:

  • Duty Free
  • Fashion and accessories
  • Audio, electrical and music
  • Health and beauty
  • Newsagents

Did You Know?

Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport is also known as 'The Queen's Terminal', as it was officially opened by The Queen on 23rd June 2014. It replaced the very first passenger building at London Heathrow, which was also opened by The Queen in 1955.

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Aberdeen Airport Arrivals

At a glance:

  • 7 miles from city centre
    15 minutes drive to city centre in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    Buses run to/from the airport.
    Trains run from Dyce station, 2 miles away, and can be reached by taxi.
  • Taxi stand
  • Car hire
    Book now through our preferred partners Avis or Budget
  • Free wifi throughout
  • Cafés and restaurants
    In Arrivals area
  • Newsagents and bureau de change
    In Arrivals area

To find out more, visit our dedicated Aberdeen Airport information page and browse other flights to Aberdeen.

Visiting Aberdeen

A vibrant hub of culture in Scotland, you'll find plenty of ways to fill your downtime after your flight to Aberdeen. Below you'll find inspiration on where to stay in Aberdeen, things to do during your time in the city, and not forgetting where to eat and drink for an authentic taste of local life!

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Hotels

Flybe works in partnership with Booking.com to make it even easier for you to find the perfect hotel in Aberdeen. Whether you're seeking a little luxury for your business trip from London Heathrow Airport, or visiting on a budget, there is accommodation in Aberdeen city centre for every type of traveller.

Things to see

An abundance of art and culture makes Aberdeen a delight for those who wish to explore, or if you want to take home a few souvenirs, hit the shops for high street shops and high-end boutiques galore. When it's time for post-business meeting drinks or to get your evening started, Aberdeen's bar scene is as lively as you'd expect from this cool city! For those who are spending a little longer here, beaches and scenic golf courses await just a few miles away.

Flybe recommends...

The Maritime Museum
Discover the fascinating story of Aberdeen's ancient relationship with the sea, and be wowed by a three-storey replica of a North Sea oil rig!

Aberdeen beach
Take a stroll in the fresh air on this beautiful 2-mile stretch of golden sand, and even test your skills at surfing or kayaking.

Golf in Aberdeen
With three municipal courses, Hazelhead, Balnagask and The Links, and over 50 more courses throughout Aberdeenshire, keen golfers can tee off whilst taking in some spectacular views.

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Bars and Restaurants

The beating heart of Aberdeen, you'll find bars, restaurants and nightlife galore on and around Union Street, and outstanding seafood restaurants around the harbour.

Flybe recommends...

The Foodstory Cafe

For vegan and vegetarian food in Aberdeen, make a stop at The Foodstory Cafe for filling, meat-free meals, as well as gluten-free options and even sugar-free cakes for the health-conscious.

The Silver Darling

Try Aberdeen's fabulous seafood for yourself at The Silver Darling, a fine dining seafood restaurant which also boasts unrivalled views over the coastline. The perfect place for an unforgettable dinner.

Casc

Fancy a pint? With what is likely to be the best craft and world beer selection in Aberdeen, you certainly will at Casc. If beer isn't your thing, try one of their over 500 Scotch whiskies instead.

Getting more from your trip to Aberdeen

If you've time to spare on your trip to Aberdeen, get more out of your stay with a spot of shopping, a night on the town with the charming locals or even a trip out of the city to discover Aberdeenshire. It's the perfect way to unwind before your flight back from Aberdeen to London Heathrow.

Flybe recommends...

Shopping

  • Head to Union Street for the best choice of your favourite high street brands
  • The West End Shopping Area boasts an irresistible choice of independent stores and boutiques
  • Take in a movie or grab lunch or dinner after shopping at the Union Square centre

Nightlife

  • Sip in style at Six Degrees North, Aberdeen's only Belgian beer bar
  • Try real Scottish ales and boutique spirits at The Tippling House
  • Shake things up with a mixology class at Orchid - the ideal icebreaker night

Beyond the city

  • Stroll among the famous Scottish countryside in Royal Deeside
  • Take a whisky distillery tour and see where the famous tipples are made
  • Add a regal touch to your visit with a trip to a Scottish castle

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Doing business in Aberdeen

The economic powerhouse of Scotland, business travellers to Aberdeen are very well catered-for. From sophisticated hotels and meeting venues to the many options for enjoying your downtime, you'll find everything you need for a very comfortable business trip from London Heathrow to Aberdeen.

Conference venues and meeting facilities

If you're flying from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen for a conference, you'll find plenty of venues around the city to accommodate you and your colleagues, from smaller and more intimate meeting facilities to glamorous venues for a special event.

Flybe recommends...

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC)

  • 10 minute drive from the city; 20 minute drive from the airport
  • Public transport links
  • Meeting rooms for groups of any size
  • State-of-the-art conference facilities
  • Event management services
  • Wifi
  • IT and audio/visual services
  • In-house catering
  • Car parking

Skene House

  • City centre location
  • Meeting rooms with audio-visual equipment
  • Free wifi
  • Flexible layouts
  • Catering
  • Air-conditioning
  • Natural daylight
  • Free secure on-site car parking

Café Coast

  • Central location
  • Meeting and training facilities
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Free wifi
  • Flexible layouts
  • Catering
  • Air-conditioning
  • Natural daylight
  • Free car parking nearby