main bus station [map]
is situated at Guild Street, close to the train station in the
city centre. From here you can get buses to various tourist destinations
in and around Aberdeenshire and the Grampian Highlands.
provides the majority of the city’s bus services and nearly
all their routes pass through Union Street [map]
and most bus stops now have real-time passenger information systems,
similar to that provided by London Underground.
Some of the more useful services for visitors include route 27, from
the city centre to Aberdeen Airport, routes one and two, which travel
from Garthdee to Bridge of Don every ten minutes via the city centre,
and route 40, which connects Kingswells Park and Ride and AECC Park
and Ride stops to the city centre.
For further information, call FirstAberdeen's Busline on +44 (0) 1224
Those coming from further afield would perhaps be best checking out
the services offered by National Express, which helps to connect
Aberdeen to other major UK cities.
Leaving from the main bus station, National Express coaches travel
directly to a number of cities, including London and Manchester, while
Scottish CityLink offers coach services within Scotland, with
direct services from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Dundee.
National Express and CityLink combined provide connecting services
to cities such as Birmingham, Liverpool and Cardiff, and there are
regular services from Aberdeen to Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
For more information on National Express telephone (+44) 08705 808080
or log on to www.gobycoach.com.
For details on coach services within Scotland contact Scottish CityLink
on 08705 505050 or visit the website at www.citylink.co.uk.