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Aberdeen Airport FAQ Hub

Planning a trip to Aberdeen airport? Browse our Frequently Asked Questions, on everything from parking to airlines, so you know what to expect.

Aberdeen Airport Parking

How much does it cost to park at Aberdeen Airport?

Many factors will influence how much it costs to park at Aberdeen airport - type of parking (on-site v.s off-site, for example), time of year and how far in advance you booked, to name just a few. When you pre-book with Holiday Extras, Aberdeen airport parking prices start from just £43.19.

Take a look at pre-booked and turn up Aberdeen airport parking prices below.

Aberdeen Airport Parking Prices (Pre-booked)
Aberdeen Airport Car Parks Price for 1 week*
Airparks Express £43.19 Never Beaten on Price Flextras Booking Benefit
Purple Parking Express £43.19 Never Beaten on Price Flextras Booking Benefit
Holiday Extras Express £43.19 Never Beaten on Price Flextras Booking Benefit
Aberdeen Airport Long Stay £74.99 (Not bookable here)
Aberdeen Airport Short Stay £89.99 (Not bookable here)
Aberdeen Airport Priority Parking £88.99 (Not bookable here)

*The prices listed here are examples for 7 day's parking from 12th to 19th February, 2023. They are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change.

Aberdeen Airport Priority Parking - Turn Up Prices
Duration Price*
20 minutes £5.20
1 hour £10.40
90 minutes £16.90
Up to 4 hours £23.40
24 hours £56.00
Each additional day or part thereof thereafter £52.00
Aberdeen Airport Short Stay - Turn Up Prices
Duration Price*
20 minutes £4.00
1 hour £8.00
90 minutes £13.00
4 hours £18.00
24 hours £40.00
Aberdeen Airport Long Stay - Turn Up Prices
Duration Price*
Up to 24 hours £28.00
2 days £56.00
3 days £75.00
4 days £92.00
5 days £100.00
6 days £108.00
Per day or part of thereafter £8.00

Aberdeen Airport Pick Up

Can I pick someone up from Aberdeen Airport?

If you're picking up someone from Aberdeen airport, there are 2 parking options to choose from:

Want to park within walking distance of the terminal? Opt for the Aberdeen Short Stay car park.

Want FREE pick up parking? Head to the Aberdeen airport Long Stay car park.

Pick Up Parking Aberdeen Airport

Key facts about Short Stay

  • The Short Stay car park is the closest you can pick someone up from the terminal - you're just a 2-minute walk away
  • Prices start from £4.00 for 20 minutes
  • Blue Badge holders can park for FREE in the Short Stay car park for 30 minutes
  • This multi-storey car park has undercover space so you and your car will be protected from the elements
Aberdeen Airport Short Stay Prices
Duration Price*
20 minutes £4.00
1 hour £8.00
90 minutes £13.00
4 hours £18.00
24 hours £40.00

Key facts about Long Stay

  • There's FREE parking for 30 minutes
  • Catch a shuttle bus to and from the terminal - transfers are FREE and take 5 minutes
  • Shuttle buses are wheelchair accessible for special assistance customers
Aberdeen Airport Long Stay - Turn Up Prices
Duration Price*
Up to 30 minutes FREE
Up to 24 hours £28.00

Aberdeen Airport Drop Off

Do you have to pay to drop off at Aberdeen Airport?

Aberdeen airport offers both FREE drop off parking and options that are located closer to the terminal for a small charge. Take a look at all the Aberdeen drop off options below:
Aberdeen Airport Drop Off Options & Charges
Car Park Distance to terminal Duration Price*
Aberdeen Long Stay 5-minute shuttle bus Up to 30 mins FREE
Aberdeen Short Stay 1-3 minute walk 20 minutes
1 hour
Express Drop Off 1 minute walk 10 minutes
30 minutes
1 hour


General Aberdeen Airport Information

How early should I get to Aberdeen Airport?

Aberdeen airport recommends that you arrive about 2 to 3 hours before your flight departs, to allow plenty of time to check-in and pass through security.

Can you get a PCR test at Aberdeen Airport?

Yes. Aberdeen airport has partnered up with TAC Healthcare Group Ltd (TAC) to offer onsite PCR testing for passengers.

What airlines fly out of Aberdeen?

Take a look at the full list of airlines that fly out of Aberdeen airport below:
  • airBaltic
  • BH Air
  • British Airways
  • Eastern Airways
  • flybe
  • KLM
  • Loganair
  • Ryanair
  • SAS
  • TUI
  • Wideroe
  • Wizz Air

What London airports fly to Aberdeen?

Luton, Heathrow, Gatwick and London City all offer direct flights to Aberdeen.

Do I need a passport to fly from London to Aberdeen?

Photo ID such as a valid driver's licence, should be enough for domestic flights within the UK, however, the rules can vary for each airline so it's important to check this in advance, as you may still require a passport.

How many terminals does Aberdeen airport have?

Aberdeen airport has one passenger terminal which has two floors.

*Prices correct at time of writing.