north east scotland's festival of new music

travel information

Travel information is provided here with directions for reaching Aberdeen by road, by rail and by air. Elsewhere in this site, the venue section gives detail of the individual locations in use for the sound festival, along with maps for their locations.

by road
Aberdeen is accessible by road from Edinburgh or Glasgow in around two and a half hours. From Glasgow take the M8/M80-A80/M9-A9 north to Perth or from Edinburgh the A90-M90 north to Perth, and then the A90 trunk road to Aberdeen. Alternatively from Perth, take the more scenic A93 over Glenshee and via Braemar.
by rail
There is an overnight sleeper service from London to Aberdeen, hourly trains from Glasgow and Edinburgh or direct services from London, Birmingham, Plymouth, Newcastle, York.
by air
Aberdeen Airport is situated 7 miles north west of the city. It is served by flights from throughout the UK, including daily flights to and from London, as well as international destinations such as Amsterdam, Dublin, Esbjerg, Paris and Stavanger.