Last Updated: 30th June, 2023
We compare car hire prices from the leading car hire companies in Aberdeen Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fox Rent A Car, Hertz , National , Payless, Sixt. Choose from Suv's Economy and family cars all at unbeatable prices. We will shop around for you to bring you the best deals for car rental in Aberdeen.
Once you pick up you car you can travel across Scotland's famously bucolic countryside. Explore the fast-paced cities and amble through its cultural legacy.
Based on feedback from our customers who hired a car at at Aberdeen Airport, Arnold Clark Car & Van have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 8.9 out of a maximum of 10 points.
Yes you can hire a car at Aberdeen Airport with a debit card issued by a bank. Conditions of debit card use: card must be in main driver's name. MasterCard or VISA only. Debit cards must be issued by a bank, and numbers must be embossed. Please note, the deposit amount will be charged if using a debit card and associated transactions fees may apply. Maximum rental duration 28 days if using a debit card. Prepaid and electronic cards (Visa Electron) are not accepted. Be sure to check the filter for Both Credit and Debit Cards on the left side under the heading Cards Accepted At Pick-Up. This will display the car hire companies that will accept Debit Cards. Please contact us and we will be glad to explain how rent a car with a debit card
Yes, you can hire a car in Aberdeen from some car rental companies up to 99 years of age with no extra charges. Contact us we will be glad to assist you by comparing the leading car hire companies to get you the best deal.
You can hire a car at Aberdeen Airport at 21 years of age, with additional fees. Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge 36 GBP per day. Young driver's age: 23 to 24 years. Charge 32.5 GBP per day. Maximum 325 GBP. Please contact us directly and we will be glad to explain how to get the best deal for your age group.
Yes some car hire companies will allow you to take a rental car cross border, but you will need to get permission first. Please contact the local branch prior to collection of the vehicle to arrange cross border travel. 48 hours notice is required to take a vehicle cross border. There will be additional fees to cross an International border. Green Motion vehicles can only be used on the UK mainland including Scottish Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle of Man. Permission for use in Ireland* or on the continent and France will attract the following charges: The cost will be calculated as the Standard rental + £125 surcharge + £20 per part calendar day.
Yes some car hire companies will allow one way rentals, however you will need to let them know first. There will be an additional one way rental fee if you leave the car in a different location to the pick location. Cross border travel outside UK Mainland is permitted only into Shetland Islands, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. cross border fee of £125 per rental applies. The vehicle must be returned to the territory where it was rented. One way rentals from UK mainland to the Scottish islands are not allowed by Sixt.
A full licence held for minimum of 1 years with no major endorsements is required by some car rental suppliers. Many car hire suppliers will require a minimum of 2 years. UK licence holders need to present the photo card.
The principle driver will need to have the following documents in his or her name. A full licence, a credit card, the voucher we will send you when you complete your booking, and a passport. A printed version of your voucher must be produced upon arrival at the rental desk. Failure to present the voucher means the car rental agent may charge you at the local rates. With Budget rentals UK residents should also provide 2 forms of proof of address e.g. utility bills / bank statements (maximum 8 weeks old). Please note that just the original documents are accepted. Mobile phone bills or council tax bills will not be accepted. You will have to pass a security validation check by car rental agent. Please note that non UK customers must also provide two forms of proof of address (as explained above) if the Driving Licence doesn't show their address.
This will depend on the car hire supplier you select. The vast majority of cars have a full to full fuel policy, which means your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it. You can also choose pick up full return empty. This maybe more convenient if you wish to drop the car back without delays, but it will be more expensive.
This rating is taken from feedback we received from our customers that booked car hire at Aberdeen Airport. Arnold Clare Car & Van Rental have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 9.6 out of a maximum of 10 points
Airport Dyce Airport, Brent Road Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 7DW Aberdeen Scotland
6 Broomhill Road, Aberdeen, AB10 6HS Aberdeen Scotland
Aberdeen International Airport is situated 15 km from Aberdeen city centre
Airport Name: Aberdeen
Address: Aberdeen International Airport, Dyce, Aberdeen, Scotland AB21 7DU
Telephone: +44 844 481 6666
Time Zone: GMT
Coordinates: 57°12′09″N 002°11′53″W
Driving Directions to Aberdeen Airport Take the A96 Aberdeen Inverness route
Car Parking: Both Short and long term parking available
Taxi service: Comcab Taxi company opperates from outside the terminal
Train service: The nearest rail station to the airport is Dyce, which is about two miles from the airport
Bus service: Buses to Aberdeen directly in fornt of the terminal building Jet Service 727
Car Hire: Take the covered walkway to the left when exiting the main terminal.
Information Desk: Information desk is in the main terminal building, situated opposite the domestic baggage reclaim area.
Air France operated by Régional Paris-Charles de Gaulle
BMI operated by BMI Regional Birmingham, Esbjerg, Groningen, Manchester, Norwich
British Airways London-Heathrow
Eastern Airways Bergen, Bristol, Durham Tees Valley, East Midlands, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich, Oslo-Gardermoen, Scatsta, Southampton, Stavanger, Stornoway, Wick
Flybe Belfast-City, Birmingham, Exeter, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford, London-Gatwick, Southampton
Flybe operated by Loganair Cardiff Kirkwall, Sumburgh
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Amsterdam
KLM operated by KLM Cityhopper Amsterdam
Scandinavian Airlines System Stavanger
SAS operated by Cimber Sterling Copenhagen
Widerøe Bergen, Stavanger
Scotland’s third largest city, Aberdeen, is also known as the Silver City with golden Sands for most buildings in Aberdeen incorporated locally mined grey granite, which sparkles like silver.
The vibrant urban scene of Aberdeen, with tranquil beauty spots and hideaways in the neighbouring locales of Aberdeenshire makes this part of Scotland a much sought out destination for day break.
The countryside of Aberdeenshire also known for its plethora of golf courses and exquisite coastlines. There is a lot to unravel and serene landscapes with spectacular views are waiting for you to find and explore around Aberdeen.
Combining the best of urban and rural societies, Aberdeen is the perfect place for people who want to explore great locations while staying close to civilisation. Hire a car from anywhere in Aberdeen, exploring the city as if it were your turf. You can easily pick up your car from our nearest branch so sightseeing can start straight away.
There is a variety of attractions in the area from museums and galleries to railways and distilleries. With family day outs, there is always something to see and do during shopping trips and time-out amidst beautiful nature in forests and woodlands.
Begin your trip around Aberdeen by visiting St. Machar's Cathedral at The Chanonry, Aberdeen. Just three minutes away from the Cathedral is one of Aberdeen’s premier institutions, The University and King's College of Aberdeen.
While you are there, take a stroll to the Cruickshank Botanic Gardens, displaying alpine and sub-tropical collections, as well as a pleasant rock and water garden.
A drive to Brig o'Balgownie - Scotland's oldest bridge - is worth the effort. Another fine old bridge is Brig o'Dee, built over River Don. This splendid construction is located 1.4 miles from the King’s College of Aberdeen.
With the highest number of Castles than anywhere else in the UK, one understands how Aberdeen got its name as “Castle Country”.
Aberdeenshire’s quiet country roads make driving a fantastic way of exploring the region, helping to discover all this entrancing region has to offer.
While you are taking a perfect glance at the royal city, try the A93 route from Aberdeen. And what a glorious drive it will turn out to be. The journey which remains suburban until Peterculter, will turn countryside. This is the land that is widely noted for unique stone circles, bailey castles and some of Scotland's renowned tower-houses.
After you cross the River Ericht in Blairgowrie following a two-hour journey, the A93 continues in south-west direction. Right before you divert to A984, the woods mask the bank and ditches of the 1.5-mile long Cleaven Dyke, an excavated Neolithic defensive structure.
Discover a land where magnificent landscapes bump into the sea and the majestic Granite City boasts its architectural marvel and culture.
Centre Hotel is a >modern new hotel in the in city centre of Aberdeen has free Wi-Fi and a stylish decor. It is close to entertainment, nightlife, shopping, the theatre, restaurants, bars and cinema. All 14 rooms have a modern contemporary style, air conditioning, and luxurious bedding. Most en suite bathrooms have a double-ended spa bath. All rooms have a 32-inch LCD TV with Freeview and a DVD player.
The Hilton Garden Inn with an enviable location in Aberdeen centre, offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi. Just 20 minutes from Aberdeen Beach, there is an on-site restaurant. The stylish rooms feature modern en suite bathrooms with free toiletries and walk-in rain showers. Rooms also offer tea and coffee facilities and 32-inch TVs with on-demand movies. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Aberdeen Airport, Hilton Garden Inn Aberdeen City Centre is a 5-minute walk from Aberdeen Art Gallery. Aberdeen’s popular market is a 10-minute walk away, and the Old Town can be reached in 20 minutes
Bauhaus in Aberdeen city centre, is an urban boutique hotel with
modern rooms and free Wi-Fi. Rail and bus stations are within walking
distance. Bauhaus Hotel has a contemporary lounge bar with a 60-inch flat-
screen TV. All of the stylish rooms have 32-inch flat-screen HD TVs and
king-size beds. The luxurious en suite bathrooms have double power showers
and Aveda bathroom products.
Holiday Inn Express Aberdeen City Centre is a modern hotel is in Aberdeen city centre, 200 metres from the shops and restaurants of Union Street. It has some limited free parking and good-value rooms with power showers and satellite TV. The Holiday Inn Express Aberdeen City Centre is 900 metres from Aberdeen Rail Station. It is also close to Aberdeen's shops, businesses and attractions.