If travelling to the region by ferry, it is possible to take your car with you. However there are plenty of opportunities to rent a vehicle once you arrive here. Taxi hire and car rental services are available at Aberdeen Airport and in the city and larger towns.
Aberdeenshire’s quiet country roads make cycling a fantastic way of exploring the region. You can either bring your own bike or hire one once you arrive here.
If you’re considering travelling by bike, take a look at our advice on cycling in Scotland.
Why not leave the car behind and let someone else do the driving for you? Aberdeen City and Shire enjoys a good network of local bus services. First operate a high frequency network of services across Aberdeen City and offers a range of unlimited daily travel and season tickets to suit passengers of all requirements.
There are also a number of companies such as Stagecoach that operate tours around different parts of the region including Royal Deeside.
There are frequent trains from Aberdeen to Inverness with stops at Dyce, Inverurie, Insch and Huntly.