Delegates travelling from overseas
Scotland has five international airports that your delegates can fly to. These are:
- Aberdeen International Airport
- Edinburgh Airport
- Glasgow Airport
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport
- Inverness Airport
There are lots of destinations with direct connections to Scotland, or your delegates can catch a connecting flight via airports in the rest of the UK (London for example) and other major European, North American and Middle Eastern hubs. Some of these include:
- Europe – Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid, Reykjavik and Frankfurt.
- Middle East – Doha, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
- North America – New York, Chicago, Orlando, Philadelphia, Toronto, Calgary and Halifax.
Find out more about travelling to Scotland from overseas, including flight information.
For delegates travelling from Northern Ireland, there are direct ferry connections from Belfast and Larne to Cairnryan in Scotland.
From Europe, ferries from Amsterdam travel to Newcastle (just over an hour’s drive from the Scottish border), while ports in Rotterdam and Zeebrugge connect with Hull in England (around a 4 hour drive from the Scottish border).
Delegates travelling from Europe can also use the Channel Tunnel between Calais in France and Folkestone in England. From England, there are great train services and an extensive road network which will take them onwards to Scotland.
Delegates travelling from England and Wales
If your delegates are travelling from England or Wales, there are regular flights, as well as a wide-reaching train and road network to get them to their destination.
Read more about visiting Scotland from England and Wales.