FROM ABERDEEN CITY and ABERDEEN AIRPORT at DYCE
Follow signs for Inverness on the A96. The journey is 37 miles long and takes approximately 50 minutes to drive. Pass the BP garage on your left hand side and turn right at the next roundabout. Continue straight along this road, through the town square, past the war memorial, (the road narrows to a small tree-lined avenue), past the school playing fields on the left and the Huntly Castle Ruin on your right. The Castle Hotel entrance is directly in front of you.
Follow signs for Aberdeen on the A96. The journey is 65 miles long and takes approximately 1hr and 30 minutes to drive. At the Huntly Roundabout, turn left and continue straight along this road, through the town square, past the war memorial, (the road narrows to a small tree-lined avenue), past the school playing fields on the left and the Huntly Castle Ruin on your right. The Castle Hotel entrance is directly in front of you now.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, DELIVERIES & TRAILERS
Due to the small stature of our bridge and low arch we request all large vehicles, vehicles with trailers and deliveries to utilise our rear entrance. This may be accessed via the B9022 which intersects the main Inverness/Aberdeen Road, the A96, north of the Huntly roundabout.
Both Aberdeen and Inverness Airports are serviced by a range of domestic flight services from within both Scotland and the UK, as well as international flights from several European destinations. For further information please contact Aberdeen Airport on 0870 0400 006 or Inverness Airport on + 44 (0)1667 464000.
Both airports offer a range of car hire services and currency exchange. Listed below are the major airlines which service both Aberdeen and Inverness.
A taxi from the airport to Dyce railway station costs around £5 (where you can catch a train to Huntly) or a taxi directly to the Castle Hotel costs £40-50. Taxi Mobile : 07788 642223.
Did you know?
Aberdeen airport is the worlds largest commercial heliport, with more than 37,000 rotary wing movements serving around 468,000 passengers each year. In total, there are around 2.5 million passengers using Aberdeen Airport.
FirstScotrail offers a regular service between Inverness & Aberdeen (Huntlys nearest connection hubs) which intercept Huntly regularly. In addition to this convenient and efficient service, Scotrail also offers services between Scotlands major Cities.
For train timetables please visit www.firstgroup.com/scotrail/
Alternatively you may choose to travel overnight on board the Sleeper and arrive the following morning in the heart of the Highlands or the centre of the city. For further information of the Caledonian Sleepers visit www.firstgroup.com/scotrail/content/caledoniansleeper/
If you are travelling from England to Scotland, we recommend you visit the www.gner.co.uk
for more information.
Superfast Ferries offers a relaxing and efficient service between Edinburgh, Scotland and Zeebrugge, Belgium: a quality service that ensures good value for your money. For further information visit www.superfast.com
However, for a comprehensive range of ferry services connecting mainland Europe to a host of destinations within Scotland, please visit www.aferry.to/ferry-to-scotland-ferries.htm
Aberdeens bus terminal is located next to the train station on Guild St. National Express - http://www.nationalexpress.com
, offers daily buses from London, and Scottish Citylink - http://www.citylink.co.uk
, runs buses to and from all major Scottish towns and cities. Bluebird - http://www.stagecoachbus.com/bluebird
, Tel. +44 (0)1224 212266, are the main regional operator and run several services a day between to and from Huntly.