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Buses to and from the 'Special Events'

Bus Pick-Up Times and Locations

  • Transportation is only provided for special events.  Delegates are asked to walk or take public transit to the main congress activities at the University of Aberdeen and the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).  If you miss the bus for a special event, please make your own way there.

Buses will pick up and drop off at the following locations:

  • Aberdeen City Centre:  Market Street (at the Douglas Hotel - AB11 5EL)
  • Crombie Halls:  on College Bounds, across from the Crombie Halls Entrance, University of Aberdeen
  • Hillhead Student Village:  main parking lot, off Don Street, Aberdeen
  • AECC:  Holiday Inn Aberdeen Exhibition Centre main entrance

Special Events

Precongress Workshop:  James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, AB15 8QH (01224 395 000)

Pick up Monday August 17:  8:45 am AECC, 9 am Hillhead, 9:15 am Crombie, 9:30 am City Centre

Return on Monday August 17: departing James Hutton Institute at 5:30 pm

Pick up Tuesday August 18:  7:45 am AECC, 8:00 am Hillhead, 8:15 am Crombie, 8:30 City Centre

Transit to ESRS 2015 Opening Ceremonies:  Departing James Hutton Institute at 2:40 pm

Whisky Tasting Evening: The Ashvale Restaurant,  42-48 Great Western Road, Aberdeen, AB10 6PY (01224 596 981)

Pick up on Wednesday August 19:  6:30 pm AECC, 6:45 pm Hillhead, 7 pm Crombie, 7:15 City centre

Return on Wednesday August 19:  10:30 pm

Congress Dinner: Beach Ballroom - Beach Promenade, Aberdeen AB24 5NR (01224 647647)

Pick up on Friday August 21:  6 pm AECC, 6:15 pm Hillhead, 6:30 pm Crombie, City Centre 6:45 pm

  • The Beach Ballroom is a 10 minute walk from the city centre – if it’s good weather, feel free to walk down via the Beach Boulevard and enjoy the esplanade.

Return on Friday August 21:  11 pm, 11:30 pm, 12 am, 12:15 am to all pick up locations