The Aberdeen Beach Ballroom is an art deco building which overlooks the Aberdeen sea front. The venue was opened in 1929 and it is home to one of Scotland’s finest dance floors – famous for its bounce – which floats on fixed steel springs.
The Beach Ballroom is about a twenty minute walk from the city centre along the main beach road, the Beach Boulevard.
The Beach Ballroom is the venue for the ITiCSE 2019 Pre-Conference Reception, to be held on the evening of Sunday 14th July.
It is also the venue for the conference dinner on Tuesday 16th July.
Travel to Aberdeen City Centre
Aberdeen Airport is seven miles north-west of the city centre, on the A96 near Dyce. Here are your travel options, with links to further information.Aberdeen International Airport website
Taxis are available for hire on the terminal forecourt or via the ComCab booking office. The journey takes about 15 minutes in normal traffic and the fare is usually around £16.
Aberdeen Airport taxis
First Aberdeen and Stagecoach Bluebird both run buses between the airport and city centre. The timetabled journey is about 30 minutes in normal traffic. Fewer buses run at weekends and at night, so please check the timetables beforehand.
Aberdeen Airport buses
The nearest rail station, Dyce, is a short taxi ride from the airport. Trains from Dyce reach Aberdeen in about ten minutes and a standard Anytime single ticket costs £2.20.
Aberdeen Airport by train
It takes about 15 minutes to drive into central Aberdeen in normal traffic via the A96 Inverness-Aberdeen road. Car rental companies have desks in the arrivals area of the terminal.
Aberdeen Airport by car
Aberdeen Airport parking
Aberdeen Airport car hire
Visitors to the United Kingdom, especially those from the North America or Europe, may often find some of the language unfamiliar despite an extensive knowledge of the English vocabulary spoken in their own regions.
While, in general, the Irish, Australians, and New Zealanders will usually get by just fine, we present a short glossary of terms which other visitors may hear during their stay in Britain.