A number of local COVID-19 vaccination centres have been set up across Grampian. Your invitation letter will state which centre your appointment is at.
Local Drop-In Clinics
Vaccination Centres may have availability for walk in appointments on specific days/times for first doses only – information on local drop-in clinic details can be found here.
Centres have been set up in the following areas:
If you want to find out about public transport go to the Traveline Scotland website on www.travelinescotland.com or call them on 0871 200 2233. You can check the latest Stagecoach timetables at www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/national/covid-temporary-timetables. If you are struggling to work out how to get to your appointment you can call THInC on 01467 536111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for advice
For appointments at Aberdeen City Vaccination Centre at Bon Accord:
Travelling by Bus:
You will be able to plan your journey using the following link to First Bus “Journey Planner”
The following bus Routes will take you close to the Vaccination Centre either via the Gallowgate or St Andrew’s Street. All other bus routes will take you the city centre.
Gallowgate Bus Stops
No. 11 – Northfield – Hazelhead – Northfield – Berryden – Gallowgate – Union Street – Albyn Place – Queens Road – Hazelhead Gardens
No. 727 – Union Square to Aberdeen Airport
Union Square – Gallowgate – Kittybrewster – Woodside – Bucksburn – TECA – Airport
No 20 – Hillhead Halls – Balnagask Torry
Hillhead Halls – Old Aberdeen – Kingstreet – St Machar Drive – Elphistone Aberdeen University – Spital/ Froghall – Gallowgate – Union Street – Market Street – Torry – Wellington Road – Girdleness Road – Balnagask.
St Andrew Street Bus Stops
No 17A – Asda at Dyce – Kincorth
Asda Dyce – Stoneywood – Bankhead – Bucksburn – Woodside – Kittybrewster – St Andrews Street – Union Street – Crown Street – Ferryhill – Duthie Park – Gt Southern Rd – Kincorth – Provost Watt Drive – Faulds Gate – Gardner Drive – Nigg Way
No 19 – Tillydrone – Peterculter
Tillydrone Gordon Mills Rd – Tillydrone Avenue – Kittybrewster – George Street – St Andrews Street – Castlegate – Market Street – Union Street – Holburn Street – Mannofield – Gt Western Road – Braeside – North Deeside Road – Cults – Bieldside – Milltimber – Peterculter.
No 3 Mastrick – Cove / Ferryhill (Via ARI)
Mastrick – North Anderson Drive – Foresterhill Road – ARI – Westburn Road – Midstocket – Rosemount – Blackfriers St – St Andrews Street / Gallgowgate – Market Street – Torry (Menzies Road / Wellington Road) – Tullos – Altens – Cove Bay – Ferryhill.
No 12 – Northfield – Balnagask
Provost Rust – Cummings Park – Kittybrewster – Berryden -,St Andrews Street – Castlegate – Market Street – Torry – Nigg Bay – Balnagask
|The Vaccination Centre is also around a 5 minute walk from Union Street for all buses stops within the city centre.|
Car Parking is available at the following sites in the vicinity of the Vaccination Centre. Please note that car parking on these sites are chargeable as per car parking charges.
What to know when attending your COVID-19 vaccination appointment:
Please attend your appointment promptly and bring your appointment letter with you.
You will need to wear a face covering at all times.
Attending your vaccine appointment is classed as essential travel. Your appointment letter will include information on the relevant travel options.
In all cases you should attend appointments alone unless you require the assistance of a carer. A carer may attend the appointment for support and both you and they should wear a face covering.
Follow the COVID-19 safety measures in place in each venue. This will include queue management, direction signs on floors and walls, and spacing of chairs.
We ask you to respect the privacy of all vaccination staff and those attending appointments – please do not take photos or videos inside the vaccination centres.
Once you have received your injection, please wait in the recovery area for 15 minutes.
Your vaccinator will provide you with aftercare advice. Please follow this carefully.
Language Line is available at all vaccination appointments. This is a telephone-based interpretation service which gives staff access to expert interpreters, on the telephone, in 60-90 seconds, for over 170 different languages.
- Portable hearing loops
- A quiet space/room
- All sites are wheelchair accessible
- All sites have access to language line
Visit our FAQ section for answers to any further questions you may have concerning the vaccine and appointments.
Having your COVID-19 vaccination
Watch our information videos below to find out what happens at a local vaccination centre:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit our FAQs page
Your local NHS health board will be in touch with you to arrange your vaccination appointment when you are eligible.
It's important not to contact the NHS or your GP practice for a vaccination before then.
The public have an important part to play:
- Please don’t contact the NHS to seek a vaccine, we will contact you;
- When we do contact you, please attend your booked appointments; and
- Please continue to follow all the guidance to control the virus and save lives.
Your Questions Answered
We all have questions about when and where we can receive our vaccination. How many there will be? How long between injections? Are there side effects?
To find out the answers to these questions and many more please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page
If you have received an appointment for vaccination and need to make any changes please call the number noted in the appointment letter.
National Coronavirus Helpline
NHS Inform have set up a free helpline, 0800 030 8013, to help with any general advice on coronavirus or the coronavirus vaccine.
The helpline is open from 8.00am to 8.00pm each day.
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