Venue & Travel
P&J Live is Aberdeen’s brand new state-of-the-art event complex. With 48,000 sqm of flexible event space, it is a world-class conference and exhibition facility and arena.
P&J Live is located close to Aberdeen International Airport, six miles northwest of the city centre, and just a few short minutes from the city’s new western peripheral route. You can reach the venue using a range of transport options.
P&J Live is only 1.5 miles (15 – 30 minute walk, depending on your pace) from both Aberdeen International Airport and Dyce Train Station. With many paths surrounding the complex.
P&J Live is conveniently situated for motorists, about 6 miles north-west of the city centre and easily reached from the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness road, or via the AWPR. Please note that if you are travelling by road many of the signs for the venue still refer to it as the AECC instead of P&J Live. They will still take you to the correct venue however.
There are over 2,000 car park spaces on site at P&J Live. Onsite parking rates are available on the P&J website here. If you are exhibiting at Subsea Expo, there is free parking available; exhibitors will be emailed this information by Subsea UK.
First and Stagecoach standard services will run through the event complex daily. P&J Live will also be served by the ‘Gig & Go’ bus services operated by First. https://www.pandjlive.com/visiting/bus
P&J Live is just 1.5 miles from Aberdeen International Airport, the UK’s most regionally connected airport, operating 22 flights daily from London and over 40 connections across the globe. https://www.aberdeenairport.com
P&J Live is just 1.5 miles from Dyce Train Station which offers regular connections north and south for event visitors travelling by rail. https://www.pandjlive.com/visiting/rail
Visitors arriving into Aberdeen by boat disembark at the city centre’s harbour. Click below for further information on timetables, ferry operators and reservations. https://www.northlinkferries.co.uk/ports/aberdeen
Drop-off & Pick-up
A drop-off and pick-up point is situated outside P&J Live.
Park & Ride
Aberdeen City Council provides three park and ride facilities within the city and shire. The sites are situated on major routes into the city from Kingswells, Bridge of Don and Craibstone. Please check timetables ahead of Subsea Expo to see which routes will be in operation. https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/roads-transport-and-parking/public-transport/park-and-ride
There is a taxis pick-up and drop-off point located on the P&J Live site, as well as a dedicated taxi rank in operation during major events. Some local companies include Westhill Taxis and PGM.
P&J Live features two on-site hotels are perfect for event delegates seeking the most convenient place to stay – the Hilton and Aloft.
Hilton Aberdeen P&J Live
Ideally located next to Aberdeen International Airport and P&J Live, the adjoining 4-star Hilton hotel puts you at the centre of some of the biggest events in Scotland. Experience a warm, welcoming stay with outstanding service in a stylish room or suite, dine in the Quarter House Grill or simply unwind with a luxurious treatment in the spa.
The Hilton Aberdeen P&J Live hotel has 200 bedrooms, an executive lounge, restaurant, spa and a suite of small meetings and event spaces.
Aloft Aberdeen P&J Live
The Aloft Aberdeen P&J Live is located just a 10 minute walk from Aberdeen Airport and based on site of P&J Live. Experience the eclectic design, with open and vibrant social spaces. The latest technology sets Aloft Aberdeen P&J Live apart from anywhere else you have stayed. Slide up to the WXYZ bar, tune in to the music and enjoy the cool urban vibe. Mix, mingle and sip on crafted signature cocktails, grab an informal bite to eat while enjoying the fast & free WiFi, or pick up your cue for a game of pool. Spark great ideas in the sleek Tactic meeting spaces. Sprint into the Re:charge Gym and stretch, lift, cross train or pump – day or night.
Breeze into the Loft Rooms at the end of the day and rest easy in the plush signature platform beds. Cast films, games and music direct from your personal devices to the 49” LCD TV to maximise work and play. Enjoy custom Aloft bath amenities by Bliss® Spa, experience walk-in showers with rainfall shower-heads and more. The 150 bedroom, 3-star Aloft hotel is based on site and is the first of its kind in Scotland, featuring contemporary urban-style interiors, cutting edge technologies and live-music programming.
Crown Plaza & Holiday Inn
Located by the airport and connected to P&J Live via a short bus ride, these hotels are in a convenient location for delegates to Subsea Expo.