Travelling around Scotland

Getting around in Scotland

Thinking about travelling around Scotland during Doors Open Days in September? You're in luck! Getting around Scotland with public transport is quick, cheap and easy.

Journey Planner – provides journey planning information for all of Scotland

Train - There is a regular train service in both the west and east of the country and trains every 15 minutes link the central belt cities and towns.

Bus - Buses are regular and cover urban and rural areas. For routes and timetables check the providers below. Please note that this list is not extensive; private bus companies may run on similar routes.

Coach - Coach buses are a cheap and easy way to travel between cities in Scotland.

Ferry - Use ferries to travel to and between Scotland's islands.

Car - Car hire is available from many international car hire firms from Scotland's airports. Many have offices in cities and towns.

Doors Open Days is a great reason to come to Scotland, but there are also a wealth of wonderful sites and events to explore throughout the year.  Head to for inspiration and advice.