Highland Perthshire Transport
Highland Perthshire is ideally located on the main road and rail communication systems from Central Scotland to and from the north of Scotland.
Bespoke Highland Car Tours (Tel: 07979 412831) based in Pitlochry, offers a fully insured qualified chauffer/driver/guide for the Highland Perthshire area. Your personal driver guide, Ronnie Owens is a former Police Officer and has over a decade of experience within the tourism sector. Tours for up to 4 persons, are tailored to the clients tastes and interests. They can include, history, castles, distilleries, wildlife etc, or why not just sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Highland Perthshire and beyond.
Highland Odyssey, Pitlochry Tourist Guide – (Tel: 01796 474404 or 07837714561) Guided Tours for up to 7 people in a comfortable VW Minibus. Allan Stewart has lived in this part of the Highlands for over 15 years and has known the area much longer, he will share all he has learnt with you. He is also an enthusiastic hillwalker, enjoys skiing, and has a good local history knowledge. Tours from half a day ( 4 hours ) to whatever suits the customer.
Perth and Kinross Council web site transport – provides all the bus time table details for the bus services throughout Highland Perthshire.
Elizabeth Yules Buses Tel: 01796 472290) – Operate the buses from Pitlochry to Tummel, and Kinlochrannoch.
Broons Buses (Tel: – 01882 632331) – Operated by Gordon Brown at Rannoch for buses to and from Kinloch Rannoch to Rannoch Station, meeting up with Yules buses from Pitlochry.
The Highland Perthshire towns of Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl are all located on the main trunk road connecting Edinburgh and Glasgow in Central Scotland to the north of Scotland.
Coaches and Buses to, from, and in Highland Perthshire – being on the main road network, the area is served well by regular national coach carriers. There is a local bus service too.
Main Highland Perthshire Rail network
The main Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness and the north rail route stops at Dunkeld, Pitlochry and Blair Atholl railway stations. This gives visitors to the area the opportunityto travel south from Highland Perthshire to Edinburgh, Glasgow or Stirling for the day, OR north to Aviemore, Inverness and on to the town of Wick on the north east coast of Scotland.
The main West Coast Highland rail line to Fort William stops at Rannoch Station, affording visitors to Highland Perthshire the opportunity to catch trains to Fort William and Mallaig on the west coast of Scotland. (This image shows the ‘Royal Scotsman’ calling at Rannoch Station.)
Inverness airport is approximately 100 miles north – about 1hr and 45 minutes away. Edinburgh, to the south east, is about 70 miles away or 1 hr 30 minutes. Glasgow airport is about 2hrs 15 minutes away to the south west.