Highland Perthshire Transport Information – Buses, Trains & Taxis

Highland Perthshire is ideally located on the main road and rail communication systems from Central Scotland to and from the north of Scotland.

Perth and Kinross Council web site transport – provides all the bus time table details for the bus services throughout Highland Perthshire.

Elizabeth Yules Bus from RannochBuses from Pitlochry to & from – Kinlochrannoch and Rannoch Station.

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.

Highland Perthshire Main Road Network

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

Virgin London train at Pitlochry StationIronically Highland Perthshire boasts two of the main rail lines with trains from central Scotland and south from England passing through the area:-

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.)


Edinburgh Airport where many people arrive and travel to PitlochryInverness 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.