Travel to and around the Highlands

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You can easily get to and around the Highlands using the extensive network of public transport and roads. The region may appear remote, but this beautiful part of Scotland is very accessible and is certainly worth the journey.

  • A car on a country road with the jagged Cuillin Hills behind it
    Driving past the Cuillin Hills, Isle of Skye, Highlands
  • A Citylink bus drives past a stretch of water, with trees, hills and stormy clouds in the background
    Citylink bus service, passing the Corran Ferry, enroute to Fort William
A car touring near Lochinver, near Sutherland

Getting around

Whether you are travelling by car, coach, train or ferry the Highlands is a pleasure to explore. From driving through picturesque Applecross to cycling the winding roads of the Cairngorms National Park, each journey rewards you with stunning scenery.

A coach at Nether Lochaber with the Corran Ferry on Loch Linnhe visible beyond

Getting here

Getting to the Highlands is simple with two airports, excellent rail connections and a good network of roads. The Highlands may seem remote but this region is very accessible.