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Travel to the Scottish Borders and you will find yourself in a stunning part of the world with plenty of easily accessible transport links.

  • The A708 road near Moffat
    The A708 road near Moffat
  • Two cyclists ride towards St Mary's Loch on the Border Loop
    Cyclists ride towards St Mary's Loch on the Border Loop
Classic cars travelling through Selkirk in the Scottish Borders

Getting to

The Scottish Borders is so simple to get to, it’s no wonder so many people return time and time again. Whether you travel from north or south, Edinburgh or Newcastle, within two hours you can find yourself in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

Sign posts for Kelso, Dryburgh and Melrose on the 4 Abbeys Cycle Route

Getting around

Enjoy the freedom of travelling in your own car or take the stress out of getting from place to place by making use of the excellent public transport links.

A decorated Borders Railway train pictured in the countryside

Borders Railway

All aboard the Borders Railway! Find out where the line goes, how to buy tickets and what to see and do in Midlothian and the Scottish Borders in our blog