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Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016 ››

Discover the talent across Scotland this year with YIAD 2016.

Travelling to Scotland is convenient and easy both from the rest of the UK and overseas with plenty of travel options available. Once here, our road, rail and ferry network provides good access to all regions and to our main visitor destinations.

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To Scotland

Plan your journey to Scotland with routes and websites for car, bus, train, plane and ferry travel.

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Around Scotland

Plan your journey around Scotland by train, bus, plane, bicycle, ferry and car.

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Practical information

Find information on travelling covering passports, visas and customs, reclaiming tax, travelling with pets and more.

The Forth Bridges at sunset, South Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge updates from Traffic Scotland

The Forth Road Bridge between Edinburgh and Fife will be closed to all vehicles and pedestrians until the New Year for repairs. For the latest information on alternative routes, please see the Traffic Scotland website.

The Calmac ferry near Port Ellen, Islay

Up-to-date travel information

Find all the latest travel information from Transport Scotland and plan your journey around Scotland this summer.

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Find airport transfers, car, caravan and motorbike hire, and much more for your travel needs.

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Scotland's weather and climate

Scotland's climate is surprisingly varied and whatever the weather, there's always something going on to let you make the most of the conditions.

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