If traveling to Perthshire by ferry, you can take your car with you. But if you decide to leave the car at home there are plenty of opportunities to rent a vehicle once you arrive here. Car hire companies operating in Perth include Grassicks of Perth and Turner Hire Drive. Arnold Clark and Enterprise Rent-A-Car also have branches in Perth. Taxi hire and car rental services are available at railways stations and at Edinburgh and Dundee Airports which are just 30 minutes away and Glasgow Airport which is just over an hour’s drive from Perthshire.
Perthshire’s quiet country roads make exploring the region by bike a sheer delight. You can either bring your own bike or hire one once you arrive here.
If you’re considering travelling by bike, check out our information on cycling in Scotland.
Sit back and relax and let someone else do the driving for you? Perthshire boasts an extensive network of regular bus services which connect Perth and most of the region’s towns and villages. Stagecoach and local bus companies operate a high frequency of services across Perthshire.
Perthshire has a number of train stations which include Perth, Invergowrie, Gleneagles, Dunkeld and Birnam, Ladybank and Pitlochry. You can also travel on two historic and world famous railways while here: The Highland Line which travels through Pitlochry and Blair Atholl, and the scenic West Highland Link which stops at Rannoch Moor.