Wherever you are coming from, travelling to Scotland is convenient and simple, with lots of travel options available. Once here, the country's road, rail and ferry network provides good access to all regions and to our many great visitor destinations.

Visiting Scotland from the UK

You can now travel around Scotland and stay overnight from England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

Visiting Scotland from Overseas

Travel from some countries to Scotland is now possible, depending on their status on the following list:

  • Green - you will not need to quarantine on arrival, but you will have to take a PCR test for Covid-19, no more than 72 hours before travel. See further information on pre-departure testing.
  • Amber - you must self-isolate on arrival for 10 days, and take two PCR tests.
  • Red - you will be required to quarantine at a designated quarantine hotel for 10 days at a cost of £1,750 per person. You will be tested for COVID-19 on days 2 and 8.

You can see all of the countries on the current list.

Requirements for Travelling

VISITING THE ISLANDS

Anyone visiting Scotland's islands is: