Though it's not possible to travel very far right now, we can all still dream about our next trip to Scotland and hope that we'll be able to welcome you again very soon. You can find more information on visiting Scotland during the Covid-19 recovery phases.
Everyone travelling to Scotland from abroad will be required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test, taken no more than 72 hours before travel. This will be introduced shortly. Further information is available from the Scottish Government on pre-departure testing.
From 15 February, travellers into Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area will need to self-isolate in designated quarantine hotels for ten days at a cost of £1,750 per individual traveller. During this self-isolation you will be tested for COVID-19 on days two and eight. Exemptions for some essential travel may apply. Please check the guidelines from the Scottish Government for more info.
Every visitor needs to provide their journey and contact details when travelling to Scotland.
These rules apply even to those who land in another part of the UK, and travel on by other means to Scotland.
Find out more on health checks when entering Scotland.
If you are planning a trip to Scotland in the next few months, please do keep up to date with the latest on foreign travel advice in relation to COVID-19 from your own government, which should outline any travel restrictions in place for affected countries, and please make sure you check with your travel and accommodation providers before travelling. You can get the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Scotland at the Scottish Government website.
Flying between Scotland's main and regional airports is often the quickest way to get around, particularly when travelling to the islands.
Scotland has a number of main airport hubs based in the cities and smaller airports on the islands.
This is a list of all of the main passenger airports, but there are other smaller airports across the country:
- Edinburgh Airport
- Glasgow Airport
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport
- Dundee Airport
- Aberdeen Airport
- Inverness Airport
- Wick John O'Groats Airport
- Kirkwall Airport
- Sumburgh Airport
- Campbeltown Airport
- Oban Airport
- Islay Airport
- Tiree Airport
- Stornoway Airport
- Barra Airport
- Benbecula Airport
You can find more information on Scotland's airports and transfers and decide where you want to fly to!
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