Getting Here

Whether you’re a tourist visiting the area, a resident exploring your travel options or a commuter looking for the latest travel information, we’ve got it covered.

Cars

There’s a wide range of safe and secure, short stay car parks within the city centre. If you wish to stay all day, follow the signs for South Inch, Kinnoull Street, Thimble Row or Canal Street car parks. These car parks are a short walk from the High Street.

More information on parking in Perth can be found here

PERTH & KINROSS LIFT SHARE SCHEME

This scheme is provided by the regional TACTRAN network. It is free to use – you simply share the travel costs. Their website links drivers and passengers together online and is part of the largest journey sharing scheme in the UK. The project also helps to provide a lifeline in rural areas and there is no obligation to share.

www.perthandkinrossliftshare.com

PARK+RIDE

There are 2 Park & Rides in the Perth area.

Perth Park & Ride is located at Broxden, a small service area just off the M90 on the outskirts of Perth.

Stagecoach service 301 provides an easy link between Broxden and Perth City Centre, via Glasgow Road, Cherrybank, Perth Leisure Pool, Mill Street and Leonard Street.

A return ticket is priced at just £1.50, with children travelling for only 80p!

Parking is free at Broxden P&R, so why not leave the car behind and visit Perth City Centre for lunch or some retail therapy?

Journeys run every 15 minutes from 0700 until 1900, Mondays to Saturdays.

Click here for more detailed information.


Another Park & Ride is available, just off Angus Road in Scone.

Scone P&R is served by Stagecoach service 57, which travels south into Perth City Centre, or north to Coupar Angus, Blairgowrie or Alyth.

Parking is also free, and departures into Perth City Centre are up to every 30 minutes.

For full information on route 57, the full timetable can be viewed here.

Bus

Perth can be reached by a network of fast and reliable coach services.

Travelling around Perth is easy by bus, with many fast and reliable services available, from all over the City.

Stagecoach in Perth operate many bus routes across the city, and a handy route map, covering the City Centre and beyond, is available below:

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Stagecoach have two easy single fare zones available in the City, priced at either £1.10 or £1.70, depending how far you wish to travel.

Making more than one journey? Why not purchase a dayrider – for 1 day’s unlimited travel or megarider for 7 days’ unlimited travel. You can buy from the driver, they give change, and you can pick your ticket based on travel within one of three ticket zones covering the Perth area.

Zone 1 allows unlimited travel on any Stagecoach service within Perth City and Scone, priced at only £3.50 for a dayrider or £10 for a 1 week megarider.

Zone 2 allows unlimited travel on any Stagecoach service throughout Perth City and as far as Stanley, Scone Airport, St Madoes, Bridge of Earn and Methven, priced at only £3.75 for a dayrider or £12 for 1 week.

Zone 3 allows for unlimited travel on any Stagecoach service throughout Perth City and as far as Kinrossie, Errol, Abernethy, Dunning, Burnbrae and Dunkeld, priced at only £4 for a dayrider or £14 for 1 week.

Longer period tickets are also available, as well as savings for U16s and groups. Why not plan your trip online – just visit www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey to see all available options, including prices for your journey!

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Travelling from further afield? Perth is easily accessible from many of Scotland’s major cities using the Stagecoach Express City Connect network.

Route X55  provides hourly journeys from Edinburgh to Perth, via Ferrytoll P&R, Dunfermline, Kelty and Kinross, with off-peak return fares for only £12.70!

Coastrider X7  offers journeys up to every 30 minutes between Perth and Dundee – our luxury X7 coaches even continue up the coast to Aberdeen!

For full information on all Stagecoach services, including maps and fares, please visit stagecoachbus.com.

  • NEW – LATE NIGHT BUS SERVICES – FRI & SAT

Starting on Friday, 28 July 2017 the following new late night local bus services will operate on Friday and Saturday nights:

 

1.       Stagecoach Service 15 – Departure from Perth Bus Station at 2330, operating to Almondbank, Pitcairngreen, Methven and Crieff.

2.       Stagecoach Service 16 – Departure from Perth Bus Station at 2330, operating to Walnut Grove, Glencarse, St Madoes, Errol, Grange, Inchture, Longforgan and Invergowrie.

3.       Stagecoach Service 19B – Departure from Perth Bus Station at 2330, operating to Oakbank, Broom of Dalreoch, Auchterarder and Blackford.

4.       Stagecoach Service 23B (Saturday only) – Departure from Pitlochry at 1843, operating to Ballinluig and Aberfeldy.

5.       Stagecoach Service 23B (Saturday only) – Departure from Aberfeldy at 2230, operating to Ballinluig and Pitlochry.

6.       Stagecoach Service 27A – Departure from Perth at 2335, operating to Luncarty, Stanley, Bankfoot, Dunkeld, Ballinluig and Pitlochry.

7.       Stagecoach Service 56A – Departure from Perth Bus Station at 2330, operating to Bridge of Earn, Abernethy, Glenfarg, Milnathort and Kinross.

8.       Stagecoach Service 57 – Departure from Rattray at 2323, operating to Alyth.

9.       Stagecoach Service 57 – Departure from Blairgowrie at 2321, operating to Coupar Angus.

Train

Perth Railway Station is a short walk from the city centre.

There are regular services to and from Stirling, Dundee and Pitlochry, with a journey time of around 30 minutes.

Direct trains to and from Edinburgh run at approximately two hourly intervals. This is a lovely scenic train journey, passing along the Fife coast and through some stunning scenery in North Fife and Perthshire. From Edinburgh, the journey takes an hour and 25 minutes.

The direct train to Perth from Glasgow, runs hourly from Queen Street and takes around an hour.

For train times and to book your ticket visit:

https://www.scotrail.co.uk/

https://www.thetrainline.com/

Coach Parking

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‘Coach Friendly’

The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) has presented the City of Perth with its prestigious ‘Coach Friendly’ status. The status acknowledges the commitment that the City of Perth has made to understanding the requirements of coaches and welcoming their drivers and passengers to the city centre.

Shopmobility

Perth Shopmobility is a PKAVS project which lends wheelchairs and scooters to people with mobility problems. The project is a lifeline for hundreds of older and disabled people as it allows them to retain their independence and continue taking part in community.

Shopmobility has over 1,600 registered users and hires scooters and wheelchairs to over 400 users every month. Daily hire for a few hours is free, though a donation is greatly appreciated and helps with our running costs.

For information on Shopmobility in Perth City please visit https://www.pkavs.org.uk/en/our-services/shopmobility

GoEuro

A great website with all the train, bus and even Flights so you know the best ways to get to Perth http://www.goeuro.co.uk/to_perth

Upcoming Events

Aug
18
Fri
2017
all-day Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Aug 18 all-day
Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Join us for Encore as we continue to explore the relationship of visual and performing arts, teaming up with festivals of dance and drama, music and cinema to bring you newly commissioned works by Jolanta[...]
all-day The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Aug 18 all-day
The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Travel back to prehistory in the refurbished Beginnings: The Story of Perth gallery. Hear the story of the making, use and discovery of the 3,000 year old Bronze Age logboat, excavated by archaeologists from the[...]
all-day Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Aug 18 all-day
Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
This community visual art project, led by local artist Frances Law, challenges traditional approaches to archaeology. Groups from Coupar Angus re-tell their stories through the archaeological process of classification and identification with objects retrieved from[...]
9:30 am Exploring the Ancient Sites of H...
Exploring the Ancient Sites of H...
Aug 18 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Exploring the Ancient Sites of Highland Perthshire: Drumderg
Learn how to accurately use maps & compass and read the landscape to discover ancient sites, find hidden remains in a natural way, and enjoy walking in remote areas safely. The first of 8 practical[...]
10:00 am Innerpeffray Library Special Exh... @ Innerpeffray Library
Innerpeffray Library Special Exh... @ Innerpeffray Library
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
Innerpeffray Library Special Exhibition @ Innerpeffray Library
Unique exhibition tracking the service personnel who used the Library in 1917.  An opportunity to visit this historic Library, the first free lending Library in Scotland, founded in 1680. Wednesday to Saturday, 1000 to 1245,[...]
Aug
19
Sat
2017
all-day Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Aug 19 all-day
Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Join us for Encore as we continue to explore the relationship of visual and performing arts, teaming up with festivals of dance and drama, music and cinema to bring you newly commissioned works by Jolanta[...]
all-day The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Aug 19 all-day
The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Travel back to prehistory in the refurbished Beginnings: The Story of Perth gallery. Hear the story of the making, use and discovery of the 3,000 year old Bronze Age logboat, excavated by archaeologists from the[...]
all-day Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Aug 19 all-day
Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
This community visual art project, led by local artist Frances Law, challenges traditional approaches to archaeology. Groups from Coupar Angus re-tell their stories through the archaeological process of classification and identification with objects retrieved from[...]
9:30 am Exploring the Ancient Sites of H...
Exploring the Ancient Sites of H...
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Exploring the Ancient Sites of Highland Perthshire: Drumderg
Learn how to accurately use maps & compass and read the landscape to discover ancient sites, find hidden remains in a natural way, and enjoy walking in remote areas safely. The first of 8 practical[...]
10:00 am Balbedie Aeromodelling Club – RC... @ Kirkgate
Balbedie Aeromodelling Club – RC... @ Kirkgate
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A 2 day waterplane event flying from the banks of Loch Leven An open invitation to aeromodellers to fly remote control waterplanes from the banks of Loch Leven. Aeromodellers intending to fly will be required[...]