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 & Ride sites in the Perth area.

 

Broxden Park and Ride

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

Stagecoach bus services 7A and 7B provide an easy link between Broxden and Perth City Centre.

These services operate via Scone P&R, Perth city centre, Hillend and Broxden P&R.

A day return ticket is priced at just £1.60, with children travelling for 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 up to every 20 minutes, Mondays to Saturdays and up to every 30 mins on Sundays.

Click here for more detailed information.

 

Scone Park and Ride

Scone P&R is located just off Angus Rd in Scone, ideal if you have travelled from Coupar Angus, Blairgowrie or Alyth.

Stagecoach services 7 and 7A provide a link into the city centre from Scone P&R.  The route also extends to Hillend and Broxden P&R

Parking is also free, and departures into Perth City Centre are up to every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday and up to every 30 mins on Sundays.

Information on the full 7/7A/7B 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. For full information on all Stagecoach services, including maps and fares, click here.

Or for live travel updates click here.

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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.

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

Apr
18
Thu
2019
all-day Kinross Essential Cycle Skills @ Loch Leven Cycles
Kinross Essential Cycle Skills @ Loch Leven Cycles
Apr 18 all-day
Kinross Essential Cycle Skills @ Loch Leven Cycles
This is a practical course for those who want to develop their confidence on a bicycle. It provides you with the necessary skills to negotiate on road journeys. The course covers the following: bike handling,[...]
10:00 am Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Become a Museum Eggsplorer and travel through the Museum galleries to discover the hidden Easter eggs. Can you find them all and claim your chocolate prize?  All ages welcome Drop-in family event Free with Museum[...]
3:00 pm Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm
Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Written by Jenny Worton Designed and directed by Ross MacKay  Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of[...]
6:00 pm Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of pressure being Prince Charming. There’s all those dragons to fight[...]
7:30 pm Turn of the Screw @ Perth Concert Hall
Turn of the Screw @ Perth Concert Hall
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm
Turn of the Screw @ Perth Concert Hall
‘I don’t save or shield them. It’s as bad as I feared – they’re lost’ 1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly[...]
Apr
19
Fri
2019
10:00 am Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Become a Museum Eggsplorer and travel through the Museum galleries to discover the hidden Easter eggs. Can you find them all and claim your chocolate prize?  All ages welcome Drop-in family event Free with Museum[...]
10:30 am Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of pressure being Prince Charming. There’s all those dragons to fight[...]
2:00 pm Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of pressure being Prince Charming. There’s all those dragons to fight[...]
3:00 pm Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm
Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Written by Jenny Worton Designed and directed by Ross MacKay  Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of[...]
7:30 pm Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Saba... @ Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Saba... @ Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm
Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Saba Douglas-Hamilton - A Life with Elephants @ Pitlochry Festival Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Join Saba Douglas-Hamilton, the highly acclaimed elephant conservationist and BBC wildlife TV presenter of This Wild Life and Big Cat Diaries for an evening of exciting animal stories and intimate behind-thescenes tales of her life[...]
7:30 pm Turn of the Screw @ Perth Concert Hall
Turn of the Screw @ Perth Concert Hall
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm
Turn of the Screw @ Perth Concert Hall
‘I don’t save or shield them. It’s as bad as I feared – they’re lost’ 1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly[...]
Apr
20
Sat
2019
10:00 am Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gallery Easter Egg Hunt @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Become a Museum Eggsplorer and travel through the Museum galleries to discover the hidden Easter eggs. Can you find them all and claim your chocolate prize?  All ages welcome Drop-in family event Free with Museum[...]
10:30 am Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of pressure being Prince Charming. There’s all those dragons to fight[...]
11:00 am Clydebuilt Puppets: Call of the ... @ Perth Museum and Art Gallery
Clydebuilt Puppets: Call of the ... @ Perth Museum and Art Gallery
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Clydebuilt Puppets: Call of the Loon Bird @ Perth Museum and Art Gallery
This truly magical story, ‘The Call of the Loon Bird’ follows the life journey of Little Eagle from a small boy to adult through adversity, illness and later success as a storyteller. In his youth,[...]
11:00 am Easter Crafts Eggstravanganza @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Easter Crafts Eggstravanganza @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Easter Crafts Eggstravanganza @ The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Join us for an egg-citing weekend of Easter themed family crafts. Let’s get messy as we use paint, fabric, tissue paper, pens and glue to decorate boiled eggs and create egg-cellent Easter cards to take[...]
11:00 am Egg-tastic fun at St Johns Shopp... @ St Johns Shopping Centre
Egg-tastic fun at St Johns Shopp... @ St Johns Shopping Centre
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Egg-tastic fun at St Johns Shopping Centre! @ St Johns Shopping Centre
The Easter bunny is hopping into St John’s on Saturday 20th April between 11am and 3pm with two super sweet Easter Fun Events. EASTER EGG HUNT Spot the Easter Egg stickers hiding in the mall[...]
1:00 pm BLOW AND BLAST: WIND BAND @ Perth Concert Hall
BLOW AND BLAST: WIND BAND @ Perth Concert Hall
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm
BLOW AND BLAST: WIND BAND @ Perth Concert Hall
A range of workshops offering easy and intermediate level ensemble playing for adult learners/returners on wind instruments.  Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment. 10.30am – 12.30pm: Easy/Improvers Woodwind Workshop (fl,[...]
2:00 pm Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm
Perth Theatre: Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom
Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of pressure being Prince Charming. There’s all those dragons to fight[...]
3:00 pm Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm
Prince Charming @ Perth Theatre
Written by Jenny Worton Designed and directed by Ross MacKay  Fine today … can’t get out of bed tomorrow. That was three months ago. I’ve been in these pants ever since. It’s a lot of[...]
3:15 pm Let’s Dance For Kids @ Perth Theatre
Let’s Dance For Kids @ Perth Theatre
Apr 20 @ 3:15 pm – Jun 22 @ 4:15 pm
Let’s Dance For Kids @ Perth Theatre
Dance classes for secondary school aged children with learning or physical disabilities. For more information and to reserve a space please contact Peter Royston 01738 477730. Supported by The Guildry Incorporation of Perth and Gordon[...]
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