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Getting to and around Rannoch and Tummel

By Road

Take the A9 north from Perth towards Pitlochry approximately 30 miles. After passing Pitlochry you take the left turn  to Loch Tummel, Tummel Bridge & Kinloch Rannoch.  

From the north, you can drive south on the A9 and turn right for Calvine, then right again and head for either Tummel Bridge or Kinloch Rannoch (the road divides after Trinafour. 


From London Euston there is a sleeper train to either Pitlochry on the Inverness line or Rannoch Station on the West Highland Line. There is Car Hire in Pitlochry

Day trains to Pitlochry from north and south.  Trains to Rannoch Station from Glasgow going to Mallaig. 

Arrivals at Rannoch Station can use the DRT service for drop off anywhere between the station and Kinloch Rannoch but must book in advance.

See Trainline for all information about trains.

Local Buses: Check the local bus timetables as the bus stop in Pitlochry is in the main street almost opposite Fishers Hotel, not at the station.

Highland Travel minibus
Kinloch Rannoch from Heathery hill

Buses and DRT

See below for a Demand Responsive Transport Service (DRT) in the area between Kinloch Rannoch and Rannoch Station

Bus Timetables

Pitlochry to Kinloch Rannoch
Pitlochry, Blair Atholl Kinloch Rannoch  Local country buses can be stopped at any safe stopping place by holding your hand up – you don’t need to be at a bus stop.

By Coach

Coaches will take you to Pitlochry and from there you can catch a local bus to Tummel Bridge and Kinloch Rannoch. 

Rannoch Dial-a-Bus

Demand Responsive Transport Service (DRT2) is an on demand public transport service in the Kinloch Rannoch and Rannoch Station area, provided by two local taxi/private hire car operators. 

The fares are broadly similar to the local bus fares, with free travel for holders of a Scottish National Entitlement Card. 

The service is available to members of the public between 7.00 am and 10.00 pm Monday to Saturday within a specified geographical area.  

Full details are available locally in the “Information for Passengers” booklet or you can download a pdf from here

 To book a journey please contact the operator below:

Highland Travel

07971 540282



Highland Travel hires taxis and runs private tours, also airport pickups etc.  See above number. 


Tour Guides

Book with Highland Travel for private guided tours (history tours, photography tours  etc to suit your interests)

07971 540282

Rannoch Hills