Public transport information
Last updated on 21/09/20
If you or anyone in your household has coronavirus symptoms, you should self-isolate immediately and book a test through NHS Inform.
When travelling on public transport, you must wear a face covering. More information and exemptions.
Please keep a safe distance from others, and use contactless or mobile payments wherever possible.
Scottish Government guidance on safely using public transport is available on the Transport Scotland website.
To help reduce the spread of coronavirus, NHS Scotland recommends downloading the Protect Scotland app.
Most public transport services are running more frequently than during lockdown, but some timetable changes are still in place for many operators.
You MUST click or touch on any red warning icons () shown when using the journey planner for details of changes to journeys.
Rail, bus, coach and tram service adjustments:
The Traveline Scotland journey planner can be used as normal, with any details of changes to journeys shown via any red warning icons () shown on your journey results page.
Ferry operator updates
For information about changes to services, please check with your ferry operator below:
CalMac has introduced temporary timetables as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Timetable changes are in place until 18th October.
Please check the operator's website for ferry times.
You can also check CalMac service status for the latest route-by-route information.
Service updates can also be found on @CalMac_Updates Twitter.
Please see NorthLink's ferry timetables currently in operation during this Phase of lockdown lifting.
View more customer informtaion on the Northlink website.
See Operational News for the latest information, or call 0845 6000 449.
You can also find service updates on @NLFerries Twitter.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Shetland Council ferries are operating new restricted timetables.
Please see more information on the timetable changes.
You can also view more Shetland public transport COVID-19 updates on the Zettrans website.
Reduced service timetables have been introduced on a number of routes due to coronavirus.
See Ferry Status updates on the Orkney Ferries website for the latest information.
An amended timetable is currently operating. More information.
You can also find service updates on the operator's Travel News page.
See the StenaLine Ferrycheck website for information on Cairnryan-Belfast sailings.
You can also find service updates on @StenaLineUKIE Twitter.
Please check travel news for information on Cairnryan-Larne sailings, or call 01304 448866.
You can also find service updates on @POferriesupdate.
See the Service Status page for updates on the Gourock-Dunoon ferry route.
You can also find service updates on @Western_Ferries Twitter.
Other ferry operators
See our ferry operators page for Useful Links and contact details.
Airline and airport service updates
See more Loganair customer information regarding coronavirus.
Other airlines: Please check with your airline
See our airlines and airports page for useful links and contact details.
The following operators have published general advice about their approach to the coronavirus outbreak:
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