Getting here is easy on public transport from Glasgow, Argyll and central Scotland. Train, ferry, bus and coach services offer you great value for money and allow you to concentrate on the views, rather than the car in front. They also help to keep the Park special by reducing the number of cars on the roads.
Travel InformationContact Traveline Scotland for public transport information or help with planning your journey on 0871 200 22 33 or visit www.travelinescotland.com. Or visit Transport Scotland's travel dashboard to access real time travel information from a number of service providers including road, rail and weather updates.
View from the Train – an audio guide to Natural ScotlandScottish Natural Heritage has launched a free app that will take you on a journey of discovery around Scotland. If you’re travelling by train to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park from Glasgow or Edinburgh, make the most of the journey by listening to the rich history of the stunning landscape that is all around you. Download the app and accompanying guidebook from the SNH website.
Demand Responsive TransportDemand Responsive Transport (DRT) is available in rural parts of the National Park where commercial or conventional bus operators are unable to provide bus services, you can use this service at the cost of a bus fare rather than a taxi fare. - find out more about DRT.
Bus & Bike Service - BALLOCH - LUSS – ARROCHAR – ARDGARTAN
This daily bus and bike service from 1 July to 4 October 2015 lets you enjoy a car free day out at Loch Lomond, Arrochar Alps and Ardgartan Forest. Those staying along the route can use this service to access rail travel to and from the National Park. Download timetable and fares information here.
This service can be used in conjunction with:
- West Loch Lomond Cycle Path
- Waterbus services at Balloch, Luss and Tarbet
- Train services to Balloch and Arrochar/Tarbet
- Paths around Arrochar and Tarbet suitable for mountain biking
- Paths around Ardgartan Forest
- 3 Lochs Way and Cowal Way long distance routes
- Bus services -Citylink 926, 976 and the 302 between Helensburgh and Carrick Castle
The Ring of Breadalbane Explorer Bus Service runs from May until Sunday 18 October 2015 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays. The hop-on hop-off circular bus service calls at many of the major tourist attractions in the Breadalbane area. The service also carries buggies, bikes and dogs at no extra cost.