Commuting and travelling in Scotland

Scotland is a well-connected base for your business that links you to the UK, Europe and the world. Find out about commuting and getting around.

Air

From the world’s shortest flight to staying connected with family across the globe, Scotland’s airports have it covered.

Road

Well organised roads link Scotland from city to coastline. In fact, congestion and traffic jams are few and far between.

Sea

From short trips to overnight sailing, ferries offers an enjoyable way for you to travel to some of Scotland's most beautiful islands and beyond.

Rail

Effortlessly travel to work, business or play via rail. Our trains link Scotland coast-to-coast and with the rest of the UK and Europe.

Inverness and the Highlands

Welcoming communities coupled with some of the world’s most stunning scenery means in addition to building a brilliant career, you'll have a top quality lifestyle.

South of Scotland

From the Scottish Borders to Dumfries and Galloway, the South of Scotland offers a pleasant pace of life in one of Scotland's diverse economies.

Aberdeen City and Shire

Awe-inspiring landscapes and coastline, a thriving economy and home to the happiest people in Scotland, this region is brimming with possibility.

Dundee Perth and Tayside

Discover award-winning towns and cities, breathtaking scenery and a quality lifestyle in Dundee, Perth and Tayside. An innovative and exciting place to expand your career.

Edinburgh and the East of Scotland

Historical landmarks, striking architecture, spectacular countryside and some of Scotland’s finest golf courses await you in the East of Scotland. Develop an exceptional career in this thriving region.

Glasgow and the West of Scotland

Culturally diverse, architecturally stunning and historically rich, the West of Scotland is home to innovation, celebration and offers diverse career prospects in finance, science and more.

Cost of living

Living in Scotland is generally less expensive than many other areas in the UK. Weekly household costs can be 20% lower than in London and 10% cheaper than the UK as a whole. So you can have it all, for less.