Pitlochry travel guide

Pitlochry Tourism | Pitlochry Guide

You're Going to Love Pitlochry

With a population of 2.860, Pitlochry is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Pitlochry to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Pitlochry

If you’re looking for affordable options, Saorsa 1875 (2 East Moulin Road) and Pasha (101 Atholl Road) are great picks.

When to visit Pitlochry

Pitlochry in October
Estimated hotel price
£112
1 night at 3-star hotel
Pitlochry in October
Estimated hotel price
£112
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Pitlochry

Plane

Although Pitlochry doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 87 km from Pitlochry. Aberdeen Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, British Airways, China Southern and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Pitlochry departs from London and takes around 31h 15m.

Train

Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Pitlochry, followed by Transpennine Express. The train station in Pitlochry is called Pitlochry, and is located 2.9 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Pitlochry is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 90 km from Pitlochry. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pitlochry, including Megabus, FlixBus and Scottish Citylink. From Manchester, the bus ride to Pitlochry takes 587 km and will cost you around £49. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £45 for a journey of 925 km.

Plane

Although Pitlochry doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 87 km from Pitlochry. Aberdeen Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, British Airways, China Southern and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Pitlochry departs from London and takes around 31h 15m.

Train

Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Pitlochry, followed by Transpennine Express. The train station in Pitlochry is called Pitlochry, and is located 2.9 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Pitlochry is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 90 km from Pitlochry. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Pitlochry, including Megabus, FlixBus and Scottish Citylink. From Manchester, the bus ride to Pitlochry takes 587 km and will cost you around £49. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £45 for a journey of 925 km.

Airports near Pitlochry

Airlines serving Pitlochry

Lufthansa
Good (4,720 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,683 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,534 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,223 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (477 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,619 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,105 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,977 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,396 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,126 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (830 reviews)
LOT
Good (686 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (842 reviews)
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Where to stay in Pitlochry

From 5-star hotels such as the Fonab Castle Hotel to great affordable options like the Rosemount Hotel, Pitlochry offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around £155 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £255 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Pitlochry

Most booked hotels in Pitlochry

Fonab Castle Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
£380+
Dunalastair Hotel Suites
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£129+
Fisher's Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£160+
Mckays Hotel Bar & Restaurant
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£124+
Loch Rannoch Highland Club
0 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£119+
Atholl Palace Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£112+

Hiring a car in Pitlochry

Hiring a car in Pitlochry costs £42 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 45% cheaper than airport locations in Pitlochry.

Expect to pay £1.47 per litre in Pitlochry (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.62 and £23.50.

Hiring a car in Pitlochry costs £42 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 45% cheaper than airport locations in Pitlochry.

Expect to pay £1.47 per litre in Pitlochry (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.62 and £23.50.