Rothesay travel guide

Rothesay Tourism | Rothesay Guide

You're Going to Love Rothesay

With a population of 4,912, Rothesay is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Rothesay

Rothesay in September
Estimated hotel price
$102
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rothesay in September
Estimated hotel price
$102
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Rothesay

Plane

Although Rothesay doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Glasgow Airport (GLA), which is located 39 km from Rothesay.

Train

Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Rothesay, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Rothesay to Manchester takes 3h 14m and costs around $173 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $52 for a 5h 08m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Rothesay is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 72 miles from Rothesay. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Rothesay, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Rothesay takes 87 km and will cost you around $28. From Aberdeen, the ticket costs about $38 for a journey of 338 km.

Plane

Although Rothesay doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Glasgow Airport (GLA), which is located 39 km from Rothesay.

Train

Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Rothesay, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Rothesay to Manchester takes 3h 14m and costs around $173 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $52 for a 5h 08m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Rothesay is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 72 miles from Rothesay. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Rothesay, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Rothesay takes 87 km and will cost you around $28. From Aberdeen, the ticket costs about $38 for a journey of 338 km.

Airlines serving Rothesay

Lufthansa
Good (4,703 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,678 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,550 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,980 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,404 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,073 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (686 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rothesay

Hiring a car in Rothesay

Expect to pay $3.04 per litre in Rothesay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.43 and $48.57. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Rothesay, while also 31% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $3.04 per litre in Rothesay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.43 and $48.57. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Rothesay, while also 31% cheaper than other types, on average.