The ferry services, discount schemes and routes managed by Transport Scotland.
Transport Scotland is responsible for legislation, policy and guidance relating to Scotland's ferries. That means we look after services, ports, harbours and canals across the country.
Transport Scotland is responsible for several different ferry services. This page looks at the subsidised routes and the contractors undertaking them.
A distance based fares structure, which underpins the Scottish Government’s commitment to providing one single overarching fares policy across Scotland’s entire ferry network
Setting out the future of ferry services until 2022
Delivering a new freight fares structure for all Scottish Government subsidised ferry services
The review will engage key stakeholders, such as the unions and communities, on the future approach to the provision of ferry services.
Investment projects to improve the resilience of lifeline ferry services.
The Ferries Accessibility Fund aims to improve the accessibility of ferries and ports and to enhance the ferry travelling experience of disabled people and others facing mobility or access challenges.
The Islands Connectivity Plan will replace the Ferries Plan but be broader in scope, taking account of aviation, ferries and fixed links, and onward and connecting travel
Following the publication of the Project Neptune report we want to talk to communities about the effectiveness of the present management structures in delivering our ferry services
We intend to continue to provide a lifeline ferry service to connect island and remote peninsula communities off the West Coast of Scotland with the mainland