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 established the Expert Ferry Group to shape policies and strategies in ferry services across Scotland.
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.