DUG Category: Pet Travel
McGill’s has depots in Greenock, Barrhead, Hamilton, Inchinnan and Johnstone.
Small animals are carried, at the discretion of the driver. Dogs must be on a lead and are carried on local services only. Please note that we do not carry dogs on any motorway routes, and that we allow only one dog to travel at any one time on a bus. All other animals must be secured in a suitable cage or carrying case.
The driver may require an animal to be taken off the bus at any time.
Animals taken onto a McGill’s bus are the responsibility of the
Northern Ireland is the only place in the UK where dogs are unable to travel with their owner unless they are placed in a cage or box. This therefore means the majority of dog owners do not travel by train.
NorthLink Ferries is an operator of passenger and vehicle ferries, as well as ferry services, between mainland Scotland and the Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland.
With the exception of support dogs, animals are not allowed in the internal public areas including cabins.
John O’Groats Ferries
Dogs can travel free of charge on John o’Groats ferries and also are welcome on the coach tour over to Orkney. We know this as Bailie has been on it. Its also confirmed on their website. So you can Visit Skara Brae, Scapa Flow, Stromness, Kirkwall, Churchill Barriers, Ring of Brodgar, Standing Stones of Stenness and the Italian Chapel with your dog!
We went on the Maxi day tour. Click here for more info
P&O Ferries accept the carriage of pet animals. We make a charge of £15 each way for each pet travelling onboard Dover to Calais, and £17 for each pet travelling onboard our Hull – Rotterdam/Zeebrugge route, with the exception of registered guide and hearing dogs, which are carried free of charge. For customers travelling on our Irish routes there is no charge for pets. Please note that animals cannot travel unaccompanied.
Dover – Calais
Check-in at least one hour before departure and the animals must remain inside the vehicle at all times during the crossing. Foot passengers cannot travel with