Keeping you up to date on the move

If you have been on our new buses, you will have seen the customer information screens on each bus. These screens are there to help keep you informed and entertained while you travel with us. Look out for the our latest twitter updates, information on what’s happening in East Lothian and East Coast Buses news on one screen while the …

Lothian Country

Lothian Country, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lothian Buses and part of our bus family, launches on Sunday 4 June. The company which will operate as a standalone business with its own buses taking customers from Queensferry to Edinburgh on a wholly commercial basis. Richard Hall, Managing Director of Lothian Buses, said: This new commercial service will provide important transport …

Feedback on our new buses

Thanks to everyone who has tried our new buses and bus routes since they launched last month. We’re delighted by how popular they have been. Feedback from passengers has included:   ‘Brilliant now that you are providing a service from Musselburgh to Macmerry.’ ‘Very impressive love the new buses.’ ‘Excellent, marvellous bus.’ ‘I live in Musselburgh and work in Tranent …

Changes to NightHawk services from 29 April

Catch up with local family and friends without having to miss last orders. From this weekend we will be extending our NightHawk services to run both east and west after midnight. From Saturday 29 April, NightHawk services run from Frederick Street, Edinburgh to Dunbar and North Berwick and back again. Not only can you get home in the small hours …

Public Holidays – Monday 1 & 29 May

On Mondays 1 & 29 May, we will be operating a Saturday service. If you are lucky enough to have the holiday, why not get out and explore East Lothian. Our services will still take you to all the attractions and now with more travel options with services 104 and 113 joining us.

Travel, discover, explore with us!

Many of you will have seen or been on our new buses which we launched into service this week but how many of you have spotted the stunning photos on the back of them? The new buses showcase fifteen of East Lothian’s attractions, all of which you can visit on one of our buses. Now the weather is heating up …

Changes to school bus journeys from 24 April

From Monday 24 April we will be making the following changes to school bus journeys. Service 125 will have one morning and one afternoon journey with changes to departure times. Service 126 will have minor timetable changes and the Fridays part route journey to Gullane will no no longer operate. Service 127 will have minor timetable changes including a new …

Scottish Transport Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for three awards at this years Scottish Transport Awards in our first year of operation. East Coast Buses have been recognised in the Best Bus Service and Excellence in Travel Marketing and Information categories and our Customer Service and Route Manager,¬† Mike Steven is in the running for Frontline Employee of the Year. …

New Buses at East Coast Buses

Due to passenger growth and the introduction of new services, we are delighted to announce the purchase of fifteen brand new Wrightbus Euro 6 single deck vehicles, for residents and visitors of East Lothian. Managing Director, Richard Hall¬† said: We are delighted to once again be working in partnership with Wrightbus to offer our customers a unique, high quality, bespoke …

Timetables and fares from 23 April 2017

Lothian Country Buses services 104 & 113 will join the East Coast Buses family from Sunday 23 April expanding our East Lothian Network. From this date, all Lothian Country Buses Single Fares, Day Tickets and Fare Zones will be withdrawn with Lothian Country Buses Ridacards for zones C & D continuing to be valid for travel in our zones C …