New double deck buses on our Service 124

We’re delighted to be introducing eight brand new, low emission double deck buses to our fleet with at an investment of nearly £2m. Showcased in North Berwick last weekend, the Euro 6 Volvo B5’s will operate on our popular Service 124 route to increase the capacity on this service for our customers. The custom built buses all include USB charging …

Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks – Monday 27 August

This year’s end of Festival Virgin Monday Fireworks concert takes place on Monday 27 August. Princes Street and Waterloo Place will be closed from 1930 until the end of service and Lothian Road will be closed between 2200 and 2300 affecting bus services. Diversions: Service 104 113 X7 – From 1930 until the end of service, buses will not be …

New buses on show this weekend!

We’re excited to show you one of our brand new buses this weekend. Come along and see the bus and meet some of our team at North Berwick Harbour on Saturday 1000 – 1400. The bus is one of new Euro 6 Volvo B5 vehicles that will operate on our Service 124 route.  Two of these buses have already arrived …

North Berwick International Highland Games – 11 August

The North Berwick International Highland Games take place this Saturday, 11 August. Now in it’s 23 year, the games are a fantastic family day out with lots to see and do including an international pipe band contest, tossing the caber, highland dancers, bouncy castles, dog agility shows and us – the Official Transport Partner of the Games. East Coast Buses …

We’re on the shortlist at this years National Transport Awards

East Coast Buses have been shortlisted in the Bus Operator of the Year and Frontline Employee of the Year categories at this years National Transport Awards. We are delighted to be in the running for the prestigious Operator Award and excited to see our Staff Manager, Murdo McKinnon recognised in the employee category his work. The Awards which are now …

Take our 777 to Scotland’s National Airshow

Scotland’s National Airshow on the 28 July is a fantastic day out for all the family and so easy to get to on our direct service 777. This year you can see the sensational Red Arrows and their fantastic formation flying, the supersonic RAF Typhoon and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, featuring the Lancaster, Hurricane and iconic Spitfire. On …

Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open 26-29 July

The Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open is one of the premier events on The Ladies European Tour and LPGA Tour. This year, the championship takes place at Gullane Golf Club where South Korea’s Mi Hyang Lee will defend the title she won at Dundonald Links in 2017. Taking place from  26-29 July, the best way to get there in …

We’re now here for you…. 7 days a week

At East Coast Buses we would be nothing without you, our customers. We know how important it is for you to know what’s happening with your bus, our ticket information and any route updates. That’s why we’re now around to help you seven days a week. Our Social Media and Customer Services team are now here Monday to Friday 0730 …

Service Changes – 29 July

We are delighted to announce further improvements to your services from 29 July. Along with changes to improve reliability across our network, we will be adding earlier journeys to service 104 and 106 and enhancing capacity on key routes in East Lothian including the doubling of frequency on Service X7 to every 30 minutes. We will also be introducing a …

East Coast Buses Vacancies

We are looking for a Nightshift Shunter / Cleaner to join our Musselburgh team. Could it be you? Nightshift Shunter / Cleaner Responsibilities Ensure the fleet is de-vaulted and replaced with an empty vault each night. Ensure all vaults are recorded and stored securely, ready for collection. Movement of buses between garages. Cleaning of interior and exterior of buses using …