East Coast Buses choose Macmillan Cancer Support as it’s Charity of Choice

As part of the Lothian family, we are delighted to announce today, 31 August 2017, that our chosen Charity of Choice is Macmillan Cancer Support. Our staff will have the opportunity to wear Macmillan branded pin badges and will get involved in various fundraising events including MacMillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in September with the aim to help local people …

Tour of Britain is coming to East Lothian – Sunday 3 September

This years Tour of Britain race starts on 3 September with the first stage, covering 188km, from Edinburgh to Kelso. Twenty top teams of riders will make their way to Kelso cycling through Musselburgh, Prestonpans, Longniddry, Haddington and Pentcaitland. The race is Britain’s largest free to view sporting event and is not to be missed! Estimated times to see the …

On the 107 – Have a day out at East Links Family Park

For a great family day out, why not hop on our Service 107 to visit East Links Family Park! Situated on the outskirts of Dunbar there are lots of fantastic activities to keep your family entertained all day long. Take the Train Safari Ride to see the animals, soak the kids on Water Wars, climb up the huge Multi Story …

Hop on the bus and visit the Edinburgh Festival

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival are celebrating their 70th anniversary this year so there is even more reason to head up to Edinburgh and enjoy the last week of this years Festival. There are hundreds of acts on across the City with something to suit everyone’s tastes. Why not hop on one of our services this weekend, …

More Open Top Tours this Weekend

Following the success of our open top bus runs last weekend, we will be running more open top buses this weekend. This time, we will be running two vintage open top buses on Saturday and Sunday on our Service 124 between Edinburgh and North Berwick The weather forecast is dry so why not include us in your weekend plans. Passengers …

Leith Street Closure – 2 September 2017

Leith Street will close to traffic on 2 September 2017 resulting in diversions our Nighthawk services. The road is expected to be closed until Summer 2018 to allow for the redevelopment of St James Centre. This means we will be uanble to use bus stop PN at Wavelrey Steps. Our services N106 and N124 will operate from Princes Street on …

Happy Birthday to us – We are ONE today!

We celebrated our first birthday today with some of our customers, handing out cupcakes on some of our morning services. East Coast Buses launched on 14 August 2016 as a rescue package to the commuters of East Lothian following First Scotland East Ltd’s announcement that it would be ceasing operations in the area. Since then, we have carried over 3 …

Take an open top bus down the coast this weekend

We have a special treat for anyone heading to North Berwick and Fringe on the Sea this weekend. East Coast Buses will be running an open top bus on our Service 124 to and from North Berwick The bus, on loan from Edinburgh Bus Tours has been specially branded to celebrate the Edinburgh Festival and will run on a number …

Can you believe it’s almost our 1st birthday

Next week we celebrate our first birthday on 14 August 2017. Can you believe we have been operating for almost year, helping you get around East Lothian and into Edinburgh. It been a great year for us, introducing new services, meeting you all and getting to know our local area. We are looking forward to celebrating our anniversay with some …

Fringe on the Sea 2017

This years Fringe on the Sea starts today, 7 August in North Berwick. Running all week, the festival has something for everyone, music, comedy, cabaret and children’s events. Pop down on the bus to see the spectacular Belhaven Speigeltent and soak up the atmosphere. Highlights this year include KT Tunstall, Steve Harley, The Rezillos and Michaela Strachan. East Coast Buses …