Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open – We’ll get you there.

East Lothian will be seen on a worldwide stage next month when the Abedeen Standard Invesments Scottish Open 2018 comes to Gullane from 11-15 July. The town will play host to golf stars from around the globe as well as 60,000 fans. To make sure everyone can get there with ease, the event has chosen us as their official transport …

Come and see the Scottish Open Cup at our Musselburgh Travelshop

As the Official Transport Partner of this years Abedeen Standard Invesments Scottish Open, we’re delighted to have the Scottish Open Cup in our Travelshop this Monday, 9 July, for you all to see. Pop into our Travelshop on Mall Avenue on Monday morning to get a photo with this legendary Cup. If you don’t already know, our X5 Service will …

Lothian Country Introduce New Bus Services for West Lothian

Lothian Country, part of the Lothian family, will be expanding its services into West Lothian next month, creating new jobs and boosting the local economy. On Sunday 19 August three new routes will be introduced to compliment the current network and create new links between Edinburgh and Bathgate, and Edinburgh Park Station and Whitburn, seven days a week. Richard Hall, …

Catch the Bus Week 2018

This week were celebrating Catch the Bus Week, a nationwide campaign aimed at makeing people aware of the benefits of taking the bus.  It’s good for the environment, the economy, your health and your bank balance. At East Coast Buses we have invested heavily in making bus travel attractive, convenient and easy. Over the last year we have increased our …

East Coast Tours

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the EastCoastTours, our open tour buses for visitors and residents to East Lothian. Our new tours will depart hourly from North Berwick between 30 June and 31 August then every weekend in September, with newly refurbished open top tour buses and a live-guide showcasing all East Lothian has to offer. Mark Heritage, General …

Western General Hospital – from Sunday 17 June

To allow roadworks to take place, the road within the grounds of the Western General Hospital will not be accessible to buses from start of service on Sunday 17 June for approximately 3 weeks. Diversion Service 113 (on Sundays ONLY) – will terminate at the northbound stop outside of the hospital on Crewe Road South, and begin journeys from the …

East Coast Buses Jobs – Part Time General Assistant

We are looking for a General Assistant to join our Engineering team. The role will be at our Musselburgh Garage working 0500 to 1100, five days over seven. General Assistant Responsibilities Keeping Depot Clean and Tidy Assisting Supervisors and Managers with ad-hoc duties as required Maintain and Develop Technical Skills as and when required Communicate effectively with colleagues All other …

Hop on the bus to visit some of East Lothian’s award winning beaches

Yellowcraigs has returned to the list of Scotland’s best beaches this year making a total of eight of local beaches being recognised in the Keep Scotland Beautiful’s annual Scottish Beach Awards. The Scottish Beach Awards, which have been running for 26 years, celebrate the best managed coastal areas in the country. Gullane Bents, has been recognised on this list every …

Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route – The Results

A big thanks to everyone who voted for us in this years Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route competition. Over 15,000 votes were cast in the online poll, sponsored by Bus Users UK, to choose the country’s most beautiful bus route from a shortlist of more than 100 of the nation’s best bus journeys. The winning route was 840 Coastliner from …

Edinburgh Marathon 2018 – Shuttle Buses and Diversion Information

The Edinburgh Marathon takes place this Sunday 27 May. To allow this to take place, some roads across Edinburgh and East Lothian will be closed affecting bus stops and and services. Anyone wishing to travel by bus to and from the race finish in Musselburgh should use services 26, 44, 113 or 124 – East Coast Buses and Lothian Buses will be running extra buses on these …