Take the bus to East Lothian’s award winning beaches

Seven East Lothian beaches have been recognised at this year’s Scottish Beach Awards. These beaches are part of the 60 that have been awarded from across Scotland The Scottish Beach Awards, which have been running for 25 years, celebrate the best managed coastal areas in the country. Gullane Bents, has been recognised on this list every since the awards began …

Together for Manchester

A minute silence will be observed across the country this morning, Thursday 25th May 2017, in tribute to the victims of the Manchester bombing. It is also intended to pay tribute to everyone else affected by the atrocity, including the nearly 120 people who were injured, after an attack on people leaving the Manchester Arena At 1100 today, people across …

Diversions – Sunday 28 May

The Edinburgh Marathon takes place this Sunday¬†28 May. To allow the marathon to take place, some roads across Edinburgh and East Lothian will be closed with bus stops affected and services diverted. 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 …

Monday 29 May

On Monday 29 May, we’ll be operating a Saturday service. If you’re off for the holiday weekend, why not take the opportunity to get out and explore East Lothian. Our services will take you to all the attractions and we’re expecting a mini heatwave!   Routemap

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 Monday 5 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 …