East Lothian Council

Park and Choose

To avoid the hassle associated with driving into the centre of Edinburgh, why not use the new park and choose facility near Wallyford railway station?

The facility has over 300 free car parking spaces, plus 13 disabled spaces and ten cycle parking slots. 

Accessibility and safety

The facility is fully accessible, with a bus-only lane and two new pedestrian crossings.

To ensure your safety, the parking area is well lit and covered by 24 hour CCTV.

How do I get to Edinburgh from Wallyford park and choose?


The following buses run regularly from the facility to Edinburgh:

Lothian Buses 44/44A/N44 serve Wallyford Park & Ride and depart for Musselburgh & Edinburgh City Centre every 10 minutes at peak times and during the day on Monday to Saturdays, with a half hourly service on a Sunday in place. Please see the Lothian Buses and Scotrail websites for the latest route plans/timetables.


The facility is located on the North Berwick railway line, which serves the following:

  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Musselburgh
  • Wallyford
  • Prestonpans
  • Longniddry
  • Drem
  • North Berwick 

Most trains run between North Berwick and Edinburgh Waverley, although peak-time services continue on to Edinburgh Haymarket.

The service generally runs:

  • hourly between 7am and 7pm
  • half hourly during peak times and on Saturdays
  • as a reduced service on weekday evenings and Sundays

Train times can be found in online at Trainline.com

You can also plan your journey by using the Traveline Scotland journey planner page.

Overnight parking

This site is managed by East Lothian Council. For enquiries, including overnight parking, please contact: transportation@eastlothian.gov.uk

Park and Ride Facilities

You will find details about the park and ride facilities that are available in Midlothian and Edinburgh.

John Muir House, Court Street, Haddington, EH41 3HA

Telephone: 01875 824305

Fax: 01620 827710

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.