East Lothian Council


Getting here couldn’t be easier...

One of the great advantages of locating a business in East Lothian is how accessible we are.

Here in East Lothian we:

  • have good access to trains
  • are close to major road networks
  • maintain easy access to national and international flights via our roads

By Road or by Air

We are only 30 minutes drive from Edinburgh airport with many flights across Europe, the United States, the Middle East and onward.

By road the links are excellent with easy access to the A1 direct to London, the A68, the M8 and onto the rest of the UK.


Dunbar is served by the Main East Coast Line allowing travel from London in less than 4 hrs 20 minutes. There are frequent train services connecting many of the towns and villages direct to Edinburgh.


Connecting digitally is a high priority for East Lothian Council. 

By 2017, Digital Scotland is aiming for 95% of premises to have access to fibre broadband. East Lothian is meeting this goal with many towns already provided with superfast broadband. 

East Lothian Travel Connections Map

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