We provide free home to school (HTS) transport for East Lothian pupils who live more than two miles away from their local primary or secondary school.
The pupil's home address is defined as being that of their parent or legal guardian, not the address of a childminder or relative who may care for them on school days.
In the event of parental separation, the home address is defined as the address of the guardian receiving the Child Benefit payment.
Free school transport isn't available if you choose to send your child to a school that isn't their local primary or secondary school.
Please contact your school office for advice on how to submit an electronic application form for HTS transport. Paper applications are no longer issued.
We encourage high school pupils to use public transport whenever possible. It is important each student has a valid Young Person Card with an up-to-date photograph on it. To order a new / replacement card or, to update your photograph, please contact your school office. They will arrange for your card to be issued and programmed through our Transport Services team. Requests must come to us from your school office in the first instance.
Smartcards are in use on following routes:
Dunbar Grammar School
- Service 120 Eve Coaches (S1 and S3 pupils)
- Service 253 Borders Buses (S2 and S6 pupils)
- Service X7 East Coast Buses (S4 and S5 pupils)
Musselburgh Grammar School
Preston Lodge High School
Ross High School
North Berwick High School
- Service 126 Aberlady and Luffness Mains East Coast Buses
- Service 125 Gullane East Coast Buses
- Service 124 Gullane East Coast Buses
- Service 127 Ballencrieff, Drem, Fenton Barnes, Dirleton East Coast Buses
- Service 121 Athelstaneford, Drem, Kingston, Fenton Barnes Eve Coaches
Mainstream transport between home and school
Eve Coaches routes
109 / 110 / 116 / 151 / 152 / 154 / 187 / 161 / 162 / 163 / 164 / 165 / 167
AC Taxis and minibus routes
101 / 103 / 104 / 105 / 16 / 107 / 108 / 112 / 115 / 121 / 122 / 126 / 127 / 158 / 159 / 160 / 166 / 168 / 169 / 170 / 171 / 173
Prentice Coaches routes
102 / 111 / 118 / 119 / 120
Alba Taxis routes
For Alba Taxis pick up times and locations please call 01875 815000.
Torrance Taxis routes
114 / 117 / 150 / 153 / 155 / 156
For Torrance Taxis pick up times and locations please call 01368 862612 or visit the Torrance Taxis website.