Travel by Bus

Plan your journey before you leave using the Traveline Scotland journey planner, or quickly check your bus times at home, at work or on the move with bustrackerSEStran. Easy access to real time bus information in and around South East Scotland .

The East Lothian by Bus map gathers the information from all bus operators in the county which allows users to link up their journey, as well as highlighting Park and Ride facilities and train stations. Each bus operator has their own colour on the map, making it easy to differentiate between them, and they will be placed at all main bus stops in the county.

East Lothian Bus Companies

Bus companies operating in East Lothian are listed below. Service timetables are available on their websites.

East Lothian Bus Passenger Charter

In April 2014, East Lothian Council in partnership with five local bus operators and RELBUS (Rural East Lothian Bus Users) have jointly launched a Bus Passenger Charter. The aim of the charter is to provide a clear commitment to passengers of the standards of service required and provided by bus services across the county.


One-Ticket is an integrated travel ticketing service for South-East Scotland aimed at increasing the use of public transport whilst achieving modal transfer from car use to public transport within the SEStran area. Detailed information about the scheme, including how to purchase integrated bus and rail tickets can be found on the One Ticket website.