East Lothian by Bus

Did you know?

Travelling by bus can help to tackle climate change. A high passenger capacity bus has the ability to substitute 35 cars on the road - and with smart tickets, contactless payment and bus lanes to fast-track you through the traffic, travelling by bus can be convenient and stress-free.

Plan your journey

Plan your journey before you leave using the Traveline Scotland journey planner.

For information on local bus services and their timetables visit your local bus operators:

Up-to-date timetable information for all the bus stops and services across the UK, as well as maps with live bus locations which are updated every minute, can be found on the BusTimes.org website.

Bus User Groups

  • Bus Users UK – a charity working to make public transport inclusive and accessible. Call 0300 111 0001
  • RELBUS – Rural East Lothian Bus Users 

East Lothian Bus Passenger Charter

In April 2014, East Lothian Council in partnership with five local bus operators and RELBUS 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 offers combined train and bus tickets for South-East Scotland, including Dundee, Perth and Stirling, also allowing travel with multiple bus operators on a single season ticket.