World Car Free Day 2019

This Sunday, 22 September, is World Car Free Day. The event was set up to encourage motorists to give up their cars for a day and try walking, public transport or cycling instead. Did you know, changing the way you travel can make all the difference to your health, your well being and your bank balance. Did you know… In …

We’re supporting Team Jak’s fight against cancer

We’re excited to tell you all about our new partnership with Team Jak, the local charity helping to fight cancer in young people across Scotland. To show our support, the Team Jak’s logo, as well as details of their Jak’s Den safe spaces, will feature on the side of our buses for the next few months. Allison Barr, Chief Executive, …

Autumn Holiday Bus Services – Monday 16 September

On Monday 16 September all Lothian Country services will run a normal weekday service.   If you have the day off, enjoy! Our TravelHub will be open it’s usual hours and our customer services team will be available as 0830 – 1800. If you have some time off, enjoy.

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert – Bus Diversions

The Virgin Money Festival Fireworks take place from 2100 this evening in Edinburgh City Centre to mark the end of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival. To allow this event to take place, there will be road closures in place from 1930 and diversions to our services. Buses will be unable to serve Regent Road, Waterloo Place and Princes Street from …

One year of Lothian Country Services in West Lothian

This week we’re celebrating a year of running bus services in West Lothian. We launched our first West Lothian buses last August with our Services X27/X28 and 275 before introducing our Services 280 and 287 at the end of the following month. Following another three stages of expansion we now operate nine services in West Lothian, a NightBus service and …

Green Arrow Timetables and Fares

Following the announcement of our new Green Arrow services, we can now give you the timetables and tickets prices for these services. Timetables Service EX1 & EX2 timetable Tickets Adult Child (5-15 ) Green Arrow Single Valid for one single journey £5.00 £2.50 Green Arrow Day Return Valid for one return journey between Linlithgow/Bathgate and Edinburgh £8.00 £4.00 Network Day …

Introducing a NEW Nightbus service from Queensferry

From 14 July, we will be introducing a new Nightbus service to Queensferry. The N43 will operate from Edinburgh City Centre to Queensferry nightly at 0010 giving an after midnight service to local residents. Our Service 43 will also have a revised timetable with some early morning journeys from the City to Queensferry and evening journeys from Queensferry to the …

If you really really wanna travel to BT Murrayfield…..

The Spice Girls play BT Murrayfield this Saturday on their Spice World 2019 tour. If you’re heading along to the concert, our buses will take you to within a few minutes walk of the event. Bus Services to BT Murrayfield: –From Fauldhouse / West Calder and Livingston – Service X17 –From Bathgate / Broxburn / Armadale – Service X18 –From …

Introducing our exciting new express services – Green Arrow

We’re excited to announce the much anticipated routes for our new Green Arrow express operation for West Lothian and Edinburgh which will start on Sunday 30 June. Operated with custom built 49-seat coaches, the two new routes from Linlithgow and Bathgate will provide residents and commuters with a direct express coach service to and from Edinburgh’s West End. The new …

Go Sandy!

It was fantastic to see Sandy named Lothian Country Driver of the Year at the Lothian Buses Driver to the Year Competition yesterday. It was our first year at the competition and we had a brilliant day. Well done Sandy, we’re very proud of you.