Our West Lothian fare structure revealed

It’s not long now until we launch our new services in West Lothian, and we know you may have a lot of questions. We’re pleased to announce our West Lothian fare structure today, and we’d like to share them with you now.

What are the fares for adults, children, and families?

Lothian Country fares are split into zones, which includes:
City Zone: Edinburgh
cityWEST Zone: Queensferry, Ratho Station, Newbridge
countryWEST Zone a: Livingston, Broxburn, Uphall, Mid Calder, Deans
countryWEST Zone b: Bathgate, Boghall, Blackburn, Whitburn

Single tickets

Travelling in 1 zone
Adult £1.70, Child (age 5-15) 80p, Young Person Concession £1.10

Travelling in 2 zones
Adult £2.70, Child (age 5-15) £1.30, Young Person Concession £1.80

Travelling in 3 zones
Adult £3.70, Child (age 5-15) £1.80, Young Person Concession £2.45

Travelling in 4 zones
Adult £4.70, Child (age 5-15) £2.30, Young Person Concession £3.10

Day Tickets

cityWEST: Valid in the cityWEST and city zone, on Lothian Buses & Edinburgh Trams*
Adult £5.00, Child (age 5-15) £2.50, Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £12.50

countryWEST: Valid in countryWEST zones only
Adult £5.00, Child (age 5-15) £2.50, Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £12.50

lothianWEST: Valid in countryWEST, cityWEST, and city zones, as well as on Lothian Buses & Edinburgh Trams*
Adult £7.50, Child (age 5-15) £3.50, Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £18.00

Network Day Ticket: Valid on all Lothian Country, Lothian Buses, EastCoastbuses, Edinburgh Trams and Airport services
Adult £9.00, Child (age 5-15) £4.50

* excludes Airlink, Skylink (to/from Airport), NightBus & special services, Edinburgh Bus Tours, outside zones A&B on EastCoastBuses and Edinburgh Airport tram stop

  • Accompanied children under 5 travel free – maximum of two per fare paying customer
  • Eligible Scottish National Entitlement Card Holders travel free
  • All Adult Single & Day Tickets available as m-tickets
  • Please use exact money as change cannot be given

Will Lothian Country Single and Day Tickets be available as an m-ticket?

Yes, Single and Day Tickets will be available to purchase as m-tickets. Also available exclusively as m-tickets will be bundles of 20 countyWEST Day Tickets or 20 lothianWEST Day Tickets:

20x countryWEST Adult Day Tickets
Regular Price: £65.00 (35% off individual ticket price)
Introductory Offer: £50.00 (50% off individual ticket price)

20x lothianWEST Adult Day Tickets
Regular Price: £120.00 (20% off individual ticket price)
Introductory Offer: £95.00 (37% off individual ticket price)

We’re delighted to offer you special introductory pricing for these m-ticket bundles throughout August and September 2018!

Will Ridacards be valid on Lothian Country?

Ridacards will valid in the city zone and cityWEST zones only.

Are Lothian buses DAYtickets, DAYandNIGHTtickets, citysmart, and Child CITYSINGLEtickets valid on Lothian Country?

These tickets are valid in the city zone only.

Are Network Day Tickets valid on Lothian Country?

Yes, across all zones.

Are Lothian Country Day Tickets valid on Lothian Buses?

lothianWEST Day Tickets have the same validity as DAYtickets on Lothian Buses, and in zones A & B on EastCoastbuses. They can also be used to travel on Edinburgh Trams, except to or from the Airport tram stop.

cityWEST Day Tickets have the same validity as DAYtickets on Lothian Buses, and in zones A & B on EastCoastbuses. They can also be used to travel on Edinburgh Trams, except to or from the Airport tram stop

countryWEST Day Tickets are NOT valid on Lothian Buses or EastCoastbuses.

Will lothianWEST Day Tickets be sold on Lothian Buses and EastCoastbuses?

Yes.

Will there be a Ridacard for Lothian Country services?

At present, there is no Lothian Country Ridacard.

Can citysmart be used and topped up on board Lothian Country?

citysmart cards can be used and topped up on bus in the city zone only.

Sample Fares

Service X27/X28

Edinburgh – Dalmahoy £2.70
Edinburgh – Mid/East Calder/Wilkieston £3.70
Edinburgh – Livingston £3.70
Edinburgh – Bathgate £4.70
Mid/East Calder/Wilkieston – Livingston £1.70
Mid/East Calder/Wilkieston – Bathgate £2.70
Livingston – Bathgate £2.70
Livingston Local Journeys £1.70

Service 275

Edinburgh Park – Ratho Station/Newbridge £2.70
Edinburgh Park – Broxburn/Uphall/Livingston £3.70
Edinburgh Park – Blackburn/Whitburn £4.70
Broxburn/Uphall – Livingston £1.70
Livingston – Blackburn/Whitburn £2.70
Livingston Local Journeys £1.70