Edinburgh and the Lothians by bus
An Edinburgh open-topped tour bus
Take advantage of Lothian Buses DayTicket, which allows you unlimited daily travel in and around Edinburgh. First Buses also operate approximately 300 services throughout the Edinburgh area.
If you're heading further afield, you can buy your coach tickets for UK and Scottish travel from the bus station in St Andrew Square in advance.
The following companies can provide more information.
For travel in and around Edinburgh (including Edinburgh Airport, city bus tours and night buses)
- Lothian Buses contact number - 0131 555 6363
For travel in and around Edinburgh, Central and The Borders
- First Buses contact number - 08708 72 72 71
Sightseeing by tour bus
You can also take in the sights of the city on one of the many Edinburgh bus tours. City Bus Tour tickets can be bought in person at the Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre, 3 Princes Street or on Waverley Bridge (next to the main railway station, off Princes Street), which is where the tours start.
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Edinburgh and the Lothians sits on the eastern side of Scotland's central belt, in the heart of the country.