Edinburgh by Bus
Traveling by Bus in and around Edinburgh and Edinburgh Bus Tours
Edinburgh has a network of local bus services allowing frequent and cost effective travel throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians.
From the University Campus the nearest bus stop is on Dalkeith Road (at the West end of the site) and Lothian buses 30 and 33 will take you to the City Centre. Newington Road/Minto Street, one block further west, has many more bus routes. Note that you may have to change buses to reach some destinations.
Adult Single £1.30
Child Single (5-15yrs) £0.70
Adult Day ticket £3.20
Child Day ticket £2.00
(Day tickets allow unlimited travel around Edinburgh on Lothian buses).
For bus times and information Telephone 0131 554 4494
First buses operate throughout the Edinburgh area but also provide services to the Borders and Central Scotland.
Prices depend on where you are traveling too. Adult single within Edinburgh costs £1.30.
Customer Services Telephone 08708 72 72 71
Most buses run at intervals between 10 and 20 minutes during the day, but are less frequent in the evenings (after 7.00pm) and on Sundays. Make sure you have the correct change as Lothian and most First Buses do not give change.
If you're heading further a field, you can buy your coach tickets for Scottish and UK travel from the bus station in St Andrew Square in advance.
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, which is where the tours start.
Child (5-15years) £5
Family ticket (2adults and up to 3 children) £28
Edinburgh Bus tours Telephone 0131 220 0770