Services 104 and 113 running from East Lothian to the City Centre and beyond, 7 days a week.

Key service information

We offer three ticket types - single and day tickets are available from your driver and you can pre-purchase season tickets from Transport for Edinburgh Travelshops.

We operate an exact fare policy. When you board the bus, please have the correct change for your fare as our drivers are unable to give change.

Our Zone System

Lothian Country Buses uses a zone system for fares, running through Zones A, B and C out to Macmerry, Gladsmuir and Pencaitland and Zone D out to Haddington. Check the map below to see the zones. Note that Lothian Buses DAYtickets, CITYSINGLEtickets and Ridacards can be used on Lothian Country Buses, but only in Zones A and B.


Fares and tickets

Single tickets

An LCB single ticket is valid for one journey on Lothian Country Buses and is split into four simple zones: a, b, c and d (see map below).

Travel in Adult Child (5-15 years)
1 zone
(or 2 fare zones including zone b)

 
£1.60 £0.80
2 zones
(not including zone b)

 
£2.60 £1.30
3 zones £2.60 £1.30
All 4 zones £3.60 £1.80

 

LCB Day Ticket

An LCB Day Ticket offers unlimited travel for one day on Lothian Country Buses & also Lothian Buses day buses, East Coast Buses and Edinburgh Trams (City Fare zone)*.

Travel in Adult Child (5-15 years)
Zones A & B plus bus and tram £4.00 £2.00
Zones A, B & C plus bus and tram £5.50 £3.00
Zones A, B, C & D plus bus and tram £7.50 £3.50

* LCB Day Tickets not valid on Airlink, NightBus services, Service 98, tours or Edinburgh Trams (Airport Fare zone between Ingliston Park & Ride and Edinburgh Airport). Child fare for ages 5-15 inclusive.

Zones

Lothian Country Buses Route map

Service status

For updates on all services, check the Live status board.

113 Planned diversion
104 Planned diversion

Get a Lothian Country Buses Ridacard

Benefits of Ridacard

With unlimited travel on Lothian Country Buses, Lothian Buses services, Edinburgh Trams and NightBus services and Airlink*, our Ridacard is a great deal.

  • No more searching for loose change
  • Easy to use
  • Ideal for regular travellers
  • Secure smart card technology allows replacement if lost
  • 2 simple ways to pay: Direct Debit or Advance Purchase

* Valid on all Lothian Buses (including NightBus services) except Service 98 and tours

ZONE C Adult Student Junior (5-15 years)
One week Advance Purchase 1 week
£25
£21 £15
Four week Advance Purchase 4 week
£75
£63 £45
Annual Advance Purchase Annual
£900
£756 £540
Best value Direct Debit** Monthly
£70
£59 £42
ZONE D Adult Student Junior (5-15 years)
One week Advance Purchase 1 week
£28
£24 £17
Four week Advance Purchase 4 week
£84
£72 £51
Annual Advance Purchase Annual
£1,008
£864 £612
Best value Direct Debit** Monthly
£78
£67 £47

How do I buy a Ridacard?

  • Download, print and complete the application form below, or pick one up from one of our Travelshops. Direct Debit customers should also complete Form 2.
  • Pop into one of our Travelshops - Hanover Street, Waverley Bridge or Dalkeith.
  • Choose your Ridacard - (e.g. advance purchase or Direct Debit). A card issue fee (currently £3) is payable when a card is first issued or subsequently replaced