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Edinburgh’s bus station is situated in the east end of the city centre. The St Andrews Street Station is located between George Street and the St James Centre. MAP (currently the station is being refurbished and the bus station has moved outside to St Andrews Square)

For journeys crossing the border to England the main coach operator is National Express, who run services to many parts of the country including London, Birmingham, Dover, Liverpool, Newcastle as well as many more cities.

Three main fares exist

  • Standard Fare Days, where either part of the journey is on a Friday or other peak travel days such as Christmas or Easter.
  • Economy Fare Days, were both parts of the journey do not fall on a peak travel day.
  • Advanced Purchase Fares, where further savings can be made if your ticket is booked at least seven days in advance of your outward journey (check availability).

Booking a Ticket

Tickets can be purchased from any National Express Agent, to find the nearest to your area phone : 0990 010104

Tickets can also be purchased by credit or major debit card (e.g.Switch, Delta) by calling the booking line : 0990 808080

Credit Card bookings and up to date travel information are now
currently available at the
National Express Web Site

For Journeys within Scotland National Express' sister company Scottish Citylink is the main service provider. Services run to most main Scottish destinations including Glasgow, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness, with northern journeys crossing over the impresive Forth Road Bridge.

Single and Standard returns are available for all journeys (return journeys must be within three months). Day return fares offer a discount over standard returns.

St Andrews Bus Station

Tickets can be purchased in advance from Citylink Offices in main bus stations or from the driver at time of departure.

For timetable and fare enquiries call :
0990 50 50 50

For up to date service/timetable information
visit the
Citylink web site.

St Andrews Bus Station
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