Transport for Edinburgh

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About this app

The travel app from Lothian has everything you need to get around Edinburgh with Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams.

Open up the app and we'll show you live times for the three nearest stops near you
An interactive map shows you every bus and tram stop around you - just tap on one to bring up an instant departure board - perfect for comparing services at different stops.

Want to get somewhere fast? Just search for a place, address, business name... anything, and we'll show you the best way to get there. You can also search for routes - we'll even show you if a bus is nearby and show you it moving on a map.

Plan your commute, nights out or even just a trip to the shops - we use a real-time journey planning system that takes network delays into account when showing you the best way to get to your destination, with full step-by-step instructions.

We've made it easy to let your friends and family know when you'll arrive - just track your bus using the app and share a link by email, Twitter, Facebook or WhatsApp. Your friends can track your bus online (they don't need the app) and see when you'll arrive.

Using the companion m-ticket app, you can purchase single tickets and DAYtickets for many of our services.

Finally, please note that the app requires data access and works best with GPS on. Please be aware the continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Updated on
13 Jun 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region and age The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
App info and performance and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
2.63K reviews
Jim Russ
15 November 2022
Incredibly unreliable, I have returned to checking the Lothian Bus website instead. The app's Journey Planner is clearly linked to the timetable for when buses SHOULD come rather than live data, so tells you to go for buses that never show up or already passed. Meanwhile, checking the Route "live" tracker shows buses several stops away from where they actually are, so even using both features is no guarantee! Real shame, as I fully support Lothian public buses, but app is not fit for purpose.
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Gareth Hutchinson
2 December 2022
Utter garbage. I live in Edinburgh and don't use public transport, this is why. I had to get to work without a car and so I downloaded this. At the first hurdle, spinning wheel of death after installation. Once this was installed, it then takes you to a different app to buy tickets. I understand the infrastructure maybe operated by different vendors but to use 2 different apps is the shortsighted, disconnected and the typical idiotic approach the council takes. This app wouldn't load my route
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Nicola Romanò
7 November 2022
Bus routes/stops are wrong and when they are correct the waiting times are nowhere near reality. The live tracking feature shows inexistent buses... At a time when many of Edinburgh main roads are closed for work, this should really be updated daily with new routes.
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What's new

Bug fixes related to stops and routes.