Edinburgh Bus Station entrance from East

Edinburgh Bus Station

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Central Bus Terminus for buses to locations outside of the City

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Edinburgh Bus Station is located on Elder Street in the city centre. It provides a busy, central hub for commuters, shoppers and tourists from neighbouring regions and further afield. The station offers direct access to the St James Quarter, New Town and Princes Street. The Scott Monument and Princes Street Gardens are close by as is the East End of Princes Street, St Andrew Square and George Street.

Offering a network of bus services operated by different companies, the station provides convenient access to popular attractions, residential areas, and business districts. There are tram and bus stops linking into the City’s main transport networks nearby and Waverley Station is a short walk away.

Equipped with accessible facilities such as waiting areas, restrooms and baby changing facilities there are also left luggage lockers, a small cafe, and a convenience store. The bus station aims to provide a comfortable and efficient travel experience for passengers.

Customer Service Assistants are on hand to answer passengers’ queries.

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