Edinburgh Bus Station

Edinburgh Bus Station location and facilities

Edinburgh Bus Station is located on Elder Street in the centre of Edinburgh. You can see its location on the map below.

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Opening hours

The station is open: 

  • Monday - Thursday & Sunday 04:30-00:00
  • Friday & Saturday 04:30-00:30

The CityLink ticket hall is open:

  • Monday - Saturday 06:30-19:45
  • Sunday 08:00-20:00 

Tickets for other services can usually be bought on the bus.


The station features the following facilities:

  • Toilets - 30p charge, open 06:00 - 00:00
  • Disabled toilets - accessible via RADAR key or contacting member of staff, open 06:00 - 00:00
  • Baby changing facilities - Contact a member of staff to access
  • Luggage lockers - £3-10 depending on size and time, open 06:00 - 00:00
  • Payphones
  • ATM
  • WH Smith convenience shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Cycle racks
  • Secure bike lockers (£3 per day, £30 per month or £300 per year)
  • Vending machines
  • Photobooths

Lost property

Items of lost property are held for up to 59 days and can be reclaimed from security staff. Items found on buses and coaches are held by the operator.

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