Lothian’s special timetables for the Hogmanay period are now available to help customers plan for their New Year journeys across Edinburgh and the Lothians, whether travelling to visit friends and family, or heading out on the town to celebrate the season.
29th December – Torchlight Procession
A Saturday Service will operate on Friday 29 December on Lothian Buses, Airlink, East Coast Buses, and Lothian Country services.
Nightbus/NightHawk services will operate to Weekday timetables.
Please note that there will be diversions in the city centre for the Torchlight Procession. Details will be available on the Service Updates page closer to the time of the event.
30th December – Night Afore Disco Party
A Saturday Service will operate on Saturday 30 December on Lothian Buses, Airlink, East Coast Buses, and Lothian Country services.
Nightbus/NightHawk services will operate to Saturday timetables on the morning of 30 December.
31st December – Hogmanay Buses
A Special Service will operate on Sunday 31 December (Hogmanay) on Lothian Buses, Airlink, East Coast Buses and Lothian Country.
Nightbus/NightHawk services will operate a Sunday timetable on the morning of 31 December.
Services will finish earlier than normal, with last journeys through the city centre at approximately 2130 hrs.
Please note that diversions will be in place across the city centre for Hogmanay celebrations in the capital. Details will be available on our Service Alerts page and homepage of the mobile app.
Airlink’s last departure from Edinburgh Airport will be at 0050 hrs, and the last departure from the city centre will be at 0009 hrs.
Visit https: https://www.lothianbuses.com/news/2023/11/festive-timetables-2023/ to plan your travel around Edinburgh during Edinburgh’s Hogmanay
New Year’s Day
A Special Service will operate on Monday 1 January 2024 (New Year’s Day) on Lothian Buses, East Coast Buses, and Lothian Country services.
Airlink will operate a normal service (no night-time journeys) with the first service departing the city centre at 0400 hrs, and the first departure from Edinburgh Airport at 0430 hrs.
A Hogmanay Special service will operate for Nightbus/NightHawk services.