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South East and Central Scotland

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Welcome to First Bus South East and Central Scotland

With nearly 150 bus routes taking you around some of the best parts of the country, you’ll get the chance to see some of Scotland’s best sights. Whether you’re wanting a fun day out at the historic Edinburgh Castle, or you fancy a ride on the famous Falkirk Wheel, our buses will get your there with easier local travel.

Here at First Bus Scotland East, we’re here for you whatever the occasion. You can now hire a bus or a coach, whatever the event. Whether you’re trying to get a group of people to a wedding, or you need to get a group of people to a fancy work event, our buses have up to 74 seats each. You can choose between a modern coach, a single or double decker bus, and we can even tailor the destination screens to display a dedicated message of your choice. Travel in style to that special event.

Helping you get around South East and Central Scotland as easily as possible

From online tickets to timetables and route maps, we have a vast amount of resources to help you get around as easily as possible.

First Bus operate 150 bus routes running regularly throughout South East and Central Scotland, meaning there is always a bus ready to take you where you need to go. Above, you can find information regarding our bus services including timetables, prices and you can even use our journey planner to ensure a smooth ride.

Enjoy the journey.

Routes and maps

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About us

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At First we are dedicated to offering good quality, safe, affordable and accessible services to millions of passengers who travel with us every year.

Ticket types

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South East and Central Scotland Bus Tickets and Payment Methods Travelling with First around the Scotland East network has never been easier.

Bustracker SEStran

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Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) system will transform bus travel in S.

Bright Bus Tours

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Local Market Reports

Midland Bluebird Please see our annual report providing an insight into our business and the markets we serve.

Family Ticket

Family Ticket Our Family Tickets mean family days out start the moment you board the bus.

Service X10 & X10A

Service X10 / X10A travels from Stirling and Balfron, through to Glasgow centre.

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