City centre diversions from 15 January 2022Road closures for Trams to Newhaven project

Due to the closure of York Place westbound and Leith Street northbound for Trams to Newhaven works, a number of our services will be subject to further diversions across the city centre from Saturday 15 January.

Where possible, these diversions have been designed to adhere as closely as possible to their original routes, while minimising delays. We would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding while these diversions are in effect.

Information about diverted services can be found below. If you need any assistance, please reach out on our social media channels – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram – or phone bus information on 0131 555 6363.

York Place closure westbound until further notice:

  • Services 10, 11, 16 will run Leith Walk, Picardy Place, Leith Street, and Princes Street southbound only. Northbound buses continue to serve York Place.

Leith Street closure northbound until further notice:

  • Service 19 will run Princes Street, Waterloo Place, Regent Road, Montrose Terrace, and Abbeyhill in both directions. Evening journeys between Granton and the city centre will terminate at Waterloo Place.
  • Services 1, 4, 22, 34 will run Princes Street, South St David Street, North St David Street, York Place, and Picardy Place eastbound only. Westbound buses continue to serve Leith Street.
  • Service 25 will run Princes Street, Waterloo Place, Regent Road, and Easter Road eastbound only. Westbound buses continue to serve Leith Street.
  • Service N25 will start/terminate at Waterloo Place.
  • Services N16, N22, N26, N106, N113, N124 will run Princes Street, South St David Street, North St David Street, York Place, and Picardy Place eastbound only. Westbound buses follow their normal routes.
  • Lothian Country NightBuses N28 and N43 will continue to depart from Leith Street.

Other services already affected due to the closure of North Bridge northbound:

Both directions

  • Service 8 is diverted in both directions via Nicolson Street, Chambers Street, George IV Bridge, The Mound, Hanover Street, Dundas Street, Great King Street, Drummond Place, London Street, and Bellevue.
  • Services 26 and 44 is diverted in both directions via Princes Street, Waterloo Place, Regent Road, and Montrose Terrace.

Northbound services

  • Services 5, 7, 14, 45 and 49 will be diverted via Nicolson Street, Chambers Street, George IV Bridge, The Mound, Hanover Street, George Street, York Place, Picardy Place and London Road.
  • Services 3, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, X29, X31, X33 and X37 will be diverted via Nicolson Street, Chambers Street, George IV Bridge, The Mound, Hanover Street, George Street, Frederick Street to Princes Street (or in the case of 29/X29, to Howe Street).
  • Services 29 and X29 will be diverted via Nicolson Street, Chambers Street, George IV Bridge, The Mound, Hanover Street, George Street, Frederick Street to Howe Street.

Southbound services

Services 3, 5, 7, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 49, X29, X31, X33, X37, N3, N14, N30, N31 and N37 will follow normal routes southbound via North Bridge and South Bridge.

Nightbus Services

Nightbuses N3, N14, N30, N31 and N37 will follow daytime diversions with all services stopping on George IV Bridge.