Special Services

Lothian is the ‘Official Transport Partner’ for a range of stakeholders and organisations across Edinburgh and the Lothians, providing first-class transport connections for large-scale events and visitor attractions.

You can leave the car at home and take a stress-free trip to your destination on-board one of our low emission, fully-accessible buses featuring free WiFi and USB charging ports on most vehicles.

All of our special services accept contactless payments, meaning you never have to worry about finding the correct change.

Find out more about the Special Services we operate below.

Terminal V

Terminal V Festival features a line-up of the world’s biggest electronic music acts. The event returns on 13 and 14 April 2024 – information about Service 98 links to and from Ingliston will be made available nearer the time.

13 & 14 April 2024

Cruiselink X99

Providing visitors with direct, convenient and comfortable travel into Edinburgh and the Lothians to explore the capital and further afield.

April - October 2024

Brick Fest Edinburgh

For the first time ever, the world’s largest hands-on brick event of its kind catapults from the US to make its UK debut this spring. Climb aboard the Service 98 to reach all the fun!

4 - 6 May 2024

Cows being judged at the Royal Highland Show.

Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show is an annual agricultural event, showcasing the best of food, farming and rural life at Ingliston in Edinburgh taking place from 20 – 23 June 2024.

20 - 23 June 2024

Edinburgh Summer Sessions, Becky Hill

With a reputation as a leading force in the electronic music scene, Becky Hill has gone from strength to strength since first coming to attention as the voice of Wilkinson’s ‘Afterglow’. See for yourself at the Royal Highland Centre!

18 August 2024

Comic Con

Comic Con Scotland is one of Europe’s largest pop culture conventions, attracting tens of thousands of fans annually to the Royal Highland Centre in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. 

Returning in 2024