Terminal V 2024

We are delighted to be serving as Terminal V’s official travel partner again on 13-14 April 2024, providing our Special Service 98 between the city centre and the Royal Highland Centre for this year’s event to transport festival-goers right to the festival gates.

Lothian’s Service 98 will leave from George Street (outside the Assembly Rooms) with the first departure at 11:30 and last departure at 16:30.

From Terminal V, the first departure will be at 20:00 and the last departure at 23:45. Buses will run up to every 8 minutes and there will be additional pick-up points at the West End (stop SD), Haymarket (stop HH) and the 31 stops along Corstorphine Road until Maybury.

To learn more about Terminal V, visit their website.

Departures from City Centre (George Street at Assembly Rooms): 1130, 1200, 1230, 1245 then frequent departures until 1630 hrs.

Departures from Royal Highland Centre: 2000, 2030, 2100, 2120, 2140 then frequent departures until 2345 hrs.

Tickets can be purchased on-bus via contactless only or in advance through M-tickets available from our app close to the time of the event. 

  • Single £4.50
  • Return £7.50
  • Network Day Ticket £10.00
    (providing unlimited travel on day and NightBus services across our entire network

Remember, if you hold a valid NEC or Young Scot NEC you can travel for free under the Scottish Government’s Young Persons’ (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel initiative. Read more on the scheme.