Use the map to identify the bus stop you require real time information for.
Search by address – search for real time bus information at bus stops near to, or on, a specific street using street name, post code or place of interest.
Search for real time bus information using the bus service number you require.
To find a real time bus time:
To download a PDF file showing the route and service timetable:
Search for real time bus information using the unique 8 digit bus stop code.
If you know the bus stop you want to use and its associated ‘Bus Stop Code’ then you can go direct to the real time bus information using this option. Bus stop codes are printed on the timetables at bus stops or can be found by using the ‘Search by Map’ options to find the stop and its bus stop code.
Create your own custom sign for the stops and services you use most.
This option allows you to combine the services you regularly use from a variety of different stops onto a single sign. This is ideal if you have a number of different bus services to choose from but they depart from different bus stops in different addresses. You can then bookmark this sign, allowing you to open it quickly without re-entering any stop codes.
Does bustrackerSEStran provide information for all South East of Scotland bus services?
No, BustrackerSEStran has information for specific route services and at designated stops throughout South East Scotland.
How far in advance can I get a "real-time" prediction?
1 hour ahead (59 minutes to be precise!) Arrivals after 1 hour are always estimated times based on the timetable.
Which bus services can I get information on?
At present you can get information on specific services run by Stagecoach, First and Lothian Buses. The system is compatible with Edinburgh’s Bustracker system and is open to other operators who are willing to install the bustrackerSEStran equipment on their buses.
What is the bus stop code?
The bus stop code is the unique 8 digit number given to every bus stop. The code can be found on the website via the map search within the bus stop marker balloon or on the timetable at stops on street.
How do I plan a journey / find out which bus I need to take?
If you want to plan a journey using public transport Traveline Scotland can help.
Why are there no mobile applications for Blackberry?
The iPhone, Android and Windows applications have been developed by third parties at no cost to the Council. An API (Application Programming Interface) has been developed which will enable easier development of third party applications in these formats.