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School Transport

Every day over 24,000 children attend schools in West Lothian. Of these, the council transports nearly 6,000 children to secondary and primary schools in a variety of vehicles ranging from double deck buses, to coaches, minibuses and taxis.

School transport services are contracted out to approved bus, coach, taxi and private hire car operators. These pages set out to answer some of the most common questions parents and pupils ask and provide route and timetable information for all bus services. West Lothian Council makes safety on school transport a top priority.

Information regarding School Transport for Mainstream Schools
Please note: Applications for school session 2024/2025 are not open. Schools will be advised prior to application opening date along with WLC social media channels.