Lothian Buses is the only municipal bus company in Scotland and the largest municipal bus company in the United Kingdom. It is the dominant provider of bus services in Lothian. Transport for Edinburgh, a company wholly owned by the City of Edinburgh Council, owns 91% of the company, with the remainder being owned by the East Lothian and Midlothian councils.
Lothian Buses operates the majority of bus services in Edinburgh, extending to outlying suburbs, towns and villages. The company also operates several limited stop express routes, an Edinburgh Airport service, park and ride services and a night bus network as well as several tourist services.
The company operates four travel shops (three in the city centre and one in Dalkeith), and operates buses from three depot locations; Longstone, Annandale Street and Marine at Seafield. The company also maintains a driver training school and an engineering depot at Seafield