Dial-A-Ride Service Costs and Calculator

Dial-A-Ride is charged on a mileage basis at 4.75 for the first mile plus 50p per mile thereafter. (Effective from 1st April 2020 and subject to periodic change.)

Up to 6.00 off your first trip.

Group Fares

Additional passengers pay a 2.00 flat fare when accompanying a full-fare passenger on the same journey.


One GENUINE escort may travel free on Dial-A-Ride. On Dial-A-Bus an escort pays 2.00 each way. Please advise when booking.


A cancellation fee of 4.75 may be charged if bookings are cancelled without 24 hours notice.

Waiting Time

An additional charge may be applied for any waiting time incurred.


The standard fare applies.


We have a stairclimber available, please phone for details and cost.

Our calculator below will allow you to work out the fare for Dial-A-Ride based on the details entered.  Please note that this fare is applicable only for travel within Lothian.  Any trips outside this area are calculated differently - please contact us for more information.

Cost Calculator