Town for a £1 and kids go free 

West Coast Motors is running a town for a £1 and kids go free campaign.

From 03 July to 09 July, West Coast Motors will take part in the Catch the Bus campaign, a nationwide initiative organised by Greener Journeys and aimed at raising awareness of the many benefits of using the bus.

During the campaign, West Coast Motors is offering customers the opportunity to travel on any of its town services for a purse pleasing £1. Kids will also go free when accompanied with a travelling adult.

The offer is available from 03 July to 09 July, 10am to 2pm only, on the following town routes; Ardrishaig (service 422), Bute (service 491/492), Campbeltown (service 100/440), Dunoon (service 480/482/483) and Oban (service 001/401/016/416/417).

For bus times visit our timetables page.

City Sightseeing Oban

From 26 May until 24 September, City Sightseeing Oban shall operate three tours, Oban to Altantic Bridge, Oban to Connel and Easdale and Oban to Connel Bridge. 

Ranging from one hour to two hours and 35 minutes, the tours not only capture the bustling town and its stunning harbour, it also provides the opportunity to discover and explore some of the west coast’s most breathtakingly beautiful countryside and seascape.

The tours will operate daily with a newly refurbished open-top double decker vehicle. 

Ticket prices depend on tour and range from £8 to £13 for adults, £6 to £11 for children and concessions and £20 to £25 for families.

For more details and to book your tour visit City Sightseeing Oban

Enhanced service 5/405

From 26 May to 24 September the frequency of service 5/405 Oban to Dunbeg will increase to every 30 minutes at peak times. The route takes in a number of local attractions including Dunstaffnage Castle and Castle and Ocean Explorer Centre.

For more info visit our timetables page.

City Sightseeing Scottish Borders

West Coast Motors has expanded its City Sightseeing tours to include the Scottish Borders.

Operated by an open top bus, the hop-on and hop-off tour will allow visitors the opportunity to explore the many historical attractions and stunning views, which are making the Scottish Borders an increasingly popular tourist destination

Featuring Abbotsford House, Melrose and Dryburgh Abbey, Trimontium Museum, William Wallace Statue and Scotts View, the tour also captures the beautiful rolling countryside while promoting a host of bustling cafes, bars and boutique shops.

For more information and to book your tour visit City Sightseeing Scottish Borders.


On Sunday 26 March 2017, West Coast Motors took over First Scotland East's operations in the Scottish Borders.

This investment is a clear demonstration of West Coast Motors on-going commitment to the Borders area, and it looks forward to expanding it's bus network to serve new and existing customers.

West Coast Motors will operate the business, alongisde Perryman's Buses, under its operating subsidiary, Borders Buses Ltd. The business will be known as Borders Buses.

For full details visit Borders Buses website.