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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

From US$21,70
  • Convenient hop-on hop-off transport on an open-top double-decker bus
  • 14 city stops include Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and World's End 
  • Onboard audio commentary ensures you don’t miss anything
City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$21,70
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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An Edinburgh city sightseeing bus tour means you can enjoy all the benefits of a guided tour—including hassle-free transport and onboard audio commentary—but still explore the sights at your own pace. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours, so you can hop on and off at attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, and Arthur’s Seat, or stay on board and take in the views aboard an open-top double-decker bus.
What to Expect
Make your way to any of the 14 stops (see itinerary) to validate your 24-hour ticket, then hop aboard one of the open-top double-decker city sightseeing buses.

The entire circuit takes around an hour and you can jump off at any of the stops along the way to tour the sights, visit the city’s museums, or stroll around the UNESCO-listed Old Town on foot. While on board, don’t forget to plug in your headphones and listen to the onboard audio commentary, which will point out all the main attractions along the way and offer background history and fun facts to help you get the most out of your visit.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Best use of time

I’ve done other hop on-off tours in other cities but, Edinburgh was the best because the route was short enough that it wasn’t the whole day. Plus we didn’t sit In traffic for long periods of time.

1  Thank Joni S
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great overview of the city

A great first to-do in order to get a good overview of the city. We had just gotten off a longer travel day so the kids wanted a break and the wifi helped (unsure if it was through the bus or a downtown Edinburgh service...More

Thank Gord_McQ
Reviewed 5 days ago
Good idea for finding sights

We used the Edinburgh tour bus on our recent visit. The buses were quite frequent and we were provided with maps and headphones. They will not let you on the bus unless you are at the bus stop even if the bus is stuck at...More

1  Thank rockyLancashire
Reviewed 6 days ago
Bus Tour- best way to see Edinburgh

We bought a ticket for just this tour £15pp for a 24hour ticket it was a excellent way to see the city very informative and interesting facts. I would recommend when visiting Edinburgh.

Thank Marbsxx
Reviewed 1 week ago
a great way to see the city

We bought grand ticket for the 3 bus tours: the city sightseeing, edinburgh tours and majestic tours. For 24 hours, it was a great way to see the city of Edinburgh. Jumping from one bus to another, it was fun.The Majestic tour has a stop...More

Thank Shamira H
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9 April 2018|
Response from Shamira H |
Hello! I think the bus starts at 9 am from Waverley Bridge. Every 20 minutes there is bus.