Hop-on to a City Sightseeing Edinburgh bus tour and enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 24 hours. Discover sights such as Edinburgh Castle and the Grassmarket, as you travel on an open-top, double-decker bus with panoramic views of the city.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
- Valid 1 day
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Audio guide included
- Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese
- Wheelchair accessible
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The first stop is located at St Andrew Square Northside, but you can join or end the tour at any of the bus stops along the route: 1. St Andrew Square - Northside 2. Lothian Road - Waldorf Astoria 3. Grassmarket 4. Lauriston Place 5. Johnstone Terrace - Edinburgh Castle, The Scottish Whiskey Experience 6. Lawnmarket - Gladstone's End, The Real Mary King's Close 7. Chambers Street - National Museum of Scotland 8. St Mary's Street West 9. Canongate - John Knox House 10. Royal Mile - Scottish Parliament, Palace of Holyrood House 11. Dynamic Earth 12. Regent Road - Burns Monument.Open in Google Maps ⟶
Know before you go
- Start Point: St Andrew Square - Northside
- Operational season: All year-round.
- First departure: 9:00 AM. Last tour departure varies depending on the time of year. Check locally for the latest timetables.
- Frequency - every 30 minutes. Please check locally for the latest timetables.
- Duration: 60 minutes
- 4:00 PM (November-March)
- Ticket Length: 24 hours
- Full mobility facilities on all tour buses, and a subtitled screen downstairs for those who are hard of hearing
- With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out
- Kids go free until March 31, 2023. Up to three kids can travel free per adult ticket. Up to 3 kids are free per adult ticket for those who book and travel before this date
- CS Edinburgh bus will be diverted until further notice between Chambers Street and Canongate via Nicolson Street, West Richmond Street, The Pleasance and St Mary’s Street