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 for a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Valid 1 day
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Audio guide included
- Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese
- Wheelchair accessible
Select participants and date
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
- First bus departs from Stop 1 at 9am, last bus departs from Stop 1 at 4pm
- Tour duration: 1 hour
- Buses run every 30 minutes
- Christmas/ New Year timetable: 25th December- the tour will operate from 10am - 3pm, every 20 minutes. 31st December- the tour will operate from 9am - 3pm, every 30 minutes. 1st January 2024- the tour will operate from 11am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
- 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, 2024. Up to 3 kids can travel for free per adult ticket before this date