Day trip

Day Trip by Rail to Edinburgh from London

Day Trip by Rail to Edinburgh from London

From US$ 225.31 per person

Travel by train to Edinburgh and learn its rich history with a hop-on hop-off bus tour featuring Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and Greyfriars Bobby. You'll even get to go inside Edinburgh Castle, home of the Royal Apartments and Scottish Crown Jewels!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 15 hours
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Host or greeter
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride on reserved seats on the train back to Edinburgh
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle
  • Take an open-top bus tour
  • Use a free city map
Full description
Welcome and Departure Be present at King’s Cross Station at 6:30 AM to exchange your voucher for your train tickets for your outbound and inbound rail journeys. Your train will depart at 7:00 AM and arrive in to Edinburgh at 11:22 AM. Please print all tickets for both your return rail journey and attractions. Edinburgh – Open-Top Bus Tour Delve into the Scottish capital’s rich history with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour that takes in all the major sights: the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Bobby, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and atmospheric Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Castle  Enjoy free admission to Edinburgh Castle, where you can marvel at the sparkling Scottish Crown Jewels and photograph breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s famous skyline. Return Journey  After a thrilling day spent discovering Edinburgh, your train departs at 5:31 PM, arriving back in London at 10:18 PM. Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time. First Class - optional - includes refreshments served at your seat.
Includes
  • Reserved train seats
  • Open-top Bus Tour
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
  • Gratuities
  • Food or drinks
  • Guide
  • Hotel transfers
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Meeting point

Meet the local partner’s representative at the Customer Information desk inside the train station, to exchange your voucher for your tickets.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Once booked, this tour is non-refundable
  • Please note that this tour is not escorted
  • Please note, the tour itinerary and order may change
  • Train seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed together
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Very good

The trip was very pleasant

February 22, 2015

Edinburgh day trip

Everything went very well!

August 30, 2016

It was a wonderful experience.

The whole trip was great. There was so much to see but just lacks the time to do so. Even then it was a wonderful experience.

April 20, 2017

Product ID: 16135