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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Explore the historic and vibrant city of Edinburgh in your own time, with an unlimited 24 hour hop-on hop-off bus tour. From the open-top deck you’ll have a fantastic 360 degree view of the spectacular surroundings, which are a blend of stunning natural beauty, and wonderfully historic architecture. This Scottish sightseeing adventure will take you to all of Edinburgh's key points of interest, including Waverley Bridge, Grassmarket, Johnston Terrace, Old Town, Canongate, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Our Dynamic Earth and much more! There's also an informative audio tour commentary on the double-decker bus, so you can make sense of the fabulous sights you're experiencing. With access to 14 stops around the city, and the ability to hop on and off the bus as much as you please within the given time period, you can truly immerse yourself into the culture of this charming destination.

What's Included

  • 24 hour unlimited hop on hop off bus pass
  • On-board multilingual audio commentary in 10 languages + free headphones
  • Discounts at local attractions
  • Vouchers valid for 12 months
  • 3 kids go free with every paying adult until 2nd April 22
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What To Expect


Red RouteRoute Duration: 1 hourStops on the Red Route:

  • 24 St Andrew Square - Stop 1 is at St Andrews Square Northside
  • Lothian Road
  • Grassmarket - Hop-off at Grassmarket for a truly authentic experience of the local culture. With the pretty surroundings, and the hustle and bustle of the lively marketplace, you'll feel like you've been fully immersed into the Scottish way of life.
  • Lauriston Place
  • Johnston Terrace
  • Lawnmarket
  • Chambers Street
  • John Knox House - For those wanting to sharpen up

The Location

Where To Go

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure time

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Return details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.


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Written Reviews (24)

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Reconsider if travelling with young...

Roisin H | Nov 2021

Reconsider if travelling with young children, elderly or disabled. Bus stops are not as shown on map and departure times are closer to every 60 minutes than 20 and it looks like they just wait until they have what they decide is enough passenger to

Great way to see the...

John_S | Nov 2021

Great way to see the City - Sandra, live tour guide was great and knew her history and Michael, driver was fab too!

Buses was on time the...

Anita_B | Nov 2021

Buses was on time the audio was very interesting explaining all the monuments/tourist sites on route. Our return bus back from holyrood palace back to grassmarket the driver was so lovely an older couple one in a wheelchair didn’t know where to

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Season: All Year Round (Times may vary - check on arrival)
  • 9:10am - 4:40pm, every 30 minutes
  • Tour Duration: 60 minutes

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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