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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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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.
  • 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
  • Buses depart about every 20 minutes: save time for more sightseeing
What to Expect
Make your way to any of the 14 stops 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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Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
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Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • 24 hour unlimited hop on hop off bus pass
  • On-board multilingual audio commentary in 10 languages + free headphones
  • Discounts at local attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Season: All Year Round
  • April - May: 9:00am - 6:00pm, every 12 minutes
  • June - August: 9:00am - 7:00pm, every 12 minutes
  • September - October: 9:00am - 6:00pm, every 12 minutes
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • November - March: 9:00am - 4:00pm, every 20 minutes
  • Tour Duration: 60 minutes
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Liked the tour very much. Personnel from check out to drivers were super friendly and helpful! Interesting material narrated. The English text was much more fun dnd informative than Russian, but ok as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gabrielle Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the train from Glasgow to Edinburgh & had 4 days in Edinburgh. Our Experienced Student pass included Edinburgh Castle, Hollyrood Castle & the Britannia Ship Tour.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ladesign29
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great way to see Edinburgh if you have limited time to explore - we only had 6hrs in Edinburgh but was able to see all the best bits and because you can hop on and off all day you can revisit the areas you prefer...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you've only got a couple of days or if you're staying longer, the hop on hop off bus is a great way to see Edinburgh. As the name says you can go around then hop off at an area you want to explore then...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Scottish-Power23
Reviewed 4 days ago

It takes you into one of the most unique cities I have being into. The laps take at the most an hour and it's very helpful on what to stop and visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Damian F
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14 August 2019|
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Response from LauriePortchester | Reviewed this property |
There’s really no restrictions in Scotland for your pooch. They can definitely go on the city buses so I don’t see why they couldn’t go on this bus. The only thing I could see is maybe because it’s privately owned and a... More
8 August 2019|
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Response from kims9598 | Reviewed this property |
You have to purchase for a specific date.
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Response from LesleyCann | Reviewed this property |
Depends which tour you choose, one of them does. Just check before buying your ticket.
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