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Edinburgh Bus Tours, Edinburgh

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Aboard a five star open-top bus you can see sights including Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - all from top deck. Choose from recorded commentary offering a wide selection of languages, or a live English speaking guide. What's more our hop-on hop-off tickets give you total flexibility to further explore Edinburgh’s sights as we pass them.

Make a day of it and save up to £14 with our GRAND and ROYAL tickets. GRAND tickets give you access to all our city tours for 24 or 48 hours. ROYAL tickets include a GRAND 48 hour ticket, and admission to Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Royal Yacht Britannia.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, entertaining the kids or just want to see the sights we have a tour for you. The green Edinburgh Tour is a great introduction to Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns. The Edinburgh World Heritage Official Tour* explores Edinburgh as a city of contrasts, delving deeper into the city’s stories. Keep the kids entertained with our Horrible Histories commentary on City Sightseeing buses. Other tours include MacTour City Tour Bus, Majestic Tour and Forth Bridges Bus & Boat Tour.

Most tours last approximately 1 hour and there are regular departures from Waverley Bridge. Buses can also be picked up at any of their stops along the routes.
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  • You will have to redeem the tickets at Waverly Bridge first. But that's really a piece of cake. Super friendly people. At most bus stops are also friendly people who can answer all the questions about the tour. Also the buses themselves super convenient, we had their own earphones for the audio tour, but there are also available from the driver. All the activities included were served by 1 of the three buses so super convenient. Definitely do this.
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  • We used this for the first time. The stop was right next to the Old Waverley. We got two days out of ticker noon to noon. Great value, super guide.. I would recomend them..  more »
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  • This is a great group of tour buses with 4 options to learn 4 different types of history for everyone. Even one suitable to children as horrible histories commentary. Can even get discount on attractions. It also is another bonus as easy transport to attractions around edinburgh. Staff were friendly and helpful. The tours were great and informative.
  • Couldn’t recommend more. We went on the Edinburgh Tour and it was really interesting with great hop on and hop off spots near all the central attractions. We have a toddler and they were really accommodating and made an effort to make her feel welcome. Our guide (Ken) was really friendly, funny and knew his stuff. Apparently tickets last 24hrs so if you purchase one at midday on one day, it’s valid until midday the next.
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