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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • 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
City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$ 19.95
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
US$ 19.95
An Edinburgh city sightseeing bus tour means you can enjoy all the benefits of a guided tour—including hassle-free transport and onboard audio commentary—but still explore the sights at your own pace. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours, so you can hop on and off at attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, and Arthur’s Seat, or stay on board and take in the views aboard an open-top double-decker bus.
What to Expect
Make your way to any of the 14 stops (see itinerary) 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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Reviewed yesterday
Good tour of Edinburgh

Great & informative guides. We had two given where we got on & off, and both were excellent. Based on the guides' presentations we were able to schedule to return to places of interest to us. Especially good stories of Greyfriar's Bobby (& statue -...More

Thank lfernandez44
Reviewed yesterday
The best way to see the city

The Hop On- Hop Off bus tour is always on our agenda when we visit any city. It is the most comprehensive way to see all the city and learn which spots you would like to return to. Go for the full tour and then...More

Thank jaykaycee17
Reviewed 1 week ago
All in one

Interesting tour, tickets are valid 24 hours (and are also available for seniors), so you have time to visit all places you want.

Thank renatedrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Shory on time? Take this bus!

It's best if you do a little advance research so you know where to get on and off. We rode to the Arthurs seat stop early and walked while it was cooler and not crowded. There are many trail choices- even a paved road. We...More

4  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
We always use these tour buses. They offer a good way to learn about a city

Bought the full package including the three bridges tour. Good commentary recorded delivered via headphones in many languages. Also good for stopping at tourist locations. The journey out to the three bridges was long and uncomfortable but the bout was very good with the crew...More

8  Thank Allan_Turner
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13 July 2018|
Response from Gord_McQ | Reviewed this property |
The standard ticket is good for 24 hours...enjoy!
7 July 2018|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are the same price. We purchased ours at the Waverly bridge first stop. Not sure about buying them from the driver. The headphones are included and are handed to you when you first board. You hang onto them for... More
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