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Edinburgh Bus Tours

Waverley Bridge | City Centre Ward, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, Scotland
+44 131 220 0770
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Hop on - hop off and discover the best of Scotland’s Capital with Edinburgh Bus Tours. Enjoy unbeatable views and an incredible experience on board our five star tours. Explore sights including Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Royal Yacht Britannia. Choose from multi-lingual commentary available in up to 10 different languages or let a specially trained English speaking guide tell you about their city. Hop on - hop off tickets valid for 24 hours give you total flexibility to explore. Make a day of it and save money with our Grand and Royal tickets. Grand tickets give you access to all city tours for 24 or 48 hours. The Royal Edinburgh Ticket includes a Grand 48 ticket, plus admission to Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Royal Yacht Britannia saving you over 20%. We operate every day of the year, except 25 December
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  • Average8%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Waverley Bridge | City Centre Ward, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had booked this tour based on price and destinations and more importantly, that we had a live guide. We would highly recommend this tour for content, quality information and excellent knowledge of the Guide, Colin, coupled with humour too. We have been visiting Edinburgh...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friends and I enjoyed the bus tour around edinburgh... the tour guide was very good and has a great sense of humour... it’s a very nice 1-hour trip... a value for your money as well...

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ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much, good to hear how much you enjoyed exploring Edinburgh with us. Elaine

Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had a few hours to see this fantastic city so felt this was the best way to do it. The guide on the bus was informative and funny and shared a lot of interesting facts on the way round. As its a bus...More

Thank Amy R
ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Amy, hope you got some good pics, share them with us if you did. With best wishes Elaine

Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the bus about lunchtime, which is quite a good time to catch it as the ticket is for 24 hours. Great way to see the Ciry, very knowledgeable guides. If you can sit up the top in the open bit. It’s not cheap...More

Thank FairlightTraveller
ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thanks for hopping on ( and off) it sounds like you made the most of the 24 hour ticket and I hope by the end of it you thought it did in fact represent good value for money as you explored Edinburgh both on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the Royal Edinburgh Ticket which included three bus tours and entrance to the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. The Ticket is valid for two days and well worth the money. The first bus tour the Edinburgh tour was hosted by...More

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ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for reviewing our Royal Edinburgh Ticket here, I'm glad you made the most out of its value and validity to explore Royal Edinburgh with us. We shall pass on your comments to Philip the Tour Guide too. With best wishes Elaine

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bus tour differs from most bus tours. There is a real person speaking and not an audiotour. Way more interesting!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our live guides were very enthusiastic and knew a lot about the city. However, the city is also very doable by foot, especially on a free walking tour with extra information. Would save you some money! But it was another way to see the city...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend taking an open top bus tour to see the whole city. They last at least 24hours and you can jump off and on when you want to. Personally we liked the guided option rather than a headset and electronic tour. You really got...More

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Eondi
15 January 2018|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
HI - if you pre-purchase your Royal Edinburgh Ticket and print it out you can exchange it for valid tickets at Britannia and then use it to hop on and off starting with the Majestic Tour. Otherwise you can buy all other... More
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Julia H
27 October 2017|
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Response from Sarah G | Reviewed this property |
Where is the ferry leaving from?
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Julia H
4 September 2017|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
Yes, we run all year round, city tours are every 20 minutes in December. Choose from live guided Edinburgh Tour or mulit-language City Sightseeing. Elaine
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