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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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“majestic tour” (114 reviews)
“live commentary” (113 reviews)
“hop on hop” (153 reviews)
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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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"majestic tour"
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"live commentary"
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"hop on hop"
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"hour ticket"
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"grand ticket"
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"green bus tour"
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"horrible histories"
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"different routes"
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"city sightseeing"
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"waverley bridge"
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"recorded commentary"
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"open top bus"
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"your bearings"
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"top deck"
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"day pass"
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"the royal yacht britannia"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was with my 12 year old granddaughter and wanted to do something different other than the main sites in Edinburgh. This is a new tour and if you are looking for something different then this is a must. Sandra the guide was fantastic the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The driver was so helpful with all the different tickets and patiencet with us.we hopped on and off 3 different tour buses all day it made it so easy to get around Edinburgh and all the drivers were so friendly helpful and all smiles well...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked on the royal mile with a helpful guide who recommended the live tour bus. We really enjoyed the tour which showed us all of Edinburgh. The guides (they swapped) were both really knowledgable and funny as well. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Edinburgh is amazing. I love the city. I feel the guide could have been better. If you have ever done the tour of Dublin, this will disappoint. The tour itself was great and I would recommend it. Great route and some useful ideas of where...More

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ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback. You don't specify what the issue was with your guide. We love our live tours as each guide can put their individual touch to the tour. We know not everyone will like each guide but important that we are made aware...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Christmas market with the stalls stretching as far as the eye could see we stayed in a flat for the break. Can't start to tell you what to see, there is so much, the days were full, not really enough time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best way to start a visit to the city. Makes visiting the Brittania easy too. My advice would be to do at least two different routes.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the 24hr ticket for 3 different buses at£20. Although they repeat themselves on each tour. Very good tours although it says 24hr they finish around 6.30pm. Dont be mislead which we nearly were. Very good tour operator but not on every bus, ear...More

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sch00lm0m
11 July 2018|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
You can pick up the Majestic Tour at Newhaven and Leith ports. If arriving at South Queensfeery take the CruiseLink shuttle in to St Andrew Square then walk 5 mins to Waverley Bridge. I hope this helps, let me know if you... More
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Julie K
8 July 2018|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
H which port do you arrive in to? Keith or Newhaven hop straight on the Majestic Tour, Queensferry, use the CruiseLink shuttle service to get you in to the city centre (St Andrew's Square) then walk 2 minutes to Waverley... More
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dustyjane33
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
Hello, yes you can, your voucher will be scanned and tickets issued. Note for Royal Edinburgh Tickets the driver would take you to Waverley Bridge, the tour departure point, to exchange your voucher. Elaine, Sales Dept
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