One ticket for five Edinburgh bus tours, valid for 24 hours, so you can hop-on, hop-off, and see all the sights
Experience the best of the city’s sightseeing with Edinburgh Bus Tours.
Aboard an open-top bus you can see Edinburgh’s many places of interest 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.
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.
Save up to £14 with our GRAND ticket - one ticket for five bus tours
The tours you can choose from:
This tour covers the main sights of the city and offers commentary through individual headphones in the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian. There is also a fantastic Horrible Histories Tour; researched and recorded by Horrible Histories author,Terry Deary, it is aimed at children age 7 + and covers the darker side of Edinburgh's past with terrible jokes and sound effects!
The Edinburgh Tour
A great introduction to Edinburgh's Old and New Towns. Specially trained live guides look forward to welcoming you, and to telling you about the city's rich history.
Covering the main sights of Edinburgh, this tour heads straight to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Scottish Parliament and Dynamic Earth before heading up the Royal Mile. It also has a stop in the Grassmarket where the gallows once stood and with a fantastic photo opportunity for Edinburgh Castle. A live guide will tell tales of Royals, inventors, pioneers and villains. All this onboard a vintage bus - a real treat.
This tour heads north of Princes Street and has a stop at the Royal Botanic Garden before heading down to the waterfront and the Port of Leith. The stop at Ocean Terminal serves visiting cruise ships as well as the Royal Yacht Britannia. The recorded commentary in English will explain all about the places of interest that you pass. From Britannia, the tour heads back up to the city centre via the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Mile.
*Edinburgh World Heritage Official Tour
A unique bus tour experience bringing Edinburgh's history - a story of contrasting themes - to life. This tour celebrates Edinburgh's World Heritage Site with a tour lasting approximately 1 hour and 20 mins.
*Seasonal tours available until 3 November 2013
How to Book
You can book online by clicking on the 'Book' button on this page. If you require any assistance with your booking, our professional, friendly team of experts are waiting to assist you on 0845 859 1006 or on email at email@example.com.
Take this e-voucher to Edinburgh Bus Tours ticket sellers on Waverley Bridge and they will exchange it for a valid ticket.
- If you purchase your ticket/pass online after 4pm Friday until 9am Monday, you will not receive your e-confirmation until Monday. You are unable to use your ticket/pass without this confirmation.
- If you have any further questions about the tour please call Edinburgh Bus Tours directly on: 0131 220 0770
- The voucher is non-refundable.
- Ticket is valid for 6 months from the date of issue