Tel: 0845 859 1006
A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation, and a world-famous visitor attraction – Edinburgh Castle has dominated the skyline for centuries.
Jump the queue with fast-track entry tickets to Scotland's number one visitor attraction - a fabulous day out and experience not to be missed.
1. The Honours of Scotland and Stone of Destiny
2. The Great Hall
3. Royal Palace
4. St Margaret’s Chapel
5. The Prisons of War
6. Mons Meg
7. The One O’clock Gun
8. The Scottish National War Memorial
9. Panoramic Views
How to Book
You can check availability with our professional, friendly team of experts who are waiting to assist you on 0845 859 1006 or on email. Or you can book online by clicking on the 'Check Availability' button at the top of the page.
After booking we'll send you your booking confirmation/e- voucher.
Fast Track Entry
- Voucher taken to Visitor Information (inside of the castle) and exchanged for Edinburgh Castle admission
- a guided tour is included in your ticket
- International audio tours are available for hire
- souvenir guidebooks available for purchase
- children’s trail available - ask for details
- visitors who find the castle's steep inclines or steps difficult can take advantage of a courtesy vehicle
- the castle's three gift shops sell a wide range of high quality gifts, books and souvenirs
- the comfortable Redcoat Café and stylish Queen Anne Café offer two dining options
Ticket Terms & Conditions
- If you purchase your ticket 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.
- Tickets are non-refundable.
- Last entry is 1 hour before closing time
|Open New Year|
|Open All Year|
|Edinburgh Castle Fast Track Tickets (01/04/2013 - 31/03/2014)|
* Admission Times
Summer (1st April – 30th Sept) 09:30 – 18:00 (Last entry 17:00)
Winter (1st October – 31st March) 09:30 – 17:00 (Last entry 16:00)
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Open New Years Day.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Edinburgh Castle Fast Track Ticket - Adult||£16.00 per ticket|
|Edinburgh Castle Fast Track Ticket - Child Peak (5-15 yrs)||£9.60 per ticket|
|Edinburgh Castle Fast Track Ticket - Concession (+60 yrs)||£12.80 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Book online or call
Open Mon to Fri: 0900 - 1700
Closed on Saturday & Sunday
*Calls may be recorded
Please note that if you purchase your package/ticket/pass online between 4pm Friday and 9am Monday, you will not receive your final e-confirmation until Monday. You are unable to use your package/ticket/pass without this confirmation.