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Departs from St Andrew Square 9am-4pm
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Edinburgh City Tour

From £10 per adult

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January — December

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Our Edinburgh City Tour offers a taste of Scotland's Capital, taking in Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile, Palace of Holyrood and many, many more. We offer multilingual commentary, and a unique take on the history of Edinburgh.

We’ve got the best seats in town! This tour is the number one way to explore Scotland’s Capital.

Hop on and hop off as much as you like to truly take in the sights of our city tour:

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Royal Mile (or as we locals call it, The High Street!)
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Palace of Holyrood
  • The National Museum
  • Greyfriars’s Bobby
  • Grassmarket and so many more!

Click here to download our tour map.

We have ticket options to suit you, with validity for 24 or 28 hours allowing you to squeeze in as many of the sights as possible from the best seats in town with buses running every 20 minutes!

We're the not-boring bus tour, and our friendly team are here to ensure you have the very best experience of Edinburgh during your time on board, and beyond!

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Save up to 50% at participating visitor attractions & experiences. Maximum discount value of £20 per ticket. Offer is subject to availability and must be pre-booked in advance. Please check with individual businesses for offer valid dates, booking instructions and other terms and conditions.

Get 50% off tickets for our Edinburgh City Tour for a limited time only!

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  • 50% off pre-booked tickets for our Edinburgh City Tour.
  • Please use discount code DAYSOUT when booking. Not valid with any other discount.
  • 50% discount is also available from our Bright Bus Street Team (we'll be the ones in orange!)
  • Tickets bought with this offer are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

Bright Bus Tours
44 Hanover Street
City of Edinburgh

Key facilities

Disabled Access Level Access
Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Large Group (31+) Medium Group (17-30) Small Group (1-16)
Chinese English French German Italian Japanese Portuguese Russian Spanish
Adventure Architecture Castles City Family History Landscapes Outdoor Activities

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Contactless payment possible
  • Online booking possible
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Tour prices


  • £10 Per Adult
  • £6 Per child
  • £9 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

Bright Bus Tours

Arthur no longer has the best seat in town! You can enjoy our Edinburgh Hop-on, Hop-off City Tour, the best way to truly experience Scotland’s Capital. Our tour visits all the key attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood House, Scottish Parliament, Dynamic Earth and many more. An adult tour ticket is £10 or enjoy a trip with the family for £29 plus upgrade to a 48 hour ticket for only an extra £3.

Opening times

Our Tours operate from 9am daily, 7 days a week and depart from St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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