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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Highlights
  • Convenient hop-on hop-off transport on an open-top double-decker bus
  • 14 city stops include Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and World's End 
  • Onboard audio commentary ensures you don’t miss anything
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$20.16
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$20.16
Overview
An Edinburgh city sightseeing bus tour means you can enjoy all the benefits of a guided tour—including hassle-free transport and onboard audio commentary—but still explore the sights at your own pace. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours, so you can hop on and off at attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, and Arthur’s Seat, or stay on board and take in the views aboard an open-top double-decker bus.
What to Expect
Make your way to any of the 14 stops (see itinerary) to validate your 24-hour ticket, then hop aboard one of the open-top double-decker city sightseeing buses.

The entire circuit takes around an hour and you can jump off at any of the stops along the way to tour the sights, visit the city’s museums, or stroll around the UNESCO-listed Old Town on foot. While on board, don’t forget to plug in your headphones and listen to the onboard audio commentary, which will point out all the main attractions along the way and offer background history and fun facts to help you get the most out of your visit.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
All in one

Interesting tour, tickets are valid 24 hours (and are also available for seniors), so you have time to visit all places you want.

Thank renatedrews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Shory on time? Take this bus!

It's best if you do a little advance research so you know where to get on and off. We rode to the Arthurs seat stop early and walked while it was cooler and not crowded. There are many trail choices- even a paved road. We...More

4  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We always use these tour buses. They offer a good way to learn about a city

Bought the full package including the three bridges tour. Good commentary recorded delivered via headphones in many languages. Also good for stopping at tourist locations. The journey out to the three bridges was long and uncomfortable but the bout was very good with the crew...More

7  Thank Allan_Turner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Easy Way to See the City

We bought tickets and took the tour on the same day. The narrated tour was lovely. Bill and Gordon did a great job of sharing information about the city and all the sites. The bus was clean and on time. You can get on and...More

6  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hop on hop off

Great way to see the entire city, then decide where to explore further. The guide was very informative. Much better than looking at a guidebook.

1  Thank zoestar19
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KnowledgeSpreader
13 July 2018|
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Response from Gord_McQ | Reviewed this property |
The standard ticket is good for 24 hours...enjoy!
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L1664HFcarolk
7 July 2018|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are the same price. We purchased ours at the Waverly bridge first stop. Not sure about buying them from the driver. The headphones are included and are handed to you when you first board. You hang onto them for... More
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Dheeraj G
26 June 2018|
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Response from HAPPYMANRUNCORN | Reviewed this property |
It starts just outside the one entrance to Waverley Station, you would be allowed to leave your luggage there, so you don't have to take it with you. I seem to remember it lasted about an hour, but they have a good website... More
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