City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour (Kids Go Free)

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  • Flexible Tickets: Book Now! Your tickets valid until 31st December 2021.
  • Special Offer! Kids Go Free: 2 Free Child Tickets with every full paying adult ticket, travelling before the 31st August 2020.
  • Flexible bus ticketing facility available that offers endless views on a broader spectrum.
  • Prepare a chart and explore the places of your interest.
  • Entrée to one bus tour covering 14 stops in the vicinity of the city, which includes all the main attractions and tourist destinations.
  • The best audio guides with kid’s commentaries are available in 9 different languages having sections of ‘Horrible Histories.’
  • Provides a new one-day endless tour of Edinburgh with hopping on and off unlimited times as per your choice.


Edinburgh is famous as the glorious Scottish Capital. Catch the bus at Stop 1 on the Waverly Bridge. Prepare yourself for a fun-filled adventurous journey around the center of Edinburgh. Visit 14 locations on tour in the red buses that feature Edinburgh, its heritage and characteristics. Get the tickets online and start planning your visit.


Nothing can be better than starting the adventurous bus tour around the city of Edinburgh from St Andrew Square - Northside. Get an opportunity to dive into the rich-cultured, and one of the handpicked destinations in the city. Experience the historic marketplace at Bus Stop 3 the Grassmarket located in the heart of Old Town of Edinburgh. Get down at Bus stop 7 and know about its history at National Museum of Scotland located on the famous Chamber’s Street.

The next spot to visit is at the Stop Nos. 8 that is John Knox House. It is a marvelous building back from the 15th century. Don’t you wish to take a short walk around? Get off the bus at Stop 9 and walk along the Canongate. You get to see some splendid buildings at Stop 10, the Holyrood and get a chance to have a walk around Royal Park and pay a visit to the Holyroodhouse Palace.  Science lovers must take a stroll to Our Dynamic Earth, alight from the bus at stop 11.

Remain comfortably seated in your place on the bus and keep the camera handy to click a few fantastic snaps. You cannot miss clicking some selfies at the most iconic buildings around the city and the favorite tourist spots. Ride back whenever you like. Book your online tickets today and start the journey to the famous city of Edinburgh!

Our City Sightseeing Edinburgh tour also offer a special kids 'Horrible Histories' commentary so it's the perfect way to explore Edinburgh as a family and the kids get to learn all about the city in a fun and engaging way!


  • Red Route:
    Schedule: 08:55 - 18:25, Loop: 60 Minutes, Frequency: 15 Minutes


  • 24 Hours hop-on, hop-off Bus Ticket
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Kids Commentary
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Discounts to access local attractions
  • Special kids "Horrible Histories" commentary


  • Hotel Transfers
  • Lunch
  • Entrance Fees

Important Info

Ticket Redemption:
You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver.
Mobile vouchers and Printed vouchers are accepted at all stops.

Additional Information:
Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi
Special Offer! Kids Go Free: This offer is valid for all customers travelling before the 31st August 2020, children will be able to tour free!
We are giving away 2 Free Child tickets with every full paying adult ticket.
Upgrade Your Ticket Offer: For a limited time customers buying an individual tour will be upgraded on arrival to a GRAND24 ticket covering all 3 tours (Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour, City Sightseeing Edinburgh) for 24 hours.
Due to the closure of Waverley Bridge, our new start point for the tour will be at St Andrew Square - Northside, only a couple of minute walk from the previous start point. All other stops remain unchanged at this moment in time.

Operational Details:

  • Operational season: all year round
  • First Bus: 08:55am, Last Bus: 06:25pm
  • Frequency: Every 15 minutes
  • Duration: 60 minutes

Information for Cruise Passengers
Guests will be required to take alternative methods of transportation to reach the City Sightseeing stop number 1 St Andrew Square (Charges may apply to all transportation and is subject to availability). Guests are reminded to check on the location of the Edinburgh port before arrival.

Cruise guests arriving into Leith can collect a shuttle bus from the terminal to Waterloo Place, this is an approx. 6 minute walk from City Sightseeing Bus Stop 1.
Cruise guests arriving into South Queensferry (Hounds Point) can collect a shuttle bus from the terminal to CharlotteSquare, this is an approx. 10 minute walk from City Sightseeing Bus stop 2.

Cruise guests arriving into Newhaven will be able to pick up a local bus into central Edinburgh and will take approx. 30 minutes.

Cancellation Policy:
No cancellation charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. However you can redeem the ticket within 3 months from purchase date.

Routes & Stops

1. St Andrew Square - Northside
2. Lothian Road
3. Grassmarket
4. Lauriston Place
5. Johnston Terrace
6. Lawnmarket
7. Chambers Street
8. John Knox House
9. Canongate
10. Holyrood
11. Our Dynamic Earth
12. Regent Road
13. Hanover Street
14. Market Street

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