Edinburgh City Tour - 1 day tour

Tour Summary

Edinburgh City Tour
One day tour

Enjoy unobstructed views for the best photo opportunities while listening to an informative and entertaining commentary. There are 14 conveniently located stops, so you can easily explore the many attractions that Edinburgh offers.

Hop-on, Hop-off - your ticket is valid for 24 hours

Grassmarket - hear grizzly tales of grave robbers and public executions

Edinburgh Castle - see the Scottish Crown Jewels and admire the views from the ramparts

Palace of Holyroodhouse - visit HM The King’s official residence in Scotland

Royal Mile - discover the historic heart of Edinburgh

New Town - explore the grand squares and sweeping crescents of the Georgian new town

Movie locations - Trainspotting, Burke and Hare and Greyfriars Bobby

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Transport by open-top bus
  • Personal recorded commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish Dutch, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian plus 'Horrible Histories' Kid's Commentary.
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges 
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

From Bus Stop ZG
27 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh EH1 3BG

Check-in: 08:45 hrs
Tour Departs: 09:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 19:00 hrs

Child details

Concession discount applies to children aged 5 to 15 years inclusive.

Children aged under 5 years travel free of charge.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

Tour duration/Tickets Valid/Departures 
60 minutes/24 hours/every 15-30 minutes 

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility, admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code 
CS 00176

Tour route map

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