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Edinburgh: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass with 3 City Tours

Edinburgh: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass with 3 City Tours

Activity provider: Edinburgh Bus Tours

From US$ 19.98 per person

Tour Edinburgh on 3 different hop-on and hop-off bus routes with 24 or 48 hours unlimited travel. Take the City Sightseeing Tour and the Majestic Tour, with multilingual audio commentary. Enjoy live guidance in English on the Edinburgh Tour.

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Valid 1 - 2 days
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy access to 3 different hop-on hop-off bus routes
  • Get stunning views of Edinburgh from the open top upper decks
  • Learn the history of Edinburgh from entertaining audio guides
  • Hop off the Majestic Tour to see the Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Get the best views of the city from the top deck on the Edinburgh Tour
  • Hop off at the many family-friendly attractions along the tour route, from the Museum of Childhood to Our Dynamic Earth
Full description

Save money and explore Edinburgh at your own pace with a 3-route hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket. Pick from a ticket that lasts for 24 or 48 hours. Explore the city with stop options like Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Hop aboard and embark on your city adventure. Contrast the Old and New Towns, see the royal attractions of Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Yacht Britannia (entrances not included). Live guides provide English commentary on the Edinburgh Tour, while audio guides are available in up to 9 languages on the City Sightseeing Tour and the Majestic Tour. Hop on and off as often as you like at dozens of attractions, and enjoy unique, scenic views from the open-top upper decks.

City Sightseeing Tour:

Hear about the people and events that shaped Edinburgh, from the cramped conditions of the Old Town to spacious Holyrood Park, on a classic sightseeing tour in 9 languages. Enjoy Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories with the on board Horrible Histories Children’s Channel - history with all the gory bits left in! • Hanover Street • Princes Street Gardens • St. John’s Church • Grassmarket • Johnston Terrace • Edinburgh Castle • National Museum of Scotland • Museum of Childhood • Scottish Parliament • Our Dynamic Earth • Palace of Holyrood House • Burns Monument

Edinburgh Tour:

Enjoy the best views aboard an open-top bus, as live commentary in English brings Edinburgh’s history to life. Explore the Old Town and Georgian New Town, hopping off at 9 strategic stops. • Hanover Street • George Street • Charlotte Square • The Mound • Lawnmarket • Grassmarket • Our Dynamic Earth • Scottish Parliament • Canongate Kirk

Majestic Tour:

Leave the city center and head to the coast at Newhaven, with stops for the Royal Botanic Garden and Royal Yacht Britannia. This multi-language tour offers commentary through headphones in English, Gaelic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian. Return via the Palace of Holyrood House and the Canongate section of the Royal Mile. • Hanover Street • George Street • Royal Botanic Gardens • Ferry Road • Newhaven Harbour • Cruise Terminal • Ocean Terminal (Royal Yacht Britannia) • Leith Mills • Elm Row • Queen Mary’s Bath House • Queensberry House • Canongate Kirk

Includes
  • 24 or 48-hour unlimited travel on three of Edinburgh's hop-on-hop-off bus tours: Edinburgh City Sightseeing, Edinburgh Tour and Majestic Tour
  • Entrance fees to attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • City Sightseeing:
  • April - May / September - October: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, every 12 minutes
  • June - August: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, every 12 minutes
  • November - March: 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM, every 20 minutes
  • Edinburgh Tour:
  • April - October: 9:05 AM - 5:55 PM, every 10-12 minutes
  • November - March: 9:10 AM - 4:00 PM, every 20 minutes
  • Majestic Tour:
  • April - October: 9:05 AM - 5:50 PM, every 15 minutes
  • November - March: 9:05 AM - 3:50 PM, every 30 minutes
  • All bus tours start from St Andrew Square in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre. You can join a tour at any stop and hop on and off for the duration of your ticket.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 731 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
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I'd highly recommend getting the 'Grand 24' Ticket. Which can be purchased online or via a tour guide or tourist Information. Valid for 24 hours this enables you to use 3 of the 5 bus tours. 'The Edinburgh Tour' - Green and Yellow bus. The 'Edinburgh City Sight Seeing' & 'The Majestic Tour'. All take you to different sites across Edinburgh and it's states on the side on the buses. Can also be used like a regular bus was you can hop on and off as much times as you like. I only took the full tour with the 'Edinburgh Tour' which was the only one to feature a live tour guide - The other two bus tours do features audio commentary, free headphones can be picked up next to the driver to listen and it has the option of choosing different languages. You can also get a ticket which lasts £48 hours so it depends how long you are staying and which

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April 25, 2022

Excellent way to see the city. we booked a two day pass which was great value and the Majestic tour was great for accessing a visit the Leith and the royal yacht. all staff we encountered were superb. Very helpful with advice and recommendations and the live tour guides were an unexpected bonus. thoroughly recommended!

December 16, 2021

Simple and straightforward. Booked online. Got the mobile tickets with directions of where to join the tour. Got on the bus and they printed the tickets for each time you wanted to get on. Seen a few representatives out and about selling the tours and they were helpful if you needed any guidance to your stops or had any questions. Great from start to finish.

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November 26, 2021

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