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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

  • A flexible 48-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Edinburgh
  • Learn about Edinburgh's rich history and modern culture through onboard commentary
  • The ability to hop off whenever makes this tour flexible and customizeable
Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission
From US$72.37
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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission
From US$72.37

Personalize your Edinburgh sightseeing schedule with this hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, which hits all the main city attractions in an efficient time frame. Your 48-hour ticket grants you access to five routes and includes admission to the Palace of Holyrodhouse, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and the Edinburgh Castle, making this a great value choice. Plus, onboard audio commentary provides info crucial to understanding the history of Scotland's capital. 

What to Expect

With your tour voucher in hand, make your way to any of the bus stops on the route to begin your 48-hour sightseeing excursion. Perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time, booking this comprehensive tour ensures you will get access to all of Edinburgh's highlights and landmarks.

Step on board the bus and find a seat on the top deck for panoramic views or the bottom deck for shelter from the elements. As the bus proceeds, listen to commentary from a guide about the city's rich history and modern culture.

Hop off at any of the stops that interest you to explore further, then just catch the next bus that comes along when you're ready. A choice of five routes ensures that no stone will go unturned and you'll have chance to see everything you want to in a compact time frame. If you stay on board the bus, the full loop of each route is about 1 to 1.5 hours.

Your ticket also includes an admission ticket to Edingburgh Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a residence of the Queen of England; and the Royal Yacht Britannia, belonging to the British royal family.

Reviews (600)
1 - 5 of 181 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very informative and enjoyable ride

This tour visited many of the notable tourist attractions and provided an insight into life in old and modern Edinburgh. The audio feed was clear and instructional but a little too much music was included for my liking. There we're plenty of opportunities to leave...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank philipfleetwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Very good tour of Edinburgh

We were visiting the city and after lunch took the hop on hop off bus tour. It was very good with a live guide and takes just over an hour covering all the main tourist attractions.

1  Thank Sunseeker227135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The 48 Hour Hop on, Hop off is Well Worth it!

We visited Dec. 26 - 30, so given the visit was short we decided to do the 48 hr. hop on, hop off with tickets to Edinburgh Castle, Queen's Palace of Holyrood and Royal Yacht Britannia. I highly recommend taking the tour with the live...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dianne b
Reviewed November 26, 2018
Vic's Birthday treat

Very ease to book and use this service. Tickets open for Hop on Hop off for 24hrs. Brilliant. The Tour guides talk as we travelled around was excellent, Thanks Neil. From the 4 Cornish gang.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John E
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

As a Edinburgh punter I could do the lot for a lot less £17 castle £3.50 bus day pass .Tour bus options on Waverley bridge much cheaper folks

5  Thank bopper69bp
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January 9, 2019|
Response from dpcoffelt | Reviewed this property |
You can board at any HopOn-Off stop, but you will need to exchange your voucher for the actual ticket when you reach the Waverly station. All 3 routes pass through Waverly so the frequency depends on which bus you want to... More
November 13, 2018|
Response from dpcoffelt | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the 48-hour Bus Ticket with the Castle. The date on the ticket is for the bus. You can redeem your castle pass anytime your bus pass is valid. We went early on the first day. There are two queues for the... More
Susan D
October 29, 2018|
Response from dpcoffelt | Reviewed this property |
There are two queues for the castle. Those with tickets and those without. You can buy your pre-paid castle ticket with your hop-on-off tour or you can buy it separately. Main point is that you do not want to wait and... More