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Edinburgh Bus Tours

Waverley Bridge | City Centre Ward, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, Scotland
+44 131 220 0770
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Edinburgh Bus and Boat Tour Including Forth Bridges Sightseeing Cruise
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Hop on - hop off and discover the best of Scotland’s Capital with Edinburgh Bus Tours. Enjoy unbeatable views and an incredible experience on board our five star tours. Explore sights including Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Royal Yacht Britannia. Choose from multi-lingual commentary available in up to 10 different languages or let a specially trained English speaking guide tell you about their city. Hop on - hop off tickets valid for 24 hours give you total flexibility to explore. Make a day of it and save money with our Grand and Royal tickets. Grand tickets give you access to all city tours for 24 or 48 hours. The Royal Edinburgh Ticket includes a Grand 48 ticket, plus admission to Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Royal Yacht Britannia saving you over 20%. We operate every day of the year, except 25 December
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:30
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Waverley Bridge | City Centre Ward, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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+44 131 220 0770
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I went on the three bridges tour and sightseeing Edinburgh I must say the trip on the boat was excellent and the bus there very informative. What a disaPpointment when coming back into Hawes pier after the sail led to believe the...More

Thank sallyw90
Reviewed 2 days ago

1st trip to Edinburgh staying nearby for a walking holiday with our dog so restricted in what we could do. Buses accept dogs and we had a great welcome when booking our tickets. Chose the city with live commentary and it was perfect. Got a...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic way to see the sights and learn a bit about wonderful Edinburgh. You can hop on and off throughout the day to spend more time exploring the sights that interest you. The live guide is fun and informative.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted to take the three bridges boat tour out into the Firth of Forth and we were directed to the package sold by the Edinburgh Bus Tours company -- complete with an advertised schedule showing how their buses connect up with the actual boat...More

Thank Letras2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took the kids into Edinburgh for the day and we did the bus tour. It was fantastic! The kids (8 and 13) loved it. You can get off and on the bus to see the attractions explained on the tour, or you can stay...More

Thank kittycatJJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

While traveling with husband and two kids (aged 3 and 6), we originally purchased one simple 24 hour ticket (one bus). The kids (and us) enjoyed being able to sit up top and view the city while listening to the guide that we decided to...More

Thank meg07ui
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would just like to say a very special thank you to our city sightseeing driver who was so helpful when my father cut his leg at the start of our tour today. He organised paramedic support and a replacement bus for the other passengers...More

Thank Alyson S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a perfect way to start a visit to Edinburgh. The Edinburgh Bus Tour effectively covers the city. Our ticket gave us access to each of the three tours. Every one has an excellent and entertaining guide giving a running commentary of the sights and...More

Thank BellsNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this as part of the Royal Tour which saved us money and is well worth it. The bus tour is like any other in a city taking in the main tourist sights and providing a good general idea of where one would like...More

Thank Quasr1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy using sightseeing buses when I am exploring cities. It is worth the money for even just one day. It helps to give you a good overview of the whole city and gives your feet a break!

Thank Mallory T
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Lesley H
25 June 2017|
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Well behaved dogs are welcome, there's even a special story for them. Elaine
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Humaira F
29 May 2017|
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Royal Edinburgh Ticket £52 includes entrance to Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Britannia as well as 48 hours on all three city tours. Grand24 £20 includes three city tours, no entrances. Grand48+ £30 includes... More
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Humaira F
29 May 2017|
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We have a separate 3 Bridges Tour heading to South Buy our Grand48+ to cover all city tours as well. Adults £30 Elaine
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