The ever-popular Edinburgh Hop-on, Hop-off tour allows you to see the sites of this wonderful city at your own pace and create your perfect Edinburgh sightseeing itinerary.
Conducted on an open-topped double-decker bus the tour has a great range of stops covering all the best loved Edinburgh attractions including the Castle, Scott Monument and Queen Mary’s Bath House. You can hop on and off as often as you wish and see the sites that interest you. Frequent departures every 20-30 minutes mean that your precious Edinburgh sightseeing time is not wasted waiting for the next bus.
While on board audio commentary via headset in 9 languages will ensure that you don’t miss a thing, what’s more a special commentary based on the award-winning “Horrible Histories” will ensure that the children are entertained.
On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 14 stops covering all of main attractions. This tour provides the perfect introduction to the city.
Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops.
The Edinburgh hop-on, hop-off tour has the following stops:
• Waverley Bridge
• Lothian Road
• Lauriston Place
• Johnston Terrace
• Chambers Street
• John Knox House
• Canongate • Holyrood
• Our Dynamic Earth
• Regent Road
• Hanover Street
• Market Street
You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.
Due to the part closure of Johnston Terrace East bound, the City Sightseeing Bus Tour will follow a diversion until 1 May 2016. Click here for the map
It is definitely a best tour I had in my life....S D Wijesinghe
Excellent staff always willing to help. Terrific multi language guide on board and very sure footed driver over Edinburgh's cobbles....mr glenn v lovesy
Unfortunately we cannot remember the elderly lady's name that was our guide but she had a lot of knowledge, pointed out all the landmarks in time for us to orientate ourselves ....Vinci Trading Louis van coller
The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use. A complete loop takes around 1 hour.
Buses run at the following times:
28 Mar 15 - 30 Jun 15 & 01 Sep 15 - 01 Nov 15:
Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 5:50pm; every 20 minutes
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 6:00pm; every 15 minutes
01 Jul 15 - 31 Aug 15: 9:30am - 8:00pm; every 7 - 20 minutes
02 Nov 15 - 31 Mar 16:
Monday - Sunday: 9:30am - 4:00pm; every 20 - 30 minutes
24th Dec 15: 11:00am - 5:50pm; every 20 minutes
26th Dec 15: 10:10am - 6:00pm; every 15 minutes
01 Jan 16: 11:10 - 5:50pm; every 20 minutes
Duration: The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use
Full Loop: 60 mins
Bus departs from Waverley Bridge. Your ticket can be collected from the Edinburgh Bus Tours Ticket Office on Waverley Bridge upon presentation of your booking voucher. However, you can board the Edinburgh Hop-On, Hop-Off tour at any of the stops.
Tours will depart from St. Andrews Square on 31st December.
You can end the Edinburgh Hop-On, Hop-Off tour at any of the stops.
Due to the part closure of Johnston Terrace East bound, the City Sightseeing Bus Tour will follow a diversion until 01 May 2016. Click here for the map
'Horrible Histories' Kid's Commentary is available in English only.
The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.
The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and collapsible wheelchairs can be stored on the bus. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. There is a subtitled screen downstairs for disabled.
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