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Edinburgh 3 Bridges Bus and Boat Tour


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Apr - Oct: Bus: Daily

    Cruise: Varies every month

  • Duration

    3 hours approx

    Cruise: 90 minutes

  • Start time

    Bus: 10:05am, 12:05pm, 2:05pm, 3:50pm*

    Cruise: 11am, 1pm, 3pm  and 4:40pm

    Timings are subject to change. Please check locally for updated timings.

  • Meeting Point

    The Three Bridges Tour departs from Waterloo Place (stop ZG), just off Princes Street.

  • Ending Point

Key Highlights

  • A perfect half-day experience with a guided tour to Queensferry and a boat cruise
  • Admire the Forth Rail Bridge, Forth Road Bridge, and Queensferry Crossing on a boat cruise
  • Enjoy English commentary and read the multi-language brochures on the boat
  • Plenty of great photo ops on the boat and bus tours
  • A delightful experience for travelers of all ages
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


Discover a fascinating area of Edinburgh with an action-packed bus tour to South Queensferry followed by a leisurely cruise on the Firth of Forth.

Join the Three Bridges Bus Tour from the heart of Edinburgh to Queensferry, through the Georgian New Town and over the Dean Bridge, enjoying lively commentary on the way.

See the majestic Forth Rail Bridge, Forth Road Bridge, and Queensferry Crossing on a boat cruise on the Firth of Forth. Admire panoramic views of the Three Bridges, see attractions like the Blackness Castle (as featured in Outlander and Outlaw King) and pass Limekilns village. Keep your eyes open for all kinds of marine life, including seals and puffins.

Queensferry with its charming harbor and impressive coastal views boasts a range of local eateries and gift shops – check the return times with your driver.

The Three Bridges Bus and Boat Tour is a perfect sightseeing experience for both adults and children!

The map is available in the USEFUL DOWNLOADS section.


  • Bus tour with recorded commentary.
  • Boat tour with English commentary and language sheets


  • Admission to attractions

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

The boat is operated in partnership with Forth Boat Tours.

The bus tour is wheelchair accessible. For the boat tour, get in touch with the local operator in advance for more information on wheelchair accessibility.

Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available once you board the bus. 

Edinburgh is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Customer Reviews

  • Robert Gray

    the tour was an excellent experience

  • Ahmer Salahuddin

    Good service. Gentle staff

  • Rachelle Lowe

    Well worth the money. The boat ride was lots of fun and Elvis was so knowledgeable and friendly . It was great to see the puffins


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