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Hop-On Hop-Off Edinburgh 24 Hours

Overview

Get ready to discover Edinburgh in a unique way. Sit back and enjoy the sights on City Sightseeing's double decker buses. The red route stops at all the major landmarks so you won't miss a thing. Book a 24-hour ticket and get the most of your trip to Edinburgh.

The adventure begins at St Andrew Square, in Edinburgh New Town. The tour heads to Lothian Road, where you will find important artistic venues such as The Usher Hall or the Royal Lyceum.

Make a stop at Grassmarket, the historic market in Edinburgh's Old Town. It used to be a market for the sale of horse and cattle. From here you can see Edinburgh Castle, a must-see monument on your visit! The castle is built on volcanic rock and is one of Scotland's most visited monuments. From the castle there are incredible views of the whole city.

Hop off at Lawnmarket, in one of the sections of the Royal Mile, Edinburgh's most important street. This area was popular for the linen market. Don’t forget to visit St Giles Cathedral in your visit to this area.

On boar the buses you can also visit de Holyrood Palace, at the end of the Royal Mile. It’s the residence of the Queen of England when she comes to Scotland. Inside you can see the royal residence, as well as what remains of the abbey.

From here you will have one of the most iconic views of Edinburgh. Come and enjoy a beautiful sunset from the hill. From here you can see New Town, Old Town and Edinburgh Castle, the best at a glance! Calton Hill is also home to a number of interesting monuments such as The National Monument, reminiscent of the Parthenon in Athens; the Dugald Stewart Monument, from where postcard pictures of Edinburgh are taken; and The Nelson Monument at the top of the hill.

Book with City Sightseeing for the ultimate Edinburgh experience. Access this complete route and get the best of the city with just one ticket.

Additional Information

Until 23rd March 2024: 9am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
24th March 2024 - 2nd November 2024: 8:45am - 5:57pm, every 10 - 12 minutes
3rd November 2024 - 31st March 2025: 9am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
On 24th and 31st December, the service will end at 3pm
Tour duration without hopping off is 60 minutes

Highlights

  • Limited time offer! Kids go Free (tour to be taken before 31st March 2025)
  • Enjoy maximum flexibility. Tickets are valid for 12 months 
  • Access to 1 bus tour route & numerous stops around the city, including all main sights & attractions
  • 24hr unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with 360º panoramic views of Edinburgh
  • One of the best audio commentaries in 9 languages plus 'Horrible Histories' Kid's Commentary
  • Create your own itinerary to explore Edinburgh hopping on and off whenever you wish

What's included

  • 24hr Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Stops near all the major sights
  • Access to Red Route
  • Audio guide in 9 languages plus kids' commentary
  • Full hygiene measures
  • Three Bridges Bus and Boat Tour
  • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle, Holyroodhouse, Royal Yacht Britannia 

Know before you go

Until 23rd March 2024: 9am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
24th March 2024 - 2nd November 2024: 8:45am - 5:57pm, every 10 - 12 minutes
3rd November 2024 - 31st March 2025: 9am - 4pm, every 30 minutes
On 24th and 31st December, the service will end at 3pm
Tour duration without hopping off is 60 minutes

Cancellation policy

Cancellation is allowed 24 hrs prior

Venue address

United Kingdom