City Sightseeing Edinburgh

Operating hours
9:15 am- 4:15 pm
Full loop
60 minutes
every 10-30 minutes
Ticket type

24 Hours


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian plus 'Horrible Histories' Kid's Commentary.

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24 Hours
Children (5 - 15)
Family (2 Adt & 3 Chd)


Edinburgh – Scotland’s Capital since the 15th Century, stands proudly on seven hills creating a dramatic skyline for this lively cosmopolitan city. Discover the best of Scotland’s Capital with City Sightseeing Edinburgh and visit sights including Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, plus the city’s Old and New Towns. Use hop on – hop off tickets that are valid for 24 hours to get up close to Edinburgh’s sights. Recorded commentaries are available in 9 different languages. Keep the kids entertained with the Horrible Histories commentary.

Main Stops


H: 9:15 am - 4:15 pm

1Waverley Bridge
2Lothian Road
4Lauriston Place
5Johnston Terrace
7Chambers Street
8John Knox House
11Our Dynamic Earth
12Regent Road
13Hanover Street
14Market Street

Additional information

Let City Sightseeing Edinburgh show you Scotland’s celebrated Capital

Enjoy unbeatable views and an incredible experience on board a five star City Sightseeing Edinburgh tour. Tours depart from Waverley Bridge every day, except for Christmas Day.


Take in the city’s major sites including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Grassmarket, Scottish Parliament and the Scottish National Gallery. Visit the city’s Old Town and Georgian New Town – both of which enjoy UNESCO World Heritage status. Listen to a recorded commentary, available in 9 different languages and keep the kids entertained with the Horrible Histories commentary, written by celebrated children’s writer Terry Deary who revels in Edinburgh’s gruesome past.


Why not use your hop on – hop off ticket, which is valid for 24 hours to explore the sights up close? Make a day of it and enjoy the range of exclusive discounts available to City Sightseeing Edinburgh ticket holders.

City Sightseeing Edinburgh buses offer easy access for all with entrance ramps and wheelchair spaces. Guide dogs are welcome on board and for the hearing impaired, screens are available on the lower decks of buses so that information available via the commentaries can also be read.


Last tour and frequency
Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct: last tour at 6:00 p.m., every 15 minutes
Jul-Aug: last tour at 7:15 p.m., every 10-15 minutes
Nov-Mar: last tour at 4:15 p.m., every 20 minutes

Tour runs daily excluding 25 December.


Full mobility facilities on all tour buses and subtitled screen downstairs for hard of hearing

Local Contact Telephone: +44 1312 200770

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