Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour


  • 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour with panoramic views of Edinburgh.
  • 13 bus stops located near main sights and attractions across the city.
  • Audio guide available in 9 languages plus kids’ commentary.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before scheduled tour.
  • Enjoy maximum flexibility as tickets are valid for 12 months.


Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom and is famed for its hilly landscapes and neoclassical architecture. Discover the stunning capital of Scotland with our Edinburgh bus tour. Providing you with the flexibility to hop on and off at any of our 13 conveniently located stops, you’ll be able to explore the city at your own pace!

The hop-on hop-off Edinburgh bus tour begins at Waterloo Place and will take you around the main hotspots of the city. Enjoy panoramic views of Edinburgh on the open-top bus and take in the scenic sights. Make use of the audio guide as it provides you with key facts and information about the city, pointing out the main areas and attractions as we drive by!

Keep an eye out for Edinburgh Castle – one of the most iconic landmarks of the city! Take in the astonishing views of the castle as it stands on Castle Rock. Learn about the history of the castle through the audio guide and how Castle Rock has been occupied by humans since the Iron Age! 

Hop off at the famous Royal Mile (stop 7 – Lawnmarket) where you’ll find historic buildings towering over the cobblestoned roads. Running through the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, explore the area and embrace the history and culture of the city.

When in the city, visiting the Palace of Holyroodhouse is a must! As the official Scottish residence for the Royal family, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is a popular attraction. Hop off and explore and don’t forget to check out Dynamic Earth – a state-of-the-art family attraction.

Make the most of your visit to Edinburgh with our sightseeing bus tour! Book your tickets today for a memorable day.

Click here to see Hop on Hop off map and timetable.


  • 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • 13 bus stops near main sights and attractions
  • Audio guide available in 9 languages plus kids’ commentary


  • Entry to attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drink

Additional information

City Sightseeing Edinburgh:

08:45am - 17:57pm (Every 12 minutes)

Duration: The full tour lasts around an hour.

Edinburgh Tours operates all year round.

Bus Departs from St Andrew Square bus stop, North Side, Edinburgh EH2 1AF
Please exchange your printed/digital voucher at any stop.
Cancel before 48 hours of use for a full refund.
1. Waterloo Place, 2. St Andrew Square, 3. Lothian Road, 4. Grassmarket, 5. Lauriston Place, 6. Johnston Terrace, 7. Lawnmarket, 8. Chambers Street, 9. John Knox House, 10. Canongate, 11. Holyrood, 12. Our Dynamic Earth, 13. Regent Road