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. You can hop on and off as often as you wish and see the sites that interest you. While onboard audio commentary via headset in nine 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.
Not only does this tour make travel and sightseeing convenient and hassle-free, enjoy great savings with exclusive discounts to local attractions.
John Knox House
Our Dynamic Earth
You may end this tour at any stop.
The bus departs between 9:15am and 7pm, 6pm or 5pm depending on season. Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.
Frequency: 10-30 minutes
Exchange your confirmation voucher for your hop-on, hop-off ticket from Edinburgh Bus Tours Ticket Office on Waverley Bridge. However, you can board the bus at any of the stops.
You can end the tour at any of the stops.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.
Horrible Histories' Kid's Commentary is available in English only.
We ensure that the tour runs on time, however at times the itinerary might be revised due to weather, traffic conditions, etc.
We want everyone to be a part of our tours, hence there are special arrangements for wheelchairs in the buses.
Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.
For Cruise Passengers:
If you are arriving into Leith, board the shuttle bus from the cruise terminal to Waterloo Place, which is an approx. 6-minute walk from City Sightseeing Bus Stop 1.
Those arriving into South Queens ferry (Hounds Point) can take a shuttle bus from the terminal to Charlotte Square, an approx. 10-minute walk from City Sightseeing Bus stop 2.
If you are arriving into Newhaven, our local operators will arrange pick up in a local bus and take you to central Edinburgh.
Due to summer festivities, parts of Lawnmarket and High Street will be closed until 2 Sept 19. Bus might take different route.
We had a very good time on the hop-on hop-off bus in Edinburgh. A lot of great sites to see and enjoyed the live commentary from Angus. He was quite entertaining and very...Teresa Geiger, United States, 16/Jun/2018
Its good for tourist as it covers whole of city...Reetu Kalra, United Kingdom, 05/Jun/2018
Great tour, very helpful, nice and chatty bus drivers, I would recommend the tour!...Roxana Banea, United Kingdom, 23/May/2018
very easy website and the tickets worked without a problem when I went to use them
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All staff were helpful and knowledgeable!