The ever-popular Edinburgh Hop-on, Hop-off tour allows you to explore this historic city at your own pace and create your perfect sightseeing itinerary, hopping on and off the buses as you wish. The icing on the cake? You can enjoy some exclusive discounts on local attractions with your ticket!
Conducted on an open-topped double-decker bus, the tour has an exceptional array of stops - all strategically located to get you up close with your favourite attractions. From the spectacular Edinburgh Castle to the 15th-century John Knox House and The Queen’s official residence - the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the comprehensive route covers it all. Not to mention there’s an engaging audio commentary available on board in 9 different languages, so that you don’t miss out on a single story of this incredible city. We got your kids covered, too, with the award-winning ‘Horrible Stories’ commentary available for them in English. Top top it all, travelling around Edinburgh becomes quite the breeze with the bus.
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About the Supplier: In operation since 2003, City Sightseeing is one of the premier hop-on, hop-off operators in Italy - known for their easily-recognisable open-top red buses.
April - May: 9am - 6pm, every 12 minutes
June - August: 9am - 7pm, every 12 minutes
September - October: 9am - 6pm, every 12 minutes
November - March: 9am - 4pm, every 20 minutes
Full Loop: 60 Minutes
Just hop on at any of the stops
No need to redeem your vouchers - just show your e-voucher to the bus driver and you’re good to go!
You can hop off at any of the stops
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure that the tour runs on time, however at times the itinerary might be revised due to political events, celebrations, 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.
If you are travelling by a cruise, you might want to keep the following details in mind:
You will need alternative methods of transportation to reach Stop Number 1 - Waverley Place.
Don’t forget to check the exact location of Edinburgh port before you arrive.
If you are coming into Leith, you can take a shuttle from the terminal to Waterloo Place, which is an approximately 6-minute walk from Stop Number 1.
If you are coming into South Queensferry (Hounds Point), you can take a shuttle from the terminal to Charlotte Square, which is an approximately 10-minutes walk from Stop Number 2.
Finally, if you are coming into Newhaven, you can take a local bus to central Edinburgh which will take you approximately 30 minutes.
On every weekend up until the 5th January, the first bus stop will not be at Waverley Bridge, but at the East End of George Street instead.
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
Great value for money! An absolute must for getting around all the sights
Everything was great.
A good route with great audio guide. very polite and helpful driver. We could hop on and hop off over a 24 hour period. One of the better city bus tours I have done.