This hop-on hop-off bus tour of Edinburgh makes different stops throughout the city, allowing you to enjoy the main points of interest Edinburgh has to offer in total comfort. The bus offers a different point of view, thanks to its two floors and convertible roof.
Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Bus
The bus makes a 60 minute route, throughout which you can enjoy recorded commentary in English and 8 other languages about the places you are passing through.
Some of the most interesting stops are Princes Street, Calton Hill, Grassmarket, Holyroodhouse Palace, the Scottish National Gallery and Edinburgh Castle.
You can consult the route and its different stops by clicking on the following link:
How it Works
The ticket is valid for 24 hours after its first use, that is to say, if you use it for the first time at 3 pm on Monday, it will be valid until 3 pm on Tuesday.
During this time you can get on and off the bus as many times as you like, to discover attractions such as the Holyroodhouse Palace, Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle or the National Museum of Scotland.
Although when you book you'll be asked to select a start day, you can start using the service within 3 months from the selected date.
When making the reservation we will send you an email with a ticket which you must hand in the first time you get on the bus.
Timetable and Frequency
This bus operates every day of the year (except on the 25th of December), with the following schedule:
- July and August: 8:55 am to 6:25 pm
- April, May, June, September and October: 9:30 am to 6 pm
- November to March: 9:30 am to 4 pm
- In August, Johnston Terrace and Chambers Street is not accessible after 5 pm. The stops 5 and 7 will not be operative.
The bus passes with a frequency of between 7 and 30 minutes.
24 Hour Ticket
Seniors over 65US$ 16
Children between 5 and 15Free
Children under 5Free
Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
The activity takes place with recorded commentary in English.
Unlimited use of the City Sightseeing buses over 24 hours.
Headphones and audio guide for each passenger
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.
No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.