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Royal Edinburgh Ticket
15 reviews | 161 travellers
Loved all of the three attractions . Our favourite as a family was the Royal britannia yacht. The bus tours are great to get around the city especially with children and when its raining
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 80.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Book this Royal Edinburgh Ticket and enjoy the best of the Scottish capital city during 48 hours. Visit the Castle, the Royal Yacht and the Palace on a hop on hop tourist bus. 

Visiting Edinburgh Castle
Holyroodhouse Palace courtyard
Edinburgh Castle
The tourist bus route
Views of the castle
Exploring Edinburgh on the tourist bus

Royal Edinburgh Ticket

The attractions included in the Royal Edinburgh ticket are the following:

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Holyroodhouse Palace
  • Unlimited journeys on the three Edinburgh tourist bus routes


You can view the tourist bus route map here:

Edinburgh tourist map routes and stops

Important Information

The duration of the card's validity begins on the day it is first used. From that moment on you can use it for the next 48 hours. For example, if you activate the Royal Edinburgh Ticket on a Monday at 12 pm, it will be valid until 11:59 am on Wednesday.

Ticket pick up

To enjoy the benefits of the Royal Edinburgh Ticket, you'll have to redeem the voucher at the Waverly Bridge tourist bus stop.


  • Edinburgh Castle is open Monday to Sunday. October to March 9:30 am - 4 pm; April to September 9:30 am to 5 pm.
  • Royal Yacht Britannia is open Monday to Sunday. January to March 10 am - 3:30 pm; April to October 9:30 am - 4:30 pm; November to December 10 am  - 3:30 pm.
  • Holyroodhouse Palace is open Monday to Sunday. November to March 9:30 am - 4:30 pm with final entry at 3:15 pm; April to October 9:30 am - 6 pm with final entry to 4:30 pm. On the 24th December, it is open from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, on the 25th and 26th December it will be closed, on the 31st December it is open 9:30 am - 4 pm and the 1st January it is open 11 am - 4:30 pm. 
  • The Edinburgh Tour and Majestic Tour bus routes operate from Monday to Sunday 9:05 am - 5:50 pm, and the City Sightseeing Edinburgh bus route 9 am - 6 pm.
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Adults Over 60 years old Children between 5 and 15 years old Children under 5 years old
US$ 80.70
US$ 71.10
US$ 43.70
  • Adults

    US$ 80.70
  • Over 60 years old

    US$ 71.10
  • Children between 5 and 15 years old

    US$ 43.70
  • Children under 5 years old


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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.


2 days.


Entry to Edinburgh Castle.

Entry to Holyroodhouse Palace.

Entry to Royal Yacht Britannia.

48 hour ticket for the three Edinburgh tourist bus routes.

When to book?

You can book up until the same day (10:00 am) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Varies according to the attraction included.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.


Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How do I know if the attractions included are open?

    A - We recommend that you visit the attraction's web site to confirm availability beforehand. Some attractions may be closed or have limited opening due to Covid-19.

  • 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.

US$ 80.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.