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Royal Edinburgh Ticket


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. 

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.

Covid-19 Measures

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


Adults Over 60 years old Children between 5 and 15 years old Children under 5 years old
US$ 73.90
US$ 65.20
US$ 40.10
  • Adults

    US$ 73.90
  • Over 60 years old

    US$ 65.20
  • Children between 5 and 15 years old

    US$ 40.10
  • Children under 5 years old


More Information


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?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (10:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (it varies according to every attraction included).

US$ 73.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


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.