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Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

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We’ve got the best seats in town! This tour is the number one way to explore Scotland’s Capital.

Hop on and hop off as much as you like to truly take in the sights of our city tour, including Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile (or as we locals call it, The High Street!), Dynamic Earth, The National Museum, Greyfriars’s Bobby, Grassmarket and so many more!

We have ticket options to suit you, with validity for 24 or 28 hours allowing you to squeeze in as many of the sights as possible from the best seats in town!

We're the not-boring bus tour, and our friendly team are here to ensure you have the very best experience of Edinburgh during your time on board, and beyond!

About This Deal


City Tour

Route Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stops on the City Tour:
  • 28a St Andrew Square - St Andrew Square, north east corner
  • Lothian Road (Stop XD) - Lothian Road, east pavement at north end, near corner of Princes Street
  • Grassmarket - North pavement opposite Apex Grassmarket Hotel
  • 47 Lauriston Pl - Lauriston Place, south pavement, opposite Fire Brigade Museum
  • Johnston Terrace - At east end of NCP car park at the foot of the hill
  • 144 Royal Mile - Lawmarket, south pavement near Deacon Brodie's bar
  • 25 Chambers St - Chambers Street, south pavement opp National Museums
  • 59 High St - Royal Mile, north pavement near John Knox house
  • 137 Canongate - Canongate, north pavement near Canongate Kirk
  • White Horse Close - Canongate, north pavement opposite Scottish Parliament
  • 112-116 Holyrood Gait - Within the drop area in front of Dynamic Earth
  • 2 Abbeyhill Cres - Abbey Hill, north pavement opposite Holyrood Palace
  • 75 Calton Rd - Regent Road, south pavement, near St Andrew House
  • Stewart Investors - Return to tour start
Attractions on the City Tour:

Multrees Walk / St Andrew Square / Princes Street / Princes Street and Gardens / Scott Monument / St Cuthbert's Parish Church / Festival Square / Grassmarket / Greyfriars Kirk / Greyfriars Bobby / Museum of Fire / Edinburgh Castle / Scottish National Portrait Gallery / Usher Hall / Edinburgh College of Art / Edinburgh Farmers' Market / Camera Obscura and World of Illusions / The Scotch Whisky Experience / Gladstone's Land / Writers' Museum / National Library of Scotland / National Museum of Scotland / Museum of Childhood / John Knox House Museum / The Museum of Edinburgh / The Scottish Parliament / The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse / Palace of Holyroodhouse / Dynamic Earth / Arthur's Seat / Holyrood Park / Regent Road Park / The Burns Monument / Calton Hill / Nelson Monument / Old Observatory House / National Monument / Waverley Mall / Edinburgh Waverley Station / The Balmoral Spa / Melville Monument

Operates: Summer Season May-Aug: First tour departs from St Andrew Square at 09:00 and at frequent intervals until the last tour departs at 18:40, terminating at 19:50. Off Peak Seasons Apr/Sep/Oct: First tour departs from St Andrew Square at 09:00 and every 12 minutes until the last tour departs at 17:15, terminating at 18:25 Winter Season Nov-Mar: First tour departs from St Andrew Square at 09:00 and every 20 minutes until the last tour departs at 16:00, finishing at 17:10.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • We've taken every precaution to ensure your safety on board. Enjoy safe sightseeing from our open-air top deck for increased ventilation and take in the sights of Edinburgh.
  • Free headphones to keep
  • Free return bus tickets to Edinburgh Zoo on our local services

Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure Time
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1 hour 10 minutes

Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Bright Bus Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.