Edinburgh Bus Tours

Full tour takes approximately 1 hour – Tour bus passes the foot of the cliffs at Edinburgh Castle and stops in Grassmarket approx 10am – then every 15 mins during summer months.

Entertaining and informative commentary is available in nine different languages*, alongside the Horrible Histories commentary – a great option for kids!

Highlights include:

  • New Town
  • Old Town
  • Grassmarket
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Our Dynamic Earth
  • Calton Hill

City Sightseeing operates 364 days a year. Tours depart from Waverley Bridge and last approximately 1 hour.

28 March – 26 June: first tour 0930 | last tour 1800 | every 15 mins

27 June – 5 Sept: first tour 0930 | last tour 2000 | every 7/8 mins until 1700 & every 15 mins thereafter

6 Sept – 31 Oct: first tour 0930 | last tour 1800 | every 15 mins

1 Nov – March 2016: first tour 0900 | last tour 1600 or 1630


For information about City Sightseeing,including exclusive discounts availablewith a tour ticket please download theirsummer tour leaflet. Please note: times may vary during holiday periods. Call 0131-220-0770 for more information.

Bus Tour at Greyfriars Bobby

*Commentary is available in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.

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