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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

  • A flexible 48-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Edinburgh
  • Learn about Edinburgh's rich history and modern culture through onboard commentary
  • The ability to hop off whenever makes this tour flexible and customizeable
Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission
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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

Personalize your Edinburgh sightseeing schedule with this hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, which hits all the main city attractions in an efficient time frame. Your 48-hour ticket grants you access to five routes and includes admission to the Palace of Holyrodhouse, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and the Edinburgh Castle, making this a great value choice. Plus, onboard audio commentary provides info crucial to understanding the history of Scotland's capital. 

What to Expect

With your tour voucher in hand, make your way to any of the bus stops on the route to begin your 48-hour sightseeing excursion. Perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time, booking this comprehensive tour ensures you will get access to all of Edinburgh's highlights and landmarks.

Step on board the bus and find a seat on the top deck for panoramic views or the bottom deck for shelter from the elements. As the bus proceeds, listen to commentary from a guide about the city's rich history and modern culture.

Hop off at any of the stops that interest you to explore further, then just catch the next bus that comes along when you're ready. A choice of five routes ensures that no stone will go unturned and you'll have chance to see everything you want to in a compact time frame. If you stay on board the bus, the full loop of each route is about 1 to 1.5 hours.

Your ticket also includes an admission ticket to Edingburgh Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a residence of the Queen of England; and the Royal Yacht Britannia, belonging to the British royal family.

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1 - 5 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
Easiest way to see all Edinburgh sights and learn good historical info.

We had a 48-hour pass on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus and it was the easiest way to see all the sights in edinburgh AND get some good historical information as well. The free earbuds for each seat's jack was the best way to get information...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Value for money

Wonderful place to visit, lots of history to endure,palace of hollyrood, Edinburgh castle a must to see.Lots to look at in the Royal Mile

Thank Tess R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to view the City

This is an excellent way to view the City and would recommend it to folks with just a few days in Edinburgh. The frequency of the buses makes it ideal for the Hop On/Off and one can spend as long or as little time in...More

2  Thank Rosalind P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect for a short visit.

You can cover a lot of ground in 48 hours.and it is reasonably priced. Do sit upstairs if you can and close to the guide, ours was a fountain of knowledge and she was lovely. A small tip is so very appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The narrator/guide was SUPERB

Itinerary varied on the day of our tour due to a fund-raising bicycle event, but was still exceptional. Both driver and narrator were unexcelled. Value for the money is excellent. The stops were convenient to major attractions of Edinburgh, and the guide had great suggestions...More

Thank Marshall Dean B
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10 July 2018|
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Response from TravelingBoon | Reviewed this property |
I got my hotel concierge to print it off
Betty B
3 July 2018|
Response from IzzyWorcester | Reviewed this property |
On the website they detail the routes. Certainly one of them goes to Holyrood House
13 June 2018|
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Response from TravelingBoon | Reviewed this property |
No idea....