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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
From $71.90

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.

Reviews (591)
1 - 5 of 176 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
The 48 Hour Hop-On Hop-Off tour bus well worth the money

This is truly a 48 hour pass to use the buses. We started mid-day on Wednesday and used the last ride on Friday morning. There are 3 bus routes with some overlap but they do cover much of Edinburgh's sights. Staff and tour recordings are...More

Thank sebkayak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hop into Edinburgh Castle

My daughter and I had a stupendous time learning about the sites of Edinburgh! The most amazing part was visiting Edinburgh Castle. My only complaint... everything is uphill! I never did find the downhill part. 😉

Thank dawnscroggins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hop-On HopOff

We had only 2 days in Edinburgh and wanted to see the most. The guides were quite knowledgeable and gave us all sorts of details about the history and architecture that we would have missed on our own. Got on and off several times in...More

Thank bnkimball202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
3 day visit

I purchased a 48hr ticket that also allowed entry to what I was visiting, the tours are great and a must when in the city. The buses all run so regular you do not wait long before one comes along such a good buy.

Thank lsarah29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A total must !!!

Definitely do this, buy your ticket online, jump on/off wherever you want. Go on top deck (have a tissue, on case seats are wet) you see so much more from upstairs. Headphones so you can listen to the history, or just enjoy the views. We...More

Thank Helen C
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November 13, 2018|
Response from dpcoffelt | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the 48-hour Bus Ticket with the Castle. The date on the ticket is for the bus. You can redeem your castle pass anytime your bus pass is valid. We went early on the first day. There are two queues for the... More
Susan D
October 29, 2018|
Response from dpcoffelt | Reviewed this property |
There are two queues for the castle. Those with tickets and those without. You can buy your pre-paid castle ticket with your hop-on-off tour or you can buy it separately. Main point is that you do not want to wait and... More
September 24, 2018|
Response from scribervisor |
They are all fast track admissions so you don't have to queue for tickets first.