Day Trip to Edinburgh with Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry

August 2017

More information about Day Trip to Edinburgh with Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry tickets

  • Description
    Departure from King's Cross Station
    Our Golden Tours representative will meet and greet you at the ticket office in King's Cross Station at 6.30am. You'll be given a welcome pack full of exciting details about your day in Scotland, before being escorted to your train with reserved seats. The journey will swoop along Britain's scenic east coast, before arriving in Edinburgh at 11.20am! You'll also get a handy Edinburgh map to make navigating the city a little easier.

    Open Top Bus Tour in Edinburgh
    See the Scottish capital from a hop on hop off open top bus tour and take in all the major sights! From the Queen's official residence when she visits Scotland, Palace of Holyroodhouse, to towering Edinburgh Castle that dominates the Edinburgh skyline, you'll soon get acquainted with the charming city during this tour. You'll cruise down Royal Mile, one of the busiest streets in Edinburgh's historic old town, and past the famed Greyfriars Bobby monument.

    Edinburgh Castle
    You'll enjoy a free admission to Edinburgh Castle - this much-loved fortress has been involved in many historical conflicts since the 12th century and stands guard over the city from atop the Castle Rock. See the dazzling Scottish Crown Jewels and pose for photos with unbeatable panoramic views of the city skyline in the background.

    Return Journey
    Bid goodbye to Scotland as your train departs Edinburgh at 5.30pm, arriving back in London at 10.18pm.
  • Schedule

    Days of departure: Monday to Thursday

    Departure Schedule: London - Edinburgh
    Check-in time: 6:30am
    Departure from Kings Cross Station: 7:01am
    Arrival at Edinburgh Waverly Station: 11:20am

    Departure Schedule: Edinburgh - London
    Check-in time: 5:00pm
    Departure from Edinburgh Waverly Station: 5:30pm
    Arrival at Kings Cross Station: 10:18pm

    Hop-on Hop-off Edinburgh Schedule:

    Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct: last tour at 6:00p.m, runs every 15 minutes
    Jul-Aug: last tour at 7:15 pm, runs every 10-15 minutes
    Nov-Mar: last tour at 4:15 pm, runs every 20 minutes

    Tour runs daily excluding 25 December.

    Full mobility facilities on all tour buses and subtitled screen downstairs for hard of hearing.

  • Highlights
    • Return Train Tickets to Edinburgh with Reserved Seats
    • Entry to Edinburgh Castle
    • Open Top Bus Tour
    • Designated Time for Shopping
    • Free City Map
  • Additional information
      What's Included 

    • Reserved train seats
    • Open Top Bus Tour
    • Admissions to Edinburgh Castle
    What's Excluded

    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel Transfer
    • Food and beverages
    • Guide

    Please Note:
    • Once booked this tour is non-refundable.
    • This tour is unescorted.