Day Trip to Edinburgh with Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry
Welcome and Departure
Our Golden Tours representative will meet and greet you at the ticket office in King’s Cross Station at 6:30am, where you’ll receive an informative welcome pack. Enjoy a scenic rail journey along Britain’s beautiful east coast, arriving in Edinburgh at 11:20am.
Edinburgh – Open-Top Bus Tour
Delve into the Scottish capital’s rich history with a hop-on hop-off bus tour that takes in all the major sights: the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Bobby, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and atmospheric Edinburgh Castle.
Enjoy free admission to Edinburgh Castle, where you can marvel at the sparkling Scottish Crown Jewels and photograph breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s famous skyline.
After a thrilling day spent discovering Edinburgh, your train departs at 5:30pm, arriving back in London at 10:18pm. (Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time).
First Class (optional) includes refreshments served at your seat.
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.
- What's Included
- Reserved train seats
- Open Top Bus Tour
- Admissions to Edinburgh Castle
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel Transfer
- Food and beverages
- Once booked this tour is non-refundable.
- This tour is unescorted.
- Return train tickets to Edinburgh with reserved seats
- Entry to Edinburgh Castle
- Open top bus tour
- Free city map
- First class (optional extra) includes refreshments served at your seat.