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Hop-On Hop-Off Tours

City Sightseeing: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Edinburgh Tour

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Discover Edinburgh with the freedom of a flexible itinerary with this 24-hour hop-on hop-off tour. Get access to the red route and an audio guide on board.


  • Make the most of your time in Edinburgh by curating the perfect travel itinerary with this 24-unlimited hour hop-on-hop-off bus tour.

  • Access the Red Route, with over 13 stops located across the entire city.

  • With your pass, learn about the history of the city through the multilingual audio guide present along with a kid's commentary channel for your little ones.

  • Get 360-degree panoramic views with an open-top double-decker bus, perfect for sightseeing.

  • Some iconic stops include the John Knox House, Grassmarket, Holyrood & Johnston Terrace.


  • 24-hour unlimited hop-on hop-off pass

  • Audio guide available in 9 languages

  • Kid's commentary


  • Earphones

  • Entry tickets to attractions

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Australia
  • Ireland
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Austria
Guests from United States, Canada, Australia and over 23 countries have loved this experience
Hilde Haland



Apr, 2024

A fantastic way to explore Edinburgh! It is a compact city but the bus brings you to the hotspots. We really enjoyed it.
Lyle Smith



Mar, 2024

took us to see real good sites. also inspired new ideas. was too bad i only got the 24 hour ticket and we started late. kinda lame there is no buses later than 4pm. but overall was a good experience.
Suzanne Blackburn



Mar, 2024

Limited amount of time In the city so this was a great way to see as much as possible. Tickets were easy to book on line - all hassle- free. Would definitely do it again!!
Ali Tashfiq Wazed



Mar, 2024

The pace of the journey is quite slow. I think it's more applicable for older aged tourists. But otherwise, it was alright.
Bridget Miner



Jan, 2024

Good to have the facility of looking around with added commentary. Also good bus ride, save climbing the steep hill towards the castle.

These tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Red Route

Explore the magnificent Scottish capital as you drive around some of the finest and culture-rich destinations in Edinburgh. If you feel like a fancy stroll, get off at Canongate and spot some glorious buildings.

  • First bus: 9am from stop #2 (St. Andrews Square)

  • Last bus: 4pm from stop #2 (St. Andrews Square)

  • Frequency: Every 30 mins

  • Popular stops: Lothian Road, Grassmarket, Lawnmarket & Regent Road

Please click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair accessibility, audio guide & kid's commentary.

  • The audio guide is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.

  • The kid's commentary is available under 'Horrible Histories'.

  • Please carry your earphones for the best audio experience.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • No printout required! Just show your mobile voucher to the driver and collect your bus ticket.

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