Day Trip to Edinburgh with Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry
TOUR DESCRIPTION

Return train tickets to Edinburgh with reserved seats - Entry to Edinburgh Castle - Open top bus tour - Time for shopping - Free city map

Reserved train seats
Open Top Bus Tour
Admissions to Edinburgh Castle
Meet and greet at Kings Cross St Pancras station
Gratuities (optional)
Food and beverages (unless stated otherwise)
Guide
Important Information
Train Schedule:

Days of departure: Monday to Saturday

London to Edinburgh
Departure from Kings Cross Station: 7:00am

Arrival at Edinburgh Waverly Station: 11:22am

Meet your representative outside the ticket office in Kings Cross Station.

Meeting time: 6:30am
Departure from Kings Cross Station: 7:00am

Arrival at Edinburgh Waverly Station: 11:22am

Journey time: 4hr 20min approx.

Edinburgh to London
Departure from Edinburgh Waverly Station: 5:30pm

Arrival at Kings Cross Station: 10:09pm

Journey time: 4hr 40 min approx.

Hop-on Hop-off Edinburgh Schedule:

Edinburgh Tour: 2 April – 28 October 2023
09:06am – 17:54pm (Every 12 minutes)

Edinburgh Tour: 29 October - 31 March 2024
09:00am – 16:00pm (Every 30 minutes)

Duration: The full tour lasts around an hour.

Majestic Tour: 2 April – 28 October 2023
09:00am – 17:30pm (Every 15 minutes)

Majestic Tour: 29 October 2022 – 31 March 2024
09:00am – 16:00pm (Every 30 minutes)

Duration: The full tour lasts around an hour.

City Sightseeing Edinburgh: 2 April – 28 October 2023
09:00am – 18:00pm (Every 10 - 12 minutes)

City Sightseeing Edinburgh: 29 October – 31 March 2024
09:00am – 16:00pm (Every 30 minutes)

Duration: The full tour lasts around an hour.

Bus Departs from St Andrew Square bus stop, North Side, Edinburgh EH2 1AF.

Edinburgh Castle

You will received a timed ticket for Edinburgh Castle.

You should allow at least 2 hours to see all of the castle highlights.

Summer (1 April to 30 Sep)
Open 9.30am till 6pm

Winter (1 Oct - 31 Mar)
Open 9.30am to 5pm

The castle is closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day (25 and 26 December) and New Year's Day (1 January).

HIGHLIGHTS
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Welcome and Departure

You will need to be at King’s Cross Station at 6:30am with your train e-tickets for your outbound and inbound rail journeys. Your train will depart at 7:00am and arrive in to Edinburgh at 11:22am.

Please print your Open Top Bus Tour and Edinburgh Castle tickets.

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.

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.

Return Journey

After a thrilling day spent discovering Edinburgh, your train departs at 5:30pm, arriving back in London at 10:09pm.  (Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time).

First Class (optional) includes food and refreshments served at your seat.

Day Trip to Edinburgh with Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry
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