Adult £14

City Sightseeing Tour

Full tour takes approximately 1 hour

Experience the best of Edinburgh with City Sightseeing’s open-top bus tour. Entertaining and informative commentary is available in nine different languages, alongside the Horrible Histories commentary – a great option for kids!

Highlights include:

  • New Town
  • Old Town
  • Grassmarket
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Our Dynamic Earth
  • Calton Hill

The City Sightseeing Tour operates 364 days a year. Tours start at 0930 from Waverley Bridge. 

Regular departures throughout the day, and tours last approximately one hour.

2 Nov - 27 March: first tour 0900 | last tour 1600 or 1630

28 March - June: first tour 0930 | last tour 1750 or 1800

July & Aug: first tour 0900 | last tour 2100

Sept - Nov: first tour 0930 | last tour 1750 or 1800

Download the winter tour leaflet & full timetable, valid until 27 March. For information about Citysightseeing 28 March - 31 October 2015, please download the summer tour leaflet & full timetable. Please note: times may vary during holiday periods. We advise you consult the full timetable before travel. 

The commentary for this tour is available in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.

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Ticket Type Per Ticket
Adult £14
Senior (60+)/ Student £13
Child (age 5-15) £6
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £33


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portugese
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin Chinese

City Sightseeing Tour route map (View all tour routes)

Get the full timetable as a PDF

Get the full timetable as a PDF