Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

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Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, known for its stunning architecture, rich history, and cultural festivals. It is home to famous landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, and Arthur's Seat, as well as a vibrant food and drink scene and world-class museums.

But getting around the old city can be confusing for a new visitor. With Edinburgh’s Hop On Hop Off Buses, you can get to explore all the top spots in the city. And, with this convenient mode of transport, all you need is one ticket!

Read on to learn more about Edinburgh hop-on hop-off bus tours.

Why Choose Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off
  • Visit Iconic Landmarks: See all of the city’s top attractions from the open-top buses that are ideal for sightseeing.
  • Easy and Convenient: Explore the best of the city without worrying about your commute with just one ticket.
  • Save Money: Hop-on hop-off bus tours will help you save money as you won’t have to spend on local transport fares to get from one spot to the other.
  • Pre-Recorded Commentary: There are audio guides in 9 languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian, as well as a special kid's commentary to give you information on all the attractions you will visit.

For more information on the special features and inclusion, please check your tickets.

Edinburgh On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off

Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Know What Your Ticket Includes: Most hop-on hop-off bus tour operators have multiple ticket options. Some may not include all the routes on the tour, while others may even offer additional perks like a boat ride or a walking tour. 
  • Plan Your Route: Find out the routes that your hop-on hop-off bus will take (all tour operators offer a map of their routes), so you can decide which stops you would like to get off at beforehand. It is also important to know which major attractions are near the stops. 
  • Schedule Your Stops: If you want to tour any of the attractions near the bus stops, make sure you know how long the tour will be, and when the next hop-on hop-off bus will stop. 
  • Buy Attraction Tickets: Many attractions require entry tickets, be sure to purchase these in advance online to avoid standing and waiting in long queues.
  • Peak Hours: If you can you the time and day of your bus tour, find out what the rush hours are in New York during your visit, so you can avoid getting stuck in traffic. 
  • Try to Take the Tour Twice: If you have time, consider first making a full loop on the bus without getting on or off the bus. It may seem like this defeats the purpose of a “hop-on hop-off” tour, but this way you can get an overview of Edinburgh with a good seat and view for the entire trip.

Frequently Asked Questions About Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Q. Does Edinburgh have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Edinburgh has a hop-on hop-off bus tour.

Q. Where can I buy Edinburgh hop-on hop-off tickets?

A. You can buy Edinburgh hop-on hop-off tickets online.

Q. Are Edinburgh hop-on hop-off tickets available online?

A. Yes, you can avail Edinburgh hop-on hop-off tickets online.

Q. How much does hop-on hop-off bus cost in Edinburgh?

A. Hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour ticket prices start from £16.

Q. How do hop on hop off buses work in Edinburgh?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses in Edinburgh allow you to get on and leave the bus at any of the designated stops to see the major city landmarks whenever you want.

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Edinburgh

A. Edinburgh hop-on hop-off buses run between 10 AM to 6 PM and arrive at a frequency of 15 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the Edinburgh hop-on hop-off bus tours?

A. Yes, there are audio guides available for adults in 5 languages on the New York hop-on hop-off bus tours, including English, Spanish, Italian, French & German.

Q. Are Edinburgh's hop-on hop-off bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, Edinburgh’s hop-on hop-off bus tours are accessible to wheelchair users.