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Day Trip to Edinburgh with Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry Dates and Times


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Welcome and Departure

You will need to be at King’s Cross Station at 6:45am 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 15 minutes before departure time).

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

Train Schedule:

Days of departure: Monday to Friday London to Edinburgh Departure from Kings Cross Station: 7:00am
Arrival at Edinburgh Waverly Station: 11:22am From 1st April 2022 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:

Bus Departs Daily from St Andrew Square bus stop, North Side, Edinburgh EH2 1AF. Choose from Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour OR City Sightseeing Edinburgh. Edinburgh Tour 3rd April until 2nd July & 11th Sept until 29th Oct 2022 09:00 - 18:00 Every 15 mins 3rd July until 10th Sept 2022 09:00 - 18:00 Every 12 mins Majestic Tour 3rd April until 29th Oct 2022 0935-17:35 Every 30 minutes City Sightseeing Edinburgh 3rd April until 2nd July & 11th Sept until 29th Oct 2022 09:08 - 17:53 Every 15 mins 3rd July until 10th Sept 2022 09:06 - 17:54 Every 12 mins A complete loop is 75min on all tour types. Click here to view route map

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

Return Train Tickets to Edinburgh with Reserved Seats .
Entry to Edinburgh Castle .
Open Top Bus Tour .
First class (optional extra) includes food and refreshments served at your seat..

Inclusions

Reserved train seats
Open Top Bus Tour
Admissions to Edinburgh Castle

Exclusions

Gratuities (optional)
Food and beverages (unless stated otherwise)
Guide