Which Edinburgh Hop on Hop off Sightseeing Bus is the Best?

by K Benjamin B. Weaccountax Limited London

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One can best explore the fashionable city of Edinburgh using an Open bus tour service. Filled with various tourist attraction sites, from the National Museum of Scotland to the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Carlton Hill, the Edinburgh Castle and several other landmarks favorite to tourists, the city is a rare gem. Getting around Edinburgh in a hop-on-hop-off open roof double-decker bus will help a tourist have a full view of the city while enjoying what the city has to offer, from food, drink, culture and even to the open air. The buses allow you as a tourist to come down (hop-off) at every stop the bus company has and hop back on when the bus is ready to leave.

City Sightseeing Bus Tour Edinburgh

With a 24-hour long Edinburgh city sightseeing bus tour ticket, you will get to have your fill of the city of Edinburgh. The open-roof double-decker bus the company provides tourists has 14 strategic stops all around the city. It takes 20 minutes before a bus takes off, so there is no wasting time or queuing in line waiting to get on a bus. There is also audio commentary onboard in 8 different languages and you will get to see major tourist attractions in Edinburgh for free with the ticket.

Ticket prices:

Time                                       Adult         Children (5-15)            Senior            Family

24-hour                                €17.31          €8.66                         €16.15          €41.53


  • Senior is anyone over 60 years of age
  • Children under 4 years get free admission
  • Family tickets = 2 Adults and 3 Children
  • A student with student card pays only €16.15


From Waverley Bridge to Lothian Road, Grassmarket, Lauriston Place, Johnston Terrace, Lawnmarket, Chambers Street, John Knox House, Canongate, Holyrood, Our Dynamic Earth, Regent Road, Hanover Street and then to Market Street.


This company has an excellent rating from 938 reviewers most of whom gave the company an excellent rating TripAdvisor. They have a 4.5-star rating out of 5-star on the review site.

 Edinburgh Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Tour

This company stands out among the best as the best. They offer a 24-long service of a hop-on-hop-off bus tour in Edinburgh city. With the 24-hour ticket, you get free access to most of the city’s tourist’s attraction sites. They also have 14 major stops all around the city and they make use of the open-roof double-decker bus.


Ticket Prices:

Time               Adult              Children        Student         Senior            Family

1-Day             €17.00          €8.50             €16.00          €16.00          €40.50



From Waverley Bridge to the Regent Road, the Queen Mary's Bath House, Our Dynamic Earth, Canongate Kirk, John Knox House, Chambers Street, Grassmarket, Johnston Terrace, Lawnmarket, The Mound, Charlotte Square, Hanover Street and to Market Street.


With the reviews on TripAdvisor, this company stands out as the best among the best in Edinburgh with 2337 reviewers. Almost all the reviewers' rate this company excellent giving them the highest receivable star on TripAdvisor, 5-star.

Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour

The Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour has one of the shortest and most fascinating hop-on-hop-off bus tours in the world. It lasts only 1 hour. The vintage double-decker Necrobus is used to move tourists through Edinburgh’s dark past. The conductor or live guide narrates creepily the horror stories, the tortures, executions, and murders that occurred in the city. You will get to visit the most horrifying places in the city, even places haunted by ghosts. If you are a fan of horror movies, then you will enjoy this to the fullest.

Ticket Prices:

Time                           Adult              Children        Student         Senior

1-hour                       €19.44          €13.78          €16.01          €16.01

  • Children under 5 years get free admission.


From Scott Monument to Cuthberts Graveyard, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, Greyfriars Bobby, Greyfriars Church, Calton Hill, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Park, Parliament Building, and The Royal Mile.


A huge 4.5-star rating on TripAdvisor means that this company is a great company and customers enjoy their service at a great length. They have 534 reviewers on the site and most of them say they are an excellent company.


Are you traveling to or visiting Edinburgh soonest, then make use of the hop-on-hop-off bus tour available in the city. You don’t know which one to use still? Well from this short article it is evident that most of the hop-on-hop-off bus tour companies in the city are doing well, but the best among the best according to user reviews Is Edinburgh Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

About K Benjamin B. Innovator   Weaccountax Limited London

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