We’re on Waverley Bridge opposite the station, off Princes Street. Just look out for the bright orange buses, you’ll not miss us!
You can buy a ticket on this website here →, or from one of our friendly drivers.
The main stop is on Waverley Bridge opposite the station, but you can hop on and off at any of our boarding points along the route. You can view the map here →
You can hop on and hop off in Edinburgh as many times as you want over 24 hours. If something takes your fancy then jump off and then back on later and make numerous trips to Edinburgh on one ticket.
With Bright Bus Tours you will enjoy many of the famous places in Edinburgh from the National Museum of Scotland to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle. Pick up our leaflet or click here to download and discover everything Edinburgh has to offer.
There is so much to explore on our Edinburgh tours and you can always ask our friendly street team who will be very happy to give you advice on what there is to see and where you’ll need to hop off to see it.
The full route takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete. But you don’t have to do it all in one go, you’re welcome to hop and off to break up the journey and see some of the sights on foot.
The first tour of the day starts from Waverley Bridge at 0900 and the last begins at 1700. Our open top tour buses run 7 days a week so whenever you’ve come to visit you can make sure you see all the sights.
We do not operate on Christmas Day or on New Year's Day.
The buses are every 10 minutes so you shouldn’t have to wait long to continue your adventure through Edinburgh.
Our Edinburgh bus tours boarding points can be easily found on the where to board page.
Just look out for the bright orange buses of course!
You can store the email ticket on your phone and show this to the driver or if you do need to you can also print the ticket and bring the paper version.
We offer a discounted family ticket for £29 that includes two adults and up to three children aged between 5 and 15, under 5s are free of charge.
Children between 5 and 15 can buy a reduced ticket at £6. Any wee ones under 5 travel for free!
They travel for free! Yup, little rascals and wee cherubs are all welcome onboard.
We ask that children under the age of 16 are accompanied by an adult, we want everyone to stay safe and sound!
There will be a group discount for parties of 10 or more, with one person per 10 passengers getting a free ticket. Just speak to one of our drivers or street team.
You can buy tickets in advance via the First Bus App and store them on your phone.
You will need to purchase a valid ticket for each person travelling
If you have version 4.5 (or newer) of the First Bus App you can activate multiple tickets at the same time from the same mTickets account.
Our day trips from Edinburgh also come with some great discounts at a number of top attractions. Please see our where to board page for details on our partner discounts.
Yes, we want to make sure everyone can see our beautiful city - there is a ramp on every bus, with one designated space per bus.
Over 60s and students with a valid matriculation card are eligible for concession tickets at £9 each.
Unfortunately you can’t reserve a seat, but with buses every 10 minutes you shouldn’t have a problem getting a good spot.
Woof, woof woof! *Translation* Yes, well behaved dogs are very welcome (at the driver’s discretion). Greyfriars Bobby would be proud.
Yes our Bright Bus Tours orange buses are for hire, just call 01506 534 977