Where to Board
Hop on hop off
We’re on Waverley Bridge opposite the station, off Princes Street. Just look for the bright orange buses, we doubt you’ll miss us!
To make sure you don’t miss out on anything, you can hop on and off our buses an unlimited amount of times over 24 hours. You can do this from any of our stops to save you getting tired legs.
The main stops
Whether you’re city sightseeing in Edinburgh takes you to the heart of the Old Town at The Royal Mile, or to sample the culture of the Palace of Holyroodhouse or for a bit of shopping on Princes Street, we’ve picked out some of the main stops to help you find your way around.
There are plenty more stops along the way however, if you’d like to know the closest one to where you’re headed then please speak to a member of our street team, drivers or pick up one of our leaflets.
Fancy a trip to the zoo? With the purchase of a Bright Bus Tours ticket, we’re now able to offer you a free return ticket to Edinburgh Zoo →
Show your Bright Bus Tours ticket on any of our buses & we'll drop you off (First Bus services from Princes Street are X24, X25, X38 – find the service bus timetables here →).
Plan your tour
Choose your own adventure through Scotland’s most vibrant city with our hop on hop off Edinburgh buses. Check out our map to find out more about any of the stops along the route.
Hop On and Off at Historic Locations
Edinburgh’s main area for shopping. Stretching over a mile, there’s something for everyone.
One of the most vibrant, colourful and bustling parts of Edinburgh nestled in the historic Old Town.
Built on an extinct volcano, this world famous fortress sits proudly atop the Edinburgh skyline
Enjoy a tour or a tasting and discover the secrets of Scotland’s most famous export.
See the diverse collections of Scottish wonders including art, design, fashion, science and nature
Take a journey through time and space and bear witness to what created the place we call home.
Discover Scotland’s illustrious royal history, including the famous Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
City of Edinburgh Tours is offering a £2 discount all their tours when you show your Bright Bus Tour ticket at their ticket office, which is the Police Box located on the Royal Mile at Hunter Square, EH1 1QS.
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The Real Mary Kings Close is offering a £1 discount on all tours before 1pm when you show your Bright Bus Tour ticket at their reception at 2 Warriston’s Close, High Street, EH1 1PG.
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