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Bright Bus Edinburgh City Tour offers a taste of Scotland’s Capital!

Our City Tour shows you the busy streets of Edinburgh, including the old town and famous tourist spots. The City Tour in Edinburgh stops at various attractions. These include Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, Scottish Parliament, Dynamic Earth, and The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Journey Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Frequency: Every 15 minutes

Starting Point: Waterloo Place, or hop on at any of our City Tour stops

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Hidden Gems

Calton Hill

Offers stunning cityscape views, with notable landmarks like the National Monument. A must-visit for history and beauty (City Tour Stop 1)

Princes Street Gardens

A beautiful park in Edinburgh, located between the Old Town and New Town. It has gardens, flowers, and a great view of Edinburgh Castle.

Victoria Street aka Diagon Alley

Victoria Street is a vibrant and picturesque curved street with colourful buildings, boutique shops, and cosy cafés. Its charm and character make it a popular destination for locals and tourists (City Tour Stop 5)

The Vennel Steps

A historic and atmospheric set of stairs connecting different levels of the city. They provide different views, a touch of tradition, and a look into Edinburgh’s old buildings (City Tour Stop 5).

Bright Bus Perks

The Real Mary Kings Close
£1 Off Adult tickets before 1 pm with the code BRIGHTBUS

The Real Mary King’s Close (

The Cauldron Edinburgh
15% off on potion classes with the Bright Bus tour ticket. Book online with the code BRIGHTBUS_WIZARD

Our Potions Bar Edinburgh | Magical Drinks | The Cauldron Edinburgh

Holyrood Distillery
£2 off all tours with the Bright Bus tour ticket. Book online and use code BBT22

Distillery Tour | Whisky Tour | Gin Tour | Holyrood Distillery

The Magic Cup

10% off showing the Bright Bus ticket

Located in Waverley Mall

Sushi Stop
10% off showing the Bright Bus ticket

Located in Waverley Mall