Reserved seats on trains- Visit Edinburgh Castle - Open Top Bus Tour - Stay at a 3* hotel, centrally located
Days of departure: Monday to Friday
London to Edinburgh
Departure from Kings Cross Station: 7:00am
Arrival at Edinburgh Waverly Station: 11:22am
Edinburgh to London
Departure from Edinburgh Waverly Station: 5:30pm
Arrival at Kings Cross Station: 10:09pm
Bus Departs from St Andrew Square bus stop, North Side, Edinburgh EH2 1AF.
Choose from Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour or City Sightseeing Edinburgh.
Ticket is valid for 24hrs.
Full mobility facilities on all tour buses and subtitled screen downstairs for hard of hearing.
You will received a timed ticket for Edinburgh Castle for Day 1 of your tour.
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).
*Hotel/resident postcodes included in Central London area for this service are WC1, WC2, EC1, EC2, EC3, EC4, E1, SE1, N1, SW1, SW6, W1, W2, W4, W3, NW1, NW3, NW8.
Rates quoted are based from central London only.
There will be additional charges for transfers outside central London area.
Due to Covid restrictions the front passenger seats cannot be occupied.
Departure from King’s Cross Station
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 to Edinburgh at 11:22am.
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. Ticket is valid for 24hours so you will be able to use it on day 2.
Please print ticket for the Open Bus Tour and exchange at St Andrew Square bus stop.
Entry to 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.
Overnight Accommodation in 3* hotel.
Edinburgh at Your Leisure
Explore Edinburgh at your leisure! Following breakfast, spend your day as you wish.
After a thrilling day spent discovering Edinburgh, your train departs at 5.31pm, 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.
Transfer from Central London to London King's cross on Day 1* (optional).
Upgrade to a transfer service from Central London* to London King's Cross to avoid the hassle of early morning travel. Please note this is available for hotels and any residence address with postcodes WC1, WC2, EC1, EC2, EC3, EC4, E1, SE1, N1, SW1, SW6, W1, W2, W4, W3, NW1, NW3, NW8.