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Edinburgh Rail Day Trip from London with HO-HO Bus Tour & Castle Entry

Explore the very best of the Scottish capital with this full day excursion to Edinburgh by rail. Not only will you get to visit the famed Edinburgh castle but you will also get to see all that the city has to offer by going on a bus tour.


  • Relax during the scenic train ride to Edinburgh as you pass the gorgeous English countryside and coastline.
  • Enjoy your visit to the iconic Edinburgh Castle where you will get a chance to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the gorgeous view from the castle itself.
  • See the sights on a hop on, hop off open top bus tour of the city with a help of a free, detailed map.
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Your Experience

A representative will meet you you at the ticket office of King’s Cross Station bright and early in the morning where you’ll be given a welcome pack containing everything you need for your unescorted tour before they help you to your reserved seats. Take in the beautiful scenery that you will pass on your way to Edinburgh and, on arrival, immerse yourself in the historic town by hopping onto a bus for your hop on, hop off tour! See everything from the official residence of the Queen of England when she visits the city, the lofty and historic Edinburgh castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse while getting acquainted with the layout of the small city, including the busiest street in town, the Royal Mile.

Visit the magnificent Edinburgh castle as it stands guard over the entire city from the Castle Rock, as it has been since the 12th century. Gaze at the sparkling Scottish Crown Jewels before walking through the castle and taking photographs of the unbeatable view of the city before returning to London by train.

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  • Reserved train seats
  • Open Top Hop on, hop off bus tour
  • Admissions to Edinburgh Castle
  • Refreshments at your seat (Only First Class, Optional)
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  • Food and Beverages
  • Tour Guide
  • Hotel transfers
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Know Before You Go


The tour is available every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 am and you will return to London at around 10:18 pm.

Tour Duration

This tour lasts approximately fifteen hours.


You will be travelling to Edinburgh from London and back by train.

Getting There

The meeting point for this tour is situated at the ticket office inside King’s Cross Station.

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Strict Cancellation Policy

This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.

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My Tickets

How To Redeem Tickets

You will receive an email with your voucher in a few minutes. You will need to print this voucher and present it when you reach the meeting point, which is the ticketing office of King’s Cross Station.


Your tickets are valid for the day and time that you’ve booked the experience for.

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King’s Cross Station, Euston Road , London

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