Day Trip to Edinburgh: Climb onboard at King’s Cross for a journey of history and culture in the beautiful capital of Scotland. Enjoy a Hop On/Hop Off Tour around the city followed by a tour of the famous Edinburgh Castle
* Sit back and enjoy a soothing train ride to Scotland
* Ride the open air bus around the city
* Visit Edinburgh Castle
* Free time for a bit of shopping
Our tour representative will meet and greet you at the ticket office in King's Cross Station. You will be given a welcome pack full of exciting details about your day in Scotland, before being escorted to your train with reserved seats. The journey will swoop along Britain's scenic east coast boasting precious views of the country. You will also get a handy Edinburgh map to make navigating the city a little easier.
Once there, enjoy a trip on the iconic Open Top Bus Tour to see the Scottish capital from a new perspective and take in all the major sights! From the Queen's official residence when she visits Scotland, Palace of Holyroodhouse, to towering Edinburgh Castle that dominates the Edinburgh skyline, you will soon get acquainted with the charming city during this tour. You will cruise down Royal Mile, one of the busiest streets in Edinburgh's historic old town, and past the famed Greyfriars Bobby monument.
Next make your way to the unmissable Edinburgh Castle. This much-loved fortress has been involved in many historical conflicts since the 12th century and stands guard over the city from atop the Castle Rock. See the dazzling Scottish Crown Jewels and pose for photos with unbeatable panoramic views of the city skyline in the background.
Meeting/ pick-up point: King's Cross station.
Start/opening time: Monday to Thursday, check-in at 6:30am.
End/closing time: Train departs Edinburgh at 5:30pm, arriving back in London at 10:18pm.