From London: Day Trip to Edinburgh by Rail with Castle Entry

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Travel by train to Edinburgh and learn about its rich history with a hop-on hop-off bus tour on this day trip. Go inside Edinburgh Castle, home of the Royal Apartments and Scottish Crown Jewels.


  • Ride on reserved seats on the train back to Edinburgh
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle
  • Take an open-top bus tour
  • Use a free city map
  • First class (optional extra)


Welcome and Departure You will need to be at King’s Cross Station at 6:30am with your train e-tickets for your outbound and inbound rail journeys. Your train will depart at 7:00am and arrive in to Edinburgh at 11:22am. Please print your Open Top Bus Tour and Edinburgh Castle tickets. Edinburgh – 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. 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. Return Journey After a thrilling day spent discovering Edinburgh, your train departs at 5:30pm, arriving back in London at 10:09pm. (Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time). First Class (optional) includes food and refreshments served at your seat.


Assistance from a representative at the train station Return train tickets to Edinburgh with reserved seats Open-top bus tour Entry to Edinburgh Castle City map Free time for shopping Refreshments served at your seat (with first class option)

Important Information

  • You will be sent a separate email with your train tickets, Edinburgh Bus Tour & Edinburgh Castle Entry. You will need all these documents for your trip.
  • Please print Edinburgh Bus Tour voucher as you will need to exchange it for a ticket at Andrew Square.
  • Once booked, this tour is non-refundable
  • Please note that this tour is not escorted
  • Please note, the tour itinerary and order may change
  • Train seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed together

Easy cancellation

This activity is non-refundable


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