Day trip to Edinburgh with bus tour and Edinburgh Castle entry

King's Cross


Day trip to Edinburgh with bus tour and Edinburgh Castle entry

King's Cross Railway Station
Euston Road


From fascinating history and culture to impressive sights and sweeping views, discover the best things to see and do in Edinburgh on a one-day tour from London, including return rail travel and more.

Train to Edinburgh

Head to King's Cross Station to get an early train to the Scottish capital. After a little over four hours, step off the train and start exploring the beautiful city of Edinburgh.

Discover Edinburgh

Once you get to Edinburgh, a thrilling day of sightseeing awaits.

To help you navigate the city and explore its best spots, this package includes entry to Edinburgh Castle and an open-top bus ride, which takes in all the major sights, from the Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Allow at least two hours to visit Edinburgh Castle, a stunning fortress where you can marvel at the sparkling Scottish crown jewels and soak in breathtaking views of the city’s famous skyline.

How do I get tickets for the tour?

You can book tickets for the day trip to Edinburgh with bus tour and Edinburgh Castle entry online now.

What time does the Edinburgh tour depart?

You will receive all your tickets via email. On the day, please meet your Golden Tours representative at 6.30am outside the ticket office at King’s Cross Station. You will then take the 7am train to Edinburgh, which will arrive at Edinburgh Waverley Station at 11.22am.

Don't forget your e-ticket!

What time does the tour return to London?

The Edinburgh day trip package includes reservations on the 5.30pm train to London King’s Cross. Make sure you get to the station at least 15 minutes before the train departs. You will then arrive back in London at 10.09pm.

Check all timings on your booking confirmation.


Child ticket (5-15 years) £199.00 to £289.00 per ticket
Adult ticket £209.00 to £299.00 per ticket

Prices range from standard rail travel to first-class rail travel.