Overnight trip to Edinburgh with bus tour and Edinburgh Castle entry

King's Cross


Overnight trip to Edinburgh with bus tour and Edinburgh Castle entry

King's Cross Railway Station
Euston Road


From fantastic architecture and museums to historic castles and magnificent vistas, discover the best things to see and do in Edinburgh on an overnight tour from London, including return rail travel, overnight accommodation and more.

Train to Edinburgh

Head to King's Cross Station to get an early train to Edinburgh. After a little over four hours, step off the train and into the bustling streets of the gorgeous Scottish capital.

Day one in Edinburgh

Delve into Edinburgh’s rich history and visit its most famous spots, with a hop-on hop-off bus tour, which is included in this package.

Get to know the Scottish capital as you explore the city by bus, taking in all the major sights, from the Royal Mile and Greyfriars Bobby to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle.

Allow at least two hours to visit Edinburgh Castle. Perched atop Castle Rock overlooking the city, this stunning fortress is a must-see. Marvel at the sparkling Scottish crown jewels and soak in breathtaking views of the city’s famous skyline.

Complete your first day in Edinburgh with an overnight stay in a three-star hotel.

Day two in Edinburgh

On the second day, Edinburgh is yours to explore further at your own pace, before catching an afternoon train back to London.

Make the most of the city’s museums and galleries, climb to the top of Arthur’s Seat for incredible views over the whole city, or simply stroll through the old town’s charming winding streets and passages.

How do I get tickets for the tour?

You can book tickets for the overnight 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 overnight trip package includes reservations on the next day’s 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.


Adult ticket (twin/double room) £312.00 to £389.00 per ticket
Adult ticket (single room) £375.00 to £459.00 per ticket

Prices per person, ranging from standard rail travel to first-class rail travel.