Edinburgh Overnight

Activity code: CB4

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Duration Overnight, Approx. 40 hours
Departure Point Kings Cross station
Start Time 6:30am
Print Ticket For Rail and Attractions
Walking Moderate


  • Reserved Return Seats on East Coast Trains
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle
  • Open Top Bus Tour
  • Accommodation at a Centrally Located 3* Hotel


Day 1

London to Edinburgh
Your trip to Edinburgh begins at King’s Cross Station at 6:30am, where your train will depart at 7:00am and arrive into Edinburgh Waverley at 11:22am. 

Open Top Bus Tour
A great way to get acquainted with the Scottish capital, this hop on hop off open top bus tour will cruise past the best sights Edinburgh has to offer. You’ll see dominating Edinburgh Castle overlooking the city from its perch on the Castle Rock and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the King’s lavish Scottish residence. Take in the vibrant atmosphere of the Royal Mile and remember to get a photo of famous canine statue Greyfriars Bobby!

Entry to Edinburgh Castle
Enjoy free admission to historic Edinburgh Castle, where you can gaze at the sparkling Scottish Crown Jewels and familiarise yourself with some important Scottish history. The castle dates back to the 12th century, and was involved in many key historical conflicts. When you’ve seen everything inside the castle, take a walk outside and enjoy unbeatable panoramic views across Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Overnight Stay
You will be provided accommodation in a centrally located 3* hotel.

Day 2

Edinburgh at Your Leisure
Take the second day to explore Edinburgh as you wish. Whether you want to try some traditional haggis for lunch or delve into some Scottish history at a museum, the choice is yours to decide!

Return Journey
Your return train will depart Edinburgh at 5.31pm, arriving back in London at 10.18pm.

Please enusre that you have a printed copy of your Open Top Bus Tour tickets. Train, accomodation and Edinburgh Castle tickets are e-tickets and therefore can be viewed on your phone. 

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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • Reserved train seats 
  • Open Top Bus Tour (a printed ticket is needed for this element of your trip)
  • Admissions to Edinburgh Castle
  • Accommodation at a centrally located 3* hotel

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food or drinks
  • Guide

Please Note:
  • Once booked this tour is non-refundable
  • Train seats are allocated on first come first serve basis & not guaranteed together.
  • Please double check you have entered the correct email address, as without the e-tickets you cannot travel. If you do not receive the email please contact the reservations team on +44 207 233 7030