Edinburgh City Pass

Edinburgh City Pass

Save up to 40% with the Edinburgh City Pass

The Edinburgh City Pass includes a return tram ticket from Edinburgh Airport to the city centre, hop-on hop-off city bus, local boat trip and free entry to some favourite experiences and walking tours from around Edinburgh. It also features top local spots perfect for when you’re thirsty, hungry or just a bit curious, which have been curated by people who live here based on what visitors and locals love to see and do.

Each pass is delivered instantly to your mobile and is valid for either one, two or three consecutive calendar days and is simply scanned at each experience to gain entry. Pre-booking is required for some of the experiences.

What’s included in Edinburgh City Pass?

Bright Bus, hop on, hop off tours

Hop-on Hop-off City Bus Tour

With your City Pass, you’ll get a 24 hour ticket for the Hop-on Hop-off City Bus Tour. It’s an awesome way to explore Edinburgh at your own pace.

Princes Street Trams

Edinburgh Trams

Want a smooth ride from Edinburgh Airport to the city centre? Hop on board the Edinburgh Trams. Your City Pass includes an open return tram ticket which can be used outwith your City Pass. It will not activate your pass and can be used for any return date.

Dynamic Earth exterior summer time view over to crags

Dynamic Earth

This gem of an attraction is conveniently located along the hop-on hop-off bus route and just a short stroll from the Royal Mile. It’s perfect for families and offers a mind-blowing experience. Top tip: you’ll also get splendid views of the famous (extinct) volcano, Arthur’s Seat from here.

Auld Reekie Tours

Edinburgh Vault Tours

Prepare yourself for an adventure into the mysterious vaults hidden beneath the South Bridge in Edinburgh’s Old Town. These dimly lit chambers were once home to the poor, as well as a hideout for criminals, body snatchers and witches.

The Tron, Royal Mile

Solve a Mystery – The Murder by the Royal Mile

Fancy yourself a super sleuth? Take on this thrilling self-guided murder mystery experience in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. It lasts about 2 hours and is great fun for families.

John Knox House at night

John Knox House

Step into history at John Knox House, one of the few remaining original medieval buildings on the Royal Mile, dating back to 1470. It’s not only a museum but also houses a café, bookshop, theatre, and exhibition space. Explore away!

Scott Monument

Scott Monument

Behold the majestic Scott Monument, standing tall in Princes Street Gardens. It’s one of Edinburgh’s iconic landmarks and a definite must-visit! This monument is dedicated to Sir Walter Scott and happens to be one of the largest monuments to a writer anywhere in the world.

Gladstones Land

Gladstone’s Land

Ever wondered what life was like in the tenements of Edinburgh’s Old Town? Well, at Gladstone’s Land, you can find out! This incredible 500 year old building sits at the top end of the Royal Mile, just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh Castle. While you’re here, be sure to check out the ice parlour and café.

George Heriots, Pentlands View

Harry Potter Walking Tour

Attention all Potterheads! Get ready to experience the magic of the world’s most famous wizard on this enchanting Harry Potter Walking Tour. Led by a guide who’s just as Potter-mad as you, you’ll explore the winding streets and mysterious alleys that inspired J.K. Rowling’s iconic wizarding world.

Victoria Street view from the Grassmarket

Invisible Edinburgh – Crime & Punishment Walking Tour

Prepare for an extraordinary walking tour of Edinburgh as Sonny, a knowledgeable guide and Edinburgh local, reveals stories of crime and punishment. What’s unique about this tour is that it’s organized by an award-winning social enterprise that trains people who have experienced homelessness to become tour guides of their own city.

Kitchen,© National Trust for Scotland

Georgian House

Transport yourself back to the late 1700s and step into the grandeur of Edinburgh’s New Town with a visit to the Georgian House. Located just next door to the official residence of the First Minister of Scotland.

Exterior of Holyrood Distillery

Holyrood Distillery – Whisky and Gin Tour

Calling all whisky and gin enthusiasts! Holyrood Distillery is waiting to take you on a fascinating tour. They offer hourly tours from 12pm daily, each lasting an hour.

Forth Boat Tours

Forth Boat Tour

Ahoy there! Get ready to soak in the breath-taking views of the Three Bridges, along with stunning panoramas of the Edinburgh skyline and the Kingdom of Fife, on the Blackness Castle, Three Bridges Cruise.

How much does the Edinburgh City Pass cost?

2024 Edinburgh City Pass. One, two or three days. You decide.

  • One Day Edinburgh City Pass £55.00 per adult / £35.00 per child
  • Two Day Edinburgh City Pass £75.00 per adult / £45.00 per child
  • Three Day Edinburgh City Pass £95.00 per adult / £50.00 per child 

Child passes apply to children aged 5-16 years. Entry is free for children under 5 years of age (4 years at Dynamic Earth). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.