Great value ticket that includes both Rail travel and a City Sightseeing Bus Tour in Glasgow or Edinburgh City Centre and new for Summer 2018 - the Borders Sightseeing Tour. 

  • Great value all in one ticket
  • Explore the beautiful and Historic Cities of Glasgow or Edinburgh with a hop-on, hop-off open-topped City Bus Tour included in this ticket.
  • Discover some of the major sights and attractions of both Cities like Glasgow Cathedral, Riverside Museum and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on the open-top bus tour of Glasgow and Holyrood, Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town whilst on the open-top tour of Edinburgh.
  • The Borders tour includes Abbotsford House, Melrose and Dryburgh Abbeys, Wallace Statue and Scott's View.
  • Perfect non complicated all-inclusive tickets, especially for cruise passengers arriving into Greenock, Rosyth and South Queensferry.  
Participating train companies

Last updated: 19 June 2018


Last updated: 17 July 2017


Area of validity
Further Information
  • Available for Standard Class travel only.
  • Destination should be input to your TIS as K959 (EDB Bus Tour), K960 (Gla Sightseeing) or K980 (Borders Bus Tour).
  • Valid from/to stations as shown below (with current May 17 fares showing):
Greenock Central - K960 (Gla Sightseeing)
SDR @ £23.60 & CDR @ £20.20

Greenock West -  K960 (Gla Sightseeing)

SDR @ £24.10 & CDR @ £20.40

Edinburgh Waverley - K960 (Gla Sightseeing)

SDR @ £37.70 & CDR @ £26.00

Inverkeithing - K959 (EDB Bus Tour)

SDR @ £24.40 & CDR @ £20.70

Glasgow Queen St - K959 (EDB Bus Tour)

SDR @ £39.70 & CDR @ £28.00

Dalmeny - K959 (EDB Bus Tour)

SDR @ £23.40 & CDR @ £19.70

Edinburgh Waverley - K980 (Borders Bus Tour)

SDR @ £2.90 & CDR @ £18.80

  • Valid for travel on both Peak and Off-Peak services dependent on the type of ticket purchased.
  • Valid on ScotRail train services only.
  • No need to book in advance.
  • Bus tours depart from the following locations:
Edinburgh Waverley - Waverley Bridge

Glasgow Queen Street - George Square

Glasgow Central - Raddison Blu Hotel, Wellington Street.

Galashiels & Tweedbank - bus stop in front of station

  • Edinburgh & Glasgow Bus Tours normally depart from c. 0930 - 1630 daily, 7 days a week, every 15/30 mins.
  • Borders Bus Tours operate 2-hourly from 1000 and 1600. Saturday/Sunday only from 26th May to 23rd September, with exception of July and August where tours operate daily.
  • Upgrades to First Class are not available.
  • Weekend First supplements are not valid in conjunction with this product.
  • National Railcard, Club 50 and Concessionary discounts do NOT apply.
  • 50% discount for children 5-15, under 5's travel free.
Edinburgh Bus Tours
  • Valid for the date shown on the ticket for a hop-on, hop-off one day service operated by Lothian Buses as Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour and City Sightseeing.
  • Customer must choose which City Tour Bus they wish to travel on for the whole day as moving between the different Bus Tours is not allowed.  Please inform customers of this when issuing the tickets.
  • Please note that Customers must visit the Sales Desk at Lothian Buses Travel Shop on Waverley Bridge in order to receive their bus ticket before boarding the Tour Bus (leave Waverley Station via Market Street exit and turn right, the travel shop is on the corner of Market Street and Waverley Bridge, about 100m).
 Glasgow & Borders Bus Tours
  • Valid for the date shown on the ticket for a hop-on, hop-off one day service operated by West Coast Motor as City Sightseeing.
  • Customers need to show their return train ticket to the City Sightseeing bus driver when they board.

Period of availability
Now - Until further notice

Last updated: 19 June 2018


Available to purchase
21/05/2017 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

Rail and City Bus Tour tickets can be purchased via the following retail channels: 

  • Telesales on 0344 811 0141
  • At a staff station
  • On-train when boarding at a station where no booking facilities available

Last updated: 17 July 2017

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Last updated:   19 June 2018