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Great value ticket that includes both Rail travel and a City Sightseeing Bus Tour in Glasgow or Edinburgh City Centre.


  • 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.

  • Perfect non complicated all-inclusive tickets, especially for cruise passengers arriving into Greenock, Rosyth and South Queensferry.

Further information

  • 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.

  • Edinburgh & Glasgow Bus Tours normally depart from c. 0930 - 1630 daily, 7 days a week, every 15/30 mins.

  • Upgrades to First Class are not available.

  • Weekday and 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 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.

Available to Purchase

From 21st May 2017

Purchase Details

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

Valid from

From 7th March 2023

Valid in both directions