Day Trip to Edinburgh by Rail

Day Trip to Edinburgh by Rail with Transfer

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Arrive in Edinburgh by rail before exploring the city by open top bus and venturing inside the Edinburgh Castle


  • Hotel transfer to King's Cross Station
  • Return train tickets to Edinburgh with reserved seats
  • Entry to Edinburgh Castle
  • Open top bus tour
  • Free city map
  • First class (optional extra) includes refreshments served at your seat.


  • Hotel transfer to King's Cross Station
  • Reserved train seats
  • Open Top Bus Tour
  • Admissions to Edinburgh Castle


  • Gratuities
  • Food or drinks
  • Guide

Please Note

  • Once booked this tour is non-refundable.
  • This tour is unescorted.

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Morning Transfer
Please wait by the concierge desk in your hotel at 5.45am for your transfer to King’s Cross Station. (Applicable to clients staying in central London hotels only and must be pre-booked).

Welcome and Departure
Our Golden Tours representative will meet and greet you at the ticket office in King’s Cross Station at 6:30am, where you’ll receive an informative welcome pack. Enjoy a scenic rail journey along Britain’s beautiful east coast, arriving in Edinburgh at 11:32am.

Edinburgh – Open-Top Bus Tour
Delve into the Scottish capital’s rich history with a hop-on hop-off bus tour that takes in all the major sights: the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Bobby, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and atmospheric Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Castle
Enjoy free admission to Edinburgh Castle, where you can marvel at the sparkling Scottish Crown Jewels and photograph breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s famous skyline.

Return Journey
After a thrilling day spent discovering Edinburgh, your train departs at 5:30pm, arriving back in London at 10:18pm. (Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time).

First Class (optional) includes refreshments served at your seat.