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Edinburgh Haunted Ghost Bus Tour

All aboard the Necrobus for a night of spooky sightseeing. The Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour can be booked in advance below.

• Hear dark tales and historical facts from a conductor guide.

• See Edinburgh by night explore a graveyard or two.

• Extra 21:00 departures available Friday and Saturday.

• Book your date/time, tickets are sent immediately by email.

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• Important Info •

Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tours are available all year round except December 24, 25 & 31; and January 1.

Tour Start Times*:

18:0019:30: Daily.

21:00: Fridays and Saturdays.

Departure Point:

Bus stop on Waverley Bridge, next to Princes Street Gardens, opposite the Princes Mall exit of Waverley station.

Tour Duration:

Approx. 75 minutes.

Pricing Conditions:

Child tickets aged 5-15 years.

Concession tickets include seniors (60+) and students.

*During peak seasons such as Halloween new show times may be added. When this happens we'll inform followers on Facebook and Twitter.

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Days/Times Currently Unavailable:

  • 18:00 | All Available.
  • 19:30 | All Available.
  • 21:00 | All Available.

About The Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour:

The Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour is a comedy sightseeing tour with a spooky twist. You'll be picked up on Waverley Bridge by a black 1960s routemaster bus bedecked in eerie decorations and livery. Beckoning passengers aboard is the creepy conductor, who also acts as a guide for the 75 minute journey into Edinburgh's dark and haunted past.

Hear accounts of gruesome murders, infamous killers and turbulent events all while visiting the city's most iconic landmarks. The experience is further brought to life by a wacky cast of on-board actors and special effects, as well as a state-of-the-art sound system, screens and cameras. Find out more about Edinburgh's only haunted 'fright bus' service below.

What To Expect On The Tour:

This night bus tour visits iconic sights throughout Edinburgh such as Edinburgh Castle, the New Town, Grassmarket, Greyfriars Kirk, the Old Town, Holyrood Palace and the Royal Mile. However, you won't be exploring the beauty of the city's Gothic and Georgian architecture, or famous figures from Scotland's past (unless they chopped a few people up). You'll be looking at the Auld Reekie from a grimmer perspective, that is, the dark and haunted side from which so many tales of horror have spawned.

Join your ghost bus guides and learn about the hysterical brutality of Scotland's 16th & 17th century witch hunts, notable executions, and well known characters such as Burke and Hare. Keep your wits about you, as it might not just be in the haunted corners of Edinburgh that restless souls manifest themselves, they may choose to pop up on the bus itself!

This theatrical sightseeing experience includes plenty of humour and engaging characters to create a fun and memorable night out. The creepy conductor will point out the locations where murders, torture and executions took place. In fact, even the black routemaster bus that ferries passengers through the night was once used for funeral services (see below). Think you're sitting in an empty seat? You might want to peer over your shoulder just to make sure...

How To Start Your Tour:

To start this haunted night bus tour select your preferred date/time, book your slot, and print out the ticket voucher you receive via email. Take this voucher to the bus stop on Waverley Bridge, next to Princes Street Gardens, opposite the Princes Mall exit of Waverley station. Please arrive at the departure point at least 15 minutes prior to the start time (18:00, 19:30 or 21:00).

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