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The Edinburgh Ghost Bus

Created with Sketch. Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, UK
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1hr 15mins

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Experience Edinburgh’s spooky sights on this fantastic live narrated bus tour!


Join us on the The Edinburgh Ghost Bus! Perfect, whether you are a tourist visiting Edinburgh or a resident of the city. There is so much that will surprise you about the haunted history of Edinburgh’s most famous and best loved spooktacular attractions.

Explore the dark side of the city in a hauntingly renovated black vintage Routemaster bus. Your strange guide will tell you stories about executions, murders and ghosts. As you step onboard at Waverley Bridge your haunted host will show you to your seats. Set off on a voyage of discovery and learn about Edinburgh’s gruesome past.

On The Edinburgh Ghost Bus you will encounter all of the top attractions of Edinburgh, including: Edinburgh Castle, The New Town, Grassmarket, Greyfriar’s Kirk, The Old Town, Holyrood Palace and The Royal Mile. 

Think of The Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour as a ‘theatrical sightseeing tour’. It will take you on a spooky journey around the darker side of Edinburgh.

Learn about witches, grave robbers, plague and of course the ghosts that reside in the most haunted city in Europe. A comedy horror show as you travel around the city, this is the perfect way to see Edinburgh and discover it’s dark and unusual secrets.


Join the UK’s ONLY comedy-horror theatre experience on wheels.


PLEASE NOTE: Tickets can only be purchased at least 4hrs before the departure time!




This symbol indicates that The Edinburgh Ghost Bus have followed government and industry Covid-19 guidelines. They have a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid physical distancing.




Your conductor will be wearing a mask and gloves as you board  | We request that all guests wear a mask if possible




  • Enjoy comic horror and sightseeing show through Edinburgh
  • Learn everything about the most haunted city of Europe
  • Explore the sights of the city where the restless spirits are still wandering around
  • Drive the night Black Ghost Bus and learn about the legend of Burke and Hare


  • 75-minutes Ghost Bus Tour

Meeting Point

Created with Sketch. Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, UK


Is it hop on and hop off too?
No, this is not a hop on hop off service.
How long is the tour?
The tour lasts 75 minutes.
Do we get off the bus at some point during the tour?
Depending on weather conditions, you will get off for a short walk to a graveyard.
Is it suitable for children?
It is not recommended for children under 5, children aged 5 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
Where does the tour depart from?
The tour begins and ends on Waverley Bridge at the Princess Street junction.
Can we bring a dog?
No, there are some special effects that may startle dogs.
Can we bring a pram on board?
Unfortunately there is no space for pram storage available on board.


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Josh Brown


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Adult £18.00
Child £13.00
Concession £15.00
Family £49.00

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