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The Forth Belle
Forth Boat Tours

Sightseeing tours of the Firth of Forth, Inchcolm Island and the Forth Bridges from South Queensferry, Edinburgh

Forth Bridges Cruise Bus and Boat Tour

Edinburgh Tour Bus Direct Link and Boat trip on the Forth Belle

Getting to South Queensferry from the centre of Edinburgh is easy on the Forth Bridges Cruise Bus!

Enjoy the grand sights of Edinburgh AND a sightseeing tour on the Forth Belle with its famous road and railway bridges!

The tour bus leaves from Waverley Bridge and takes you direct to Hawes Pier at South Queensferry where you board the Forth Belle. Bus journey times are approximately 25 minutes each way.

Map showing bus tour and cruise routes between Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh and South Queensferry

Bus departure times

Operating from Edinburgh Waverley Bridge to South Queensferry from 25 March. Please check the timetable to confirm dates and departure times - the bus departs from Waverley Bridge 45 minutes before the boat sails.

Departure times:

  • 10:30
  • 12:15
  • 14:15 (May - September, and Saturdays in April and October only)
  • 15:45 (July - August, and Saturdays in May, June and September only)

On certain dates, the Forth Belle operates from Port Edgar Marina to run the Cruise Ships Sightseeing Tour. On these dates, the bus departure time may vary; please check the Port Edgar Marina timetable to confirm our sailing time; the bus departs from St Andrew Square 45 minutes before the boat sails.


Forth Bridges Cruise Bus & Boat Tour

Adult 20.00

Concession 18.00

Child (aged 5-15) 10.00

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) 49.00

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