Important notice: Travel restrictions and mandatory safety protocols may be in place at certain destinations, on flights, and at airports, hotels and cruise ships. Learn how to get informed before your trip.

Edinburgh & Glasgow

Split your adventure between Scotland’s two biggest cities, from charming Edinburgh to bustling Glasgow, and head out to see the country’s unforgettable countryside.

With a country as vast and bountiful as Scotland, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. 

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Location

Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews and Oban

Location:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (EDI), Glasgow, Scotland, UK (GLA), Great Britain, UK

10  Days | 8  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.

INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to Edinburgh; return from Glasgow (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Airport transfers in Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts 
  • Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow
  • 5 More Moments activities included:
    • Entrance to Edinburgh Castle
    • Entrance to Scotch Whisky Experience Edinburgh
    • Full-day excursion to St. Andrews
    • 1-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Glasgow (valid for 24 hours)
    • Full-day excursion to Oban
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Edinburgh.

 

Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 2

Welcome to Edinburgh

Upon arrival in Edinburgh, transfer to your hotel and check in.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 3

Edinburgh: Sightseeing

Castles and whisky today! Take advantage of your Edinburgh Castle entrance, then continue to The Scotch Whisky Experience.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 4

Edinburgh: St. Andrews Excursion (approx. 163 km)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then meet up with a guide for full-day excursion to St. Andrews.

More Moments Activities Included:
St. Andrews Excursion:

Journey over the the iconic Forth Bridge into the ancient Kingdom of Fife. Stop for a photo op in Aberdour before continuing into the East Neuk of Fife. Stop in Anstruther, home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum, then pass through Pittenweem, Crail and St. Monans, en route to the beautiful medieval town of St. Andrews, home to the oldest university in Scotland, a famous cathedral and a golf course. Your return route takes you across the Lomond hills to Falkland, the setting for 1960s Inverness in the Outlander series, for a photo stop. Continue to Loch Leven, the scene of Mary, Queen of Scots’ imprisonment and escape and on to the picturesque village of South Queensferry for a final stop before returning to Edinburgh.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 5

Edinburgh : At Leisure

Enjoy the entire day exploring Scotland’s capital. Between museums, historic landmarks and architecture, the city exudes loads of culture and charm.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 6

Edinburgh - Glasgow (approx. 74 km)

After breakfast, make your way to the railway station and hop on board for Glasgow. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 7

Glasgow: Sightseeing

Explore Glasgow aboard an open-top double-decker bus.

More Moments Activities Included:
Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off:
  • See all the main sights as you hop on and off 21 conveniently located stops around the city. With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Glasgow.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 8

Glasgow: Oban Excursion (approx. 292 km)

Enjoy a full-day adventure to Oban, stopping in picturesque towns and enjoying stunning scenery along the way.

More Moments Activities Included:
Oban Excursion:

Cross the Firth of Clyde, past Dumbarton’s rock fortress and castle. Stop in Inveraray, a quaint town built in the mid-18th century on the shores of Loch Fyne. If you like, visit Inveraray Castle ($), or explore the town’s white-washed Georgian houses, wide streets and breathtaking views across the loch. Continue north into the Highlands through stunning scenery, passing Kilchurn Castle, one of Scotland’s most photographed castles. Next, stop for lunch ($) and some free time in the picturesque harbour town of Oban. Explore its horseshoe-shaped bay and see McCaig’s Tower. Travel onwards past Castle Stalker before reaching Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most haunting glens and site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan. Return via Rannoch Moor and the Black Mount to Luss, a pretty village on the banks of Loch Lomond. Walk along the shore or explore the quaint village. Return to Glasgow.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 9

Glasgow: At Leisure

Enjoy the day exploring the city.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Edinburgh & Glasgow

Day 10

Glasgow - Return to Canada

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Edinburgh & Glasgow

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (EDI)
Brooks Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, UK (GLA)
Jurys Inn Glasgow(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Land portion offered daily from January 1 to December 16, 2020

Packages offered from June to September, 2020

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

Edinburgh Castle: 

  • Entrance included. 
  • Self-guided.
  • Operates daily.

The Scotch Whisky Experience: 

  • 1 hour duration.
  •  English only.

St. Andrews Day Tour:

  • English only. 
  • Operates Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
  • From: Edinburgh, leaves at 9:00 a.m.  Returns by 5:45 p.m.
  • Included: Knowledgeable driver-guide (English), luxury modern air-conditioned coach.
  • Not included: Entrance to attractions (visitors can purchase this on the day), food and drink.

Oban Day Tour:

  • English only. 
  • Operates daily.
  • From: Glasgow, leaves at 8:45 a.m.  Returns by 6:30 p.m.
  • Included: Knowledgeable driver-guide, luxury modern air-conditioned coach
  • Not included: Entrance to attractions (visitors can purchase this on the day), food and drink.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.