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Big Bus Paris Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Enjoy the beauty, romance and pure elegance of Paris as you relax on the top deck of an open top double-decker bus.

Enjoy the stunning sights of the French capital on this Hop-on, Hop-off bus tour with access to two sightseeing routes that will introduce you to all the must-see sights, with the Classic Red Route passing the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe, while the Blue Route visits the artistic enclave of Montmartre

No trip to Paris would be complete without visiting one of the most visited monuments in the world, the Eiffel Tower, standing at 324 metres tall it is the tallest building in Paris and is certainly not to be missed. Hop off at the Champ de Mars, or Field of Mars, a gorgeous lawn area with wide walking paths crossing scenic lawns. This flexible tour allows you to hop on and off as many times as you like, giving you plenty of time to explore the historical, romantic, fashionable, fun and shopper friendly city.

Hop off at The Musee du Louvre, where you can spend several hours exploring the world renowned museum which houses 35,000 works of art. Stop off at Notre Dame Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture built in 12th century, visit the Musee d'Orsay which holds the best Impressionist painting collection in the world, or admire The Avenue des Champs-Elysees as you travel through the home to luxury specialty shops, cafes, cinemas and clipped horse-chestnut trees. This avenue is not only famous for being home to The Arc de Triomph but it is renowned for being one of the most famous, and expensive, streets in the world! With so much to see, a ticket for a Paris bus tour offers fantastic value for money!

There are three different types of tickets to choose from:

  • Classic: Enjoy a 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing bus tour of Paris and experience the best sights the city has to offer.
  • Premium: Get acquainted with Paris with 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing bus tour that showcases the city's world renowned landmarks.
  • Deluxe: Make the most of your stay in Paris with a 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing bus tour and a Cruise on the River Seine!

Tour Itinerary

Classic Route (Red)

  • Stop 1 - Tour Eiffel
  • Stop 2 - Champ de Mars
  • Stop 3 - Opéra Garnier
  • Stop 4 - Louvre-Pyramide / Big Bus Information Centre
  • Stop 5 - Louvre / Pont des Arts
  • Stop 6 - Notre Dame
  • Stop 7 - Musée d'Orsay
  • Stop 8 - Champs-Elysées
  • Stop 9 - Grand Palais
  • Stop 10 - Trocadero

Montmartre Route (Blue)

  • Stop 1 - Louvre Pyramide / Big Bus Information Centre
  • Stop 2 - Gare du Nord

Cruise information (Deluxe Ticket)

LOCATION: Bateaux Parisiens, Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris

DESCRIPTION: One single loop from beneath the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame and return.

DEPARTURE TIMES: April to September - First Cruise 10.00am Frequency 30min Last Cruise 10.30pm; October to March - First Cruise 10.30am Frequency 60min Last Cruise 9.20pm.

Cruise ticket must be redeemed by submitting the printed pink ticket you will receive from a Big Bus team member when purchasing/redeeming your bus ticket. Bateaux Parisiens will issue a cruise ticket after receiving this.

Experience Includes

  • 1 or 2-Day ticket with unlimited Hop on, Hop off opportunities.
  • See all the iconic sights of Paris
  • FREE WiFi onboard
  • Three different ticket types to choose from
  • Pre-recorded commentary in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian-Portuguese, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin and Chinese

Experience Excludes

  • Entrance to any of the attractions
  • Hotel transfers
  • Refreshments

Departs

Daily, year round.

Start times

The Classic Route (Red) runs between 9.30am and 5.40pm, every 5 to 15 minutes. A full loop lasts 140 minutes. The Montmartre Route (Blue) starts at 10.00am and finishes at 5.30pm. A full loop lasts 75 minutes and runs every 30 minutes.

Duration

Ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days, depending on option chosen.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will receive an open-dated voucher that can be easily exchanged when you board the bus at any of the Big Bus stops.
  • Times and routes are subject to change without notice.
  • 2-Day tickets must be used on consecutive days.
  • Children aged 3 years and under may travel free of charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A third of the fleet has wheelchair access on the lower deck, and these vehicles run evenly throughout the service.