Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
from USD $42.39
Discover the sights of Paris on a Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour! Aboard an open-top, double-decker bus, admire panoramic views of top Paris attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Moulin Rouge and more, all while listening to audio commentary. Follow two easy routes, and hop on and off at any of the 15 stops around town. To see even more of Paris, you have the option to pair your 1-day or 2-day sightseeing pass with a Seine River cruise. If you have selected the option which allows entrance to the Louvre Museum, hop off on Stop 4 or 5 (see itinerary below) to visit one of the world's largest art museum thanks to your skip-the-line ticket. Enjoy the famous Louvre — home to Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and many other unmissable artworks.
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In Brief

Paris, France
60 to 120 minutes
Important InfoInfo

Classic Route

Route Duration: 2 hours

Stops on the Classic Route:
  • Eiffel Tower - Quai Branly
  • Champ de Mars Eiffel Tower station - Avenue Joseph Bouvard
  • Palais Garnier - 15 rue Scribe
  • Big Bus - 11 avenue de l'Opéra
  • Musée du Louvre - Near Pont des Arts
  • Notre Dame - 3, rue Lagrange
  • Musée d'Orsay - Facing Orsay Museum
  • Champs-Élysées - Facing 156 avenue des Champs-Elysées
  • Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill
  • Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre - Avenue Paul Doumer
Attractions on the Classic Route:

Musee d'Orsay / Eiffel Tower / Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris / Louvre Museum / Seine River / Palais Garnier / Champs-Elysees / Le Trocadero et son esplanade / Grand Palais / Big Bus Paris / Parc du Champ de Mars / Pont des Arts

Operates: April - Sept Classic Route: 9:30am - 8pm, every 5-10 minutes Oct - March Classic Route: 10am - 7pm, every 15-20 minutes

Montmartre Route

Route Duration: 1 hour

Stops on the Montmartre Route:
  • Gare du Nord - Facing 35 rue de Saint Quentin
  • Big Bus - 11 avenue de l'Opéra (interchange point)
Attractions on the Montmartre Route:

Montmartre / Moulin Rouge

Operates: Frequency: 15 to 20 minutes -Louvre-Pyramide: First Bus 10:00 Last pick-up: 17:30 -Pigalle, place Pigalle (HOP-OFF ONLY): First Bus 10:10 Last full tour 18:00 Sacré-Coeur, facing 21 boulevard de Rochechouart (HOP-OFF ONLY): First Bus 10:10 Last full tour 18:20 Gare du Nord, facing 35 rue de Saint Quentin: First Bus 9:05 Last full tour 18:40 last pick-up: 19:30 Musée Grévin, facing 10 boulevard de Montmartre (HOP-OFF ONLY): First Bus 9:20 Last full tour 18:50


  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Free on-board Wi-Fi
  • Live English commentary (on 50% of buses)
  • Engaging audio commentary in a choice of 11 languages
  • Seine River cruise (if option selected)
  • Unlimited use during 1 or 2 day
  • Free map, headphone and reward voucher booklet
  • Arc de Triomphe entrance ticket (if option selected)
  • Free Big Bus Tours App with Live bus tracking
  • Free Poncho (in case of rain)


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Admission to the landmarks

Departure Time

See itinerary

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Returns To

You may disembark at any of the available stops.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Redeem your voucher at any of the designated Big Bus stop
  • Infants (age 0-4) can go on the tour free of charge
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Many sites to see and experience. Great to hop on and hop off when you want to. We really enjoyed the Eiffel Tower and Arc D'Triumph. We did walk the the 284 at the Arcsteps.
• Submitted 19 Feb 2020
The best way to go if you’re in Paris for one day!! Would highly recommend it! No way to see all the sights in one day without this bus!
• Submitted 14 Feb 2020
Everything is amazing and my experience never in my life see anything like this is expectacular and you’re company is a very professional
• Submitted 14 Feb 2020
Did two day pass and it works very well. Only suggestion is to have a printout of the stops so we could have picked up the bus at a much closer location.
• Submitted 30 Dec 2019
Excellent way to go around Paris and learn more about France’s rich history. Very convenience. Suggest you get the two-day pass.
• Submitted 13 Dec 2019
We loved the hop on hop off your on Paris. The bus stops at every major tourist attraction. There are many buses so you never wait long for a bus. The live tour guide was very informative and funny b
• Submitted 26 Nov 2019
Great bus to catch to see what you want to see, get on and get off where you like. Great commentary, learnt quite a bit. Got some great photos without spending a fortune on taxis etc.
• Submitted 25 Nov 2019
DO NOT BOOK WITH THIS COMPANY. They left us waiting in the hotel lobby for a tour operator that would not show up because they are not paying their guides. Use AIRBNB experiences for a much better time.
• Submitted 15 Nov 2019
This was a great way to see the City when we first arrived, to take note of points of interest we wanted to visit. Rained the entire day so we had to stay inside, which was a bummer, but the guide as well as the tour was great, highly recommend this
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
We enjoyed the flexibility of getting on and off to see the sites. The buses ran on a regular schedule that made it easy.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
I read a lot about all of the city tours. This jump on jump off didn't have any of the problems noted in other reviews. The headsets worked. Always playing music when there wasn't speaking. Buses were easy to find. There was always one there waiting. The drivers are magicians making their way around town. I like to sit up top for a good view. In November I highly suggest you put long underwear under your clothing, or buy a scarf to place over your lap.
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
Nice time to see and learn around Paris. Please collect the headphones from the entrance of the bus so you can choose the language and listen the history and music provided!
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
Enjoy the tour was able to cover a lot of the city from the comfort of the bus. Plenty of stops and recordings were very helpful.
• Submitted 30 Oct 2019
I give this tour bus thumbs up but i wish they would clean the top deck windshield so we can have clearers views.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
I've used this tour bus option in every city/country that I've been to and it's been fantastic every time. Paris didn't not disappoint (the weather did) and it was great to see so much of the city in such a short amount of time. The tour operator (who I'm sure was from NY) was also funny and amusing which added to the fun of the tour.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
Once you know where the stops are, you're gold -- but finding them can be difficult. These buses don't seem to go to exactly the same place as the other HOHO busses in the area. We tried to catch it from the Eiffel Tower, and couldn't find the stop. We happened across a stop accidentally near Notre Dame, and caught the bus from there. The headphones and audio commentary are great, and the route is a very nice route, so once you're on the bus, you'll really enjoy the trip!
• Submitted 29 Oct 2019
Always use Big Bus in each city I visit. Used them in Budapest, Paris, Barcelona and NYC! Excellent way to visit each city.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2019
Really enjoyed sitting in Paris’s open air on the top of the bus while listening to all the interesting education and history in English (or whatever language you want). It was so convenient to get off the bus walk around and explore then hop right back on and pick up where we left off. The app was so helpful with locating and knowing when another bus was coming. The night trip was great too! Definitely recommend!!
• Submitted 18 Oct 2019
What a fabulous way to see the highlights of Paris. First time using a hop on/off bus. Gave us a chance to see the city, hear the commentation and get off to explore in areas of interest. So much to see. Will definitely go back and take it again. Thank you for a great experience!
• Submitted 16 Oct 2019
Great overview of Paris and easy to get off at places we wanted to visit. Combined history and interesting details of places seen.
• Submitted 15 Oct 2019
My experience was fantastic the hop on hop of buds was good enuff to see see all the attractions in Paris u want to cover u can get off take pictures and the get on bus again so it was fun
• Submitted 14 Oct 2019
This is a must if you're visiting a city for the first time. Our commentator, Daniel, was very funny and had lots of great information. The driver slowed down at each attraction to give us a chance to get some pictures. We didn't have any issues getting on or off. I would definitely do this again in another city.
• Submitted 04 Oct 2019
Great experience. Seeing Paris with the lights on was fantastic. The tour also timed it so that we saw the illuminated Eiffel Tower.
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
Excellent and informative ride for a great overview of the city's highlights and for taking great pictures!
• Submitted 30 Sep 2019

In Brief

Paris, France
60 to 120 minutes

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