Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour In Paris

The beautiful city of Paris boasts of some of the most spectacular landmarks in the world, across the fields of culture, the arts, royalty, architecture, heritage and entertainment. If you wish to see them all, there’s no better way than Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours. Climb on and venture out on perfectly mapped sightseeing routes, with the option of getting off and spending as much time at the attractions of your choice, before continuing on the ride. With multiple operators offering regular daily departures, comfortable rides and a host of other amenities, this is one Parisian escapade you simply cannot miss. 

Location

Big Bus Tours:
Centre d’information Big Bus, 11, Avenue de l’Opéra, 75001, Paris. 

Foxity:
Opera Agency, 5 Avenue de l'Opéra, 75001, Paris. 

L’Open Tours:
Welcome Center, 13 rue Auber, 75009, Paris.

Timings 

Big Bus Tours:

Red Route
First Bus at 9:30 am, Last Bus at 17:40 pm, from the Tour Eiffel stop
Bus Frequency: 10-15 minutes

Blue Route
First Bus at 9:30 am, Last Bus at 17:40 pm, from the Big Bus Information Centre stop 
Bus Frequency: 30 minutes

Foxity:
First Bus at 9:10 am, Last Bus at 18:00 pm, from the Tour Eiffel stop 
Bus Frequency: 20 minutes
 

L’Open Tours:

Blue & Red Routes
First Bus at 9:30 am, Last Bus at 18:00 pm, from the Visitor Centre at stop Opéra
Bus Frequency: 20-30 minutes

Green Route
First Bus at 9:30 am, Last Bus at 18:00 pm, from opposite the Notre Dame Cathedral
Bus Frequency: 20-30 minutes

Highlights 

  • Cover the most iconic sites of the city including the Eiffel Tower, Champs de Mars, Louvre Museum, Musée d’Orsay, Notre Dame, Paris Opera House, Champs Elysées Étoile, the Grand Palais and Trocadéro 
  • Ride in a large double-decker open-top bus through the historic streets of Paris
  • Choose the routes that cover the attractions of your choice
  • Jump off and explore sites at your leisure
  • Tune into the onboard audio commentary to hear all about the city, its wonders and how it all came to be

Inclusions

  • 1-Day / 2-Day Passes
  • Audio guides in English and several other world languages
  • Possible packaged deals with Seine Cruises or Walking Tours

Price

Operator

Ticket Type

Price

Big Bus Tours

Classic 1-day tour

 

Premium 2-day tour

 

Deluxe 2-day tour

INR 2748 for Adults, INR 1335 for kids (4-12)

 

INR 3062 for Adults, INR 1492 for kids (4-12)

 

INR 3690 for Adults, INR 1806 for kids (4-12)

Foxity

1-day bus tour

INR 1413 for Adults, Free for kids 11 and under

L’Open Tours

1-day tours

 

2-day tours

 

3-day tours

INR 2669 for Adults, INR 1335 for kids (4-12)

 

INR 2983 for Adults, INR 1335 for kids (4-12)

 

INR 3298 for Adults, INR 1335 for kids (4-12)

*Tickets can be booked online for a more hassle-free experience. Prices may vary at the time of purchase.

Recommended For 

If you’re looking for a convenient, comprehensive and affordable way to see the best of Paris, then Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours are for you. Over one or two days, you’ll get to see all the main attractions not just in passing, but on-site and in-depth if you so wish.

How to Reach Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours 

Most of these tours begin at stops near the Eiffel Tower, which is relatively easy to get to using multiple modes of transport. Here are your options:

  • Take the Line C RER 
  • Take Metro Lines 6, 8, 4 or 9 
  • Take Buses 42, 82, 87, 69 to arrive at Champ de Mars

About Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

Paris exudes a certain ‘Je ne sais quoi’, a charm of its own that’s hard to express but easy to feel. If you’re planning a trip to the beautiful City of Lights, no doubt that feeling is what you’re looking forward to most. And you’ll experience plenty of it while exploring its many beautiful and iconic sites. Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours allow you to soak in as much as you can, at your convenience and leisure. 

Take this incredible road trip passing by famous monuments and attractions that you’ve no doubt seen or heard about countless times before in pictures, films and books. Ride the spacious double-decker open-top buses taking in uninterrupted views that almost frame themselves — just point and shoot! Marvel at the Louvre then stroll around its grand galleries, drive down Champs-Élysées then walk its pavements to your hearts’ content, look up at the stunning Eiffel Tower then climb up for the perfect Parisian panorama. On these tours, you get to see everything and decide where you wish to spend time. 

These wonderful sightseeing adventures are serviced by various tour operators, with the most popular being Big Bus Tours, Foxity and L’Open Tours. Browse their offerings and pick the routes and experiences that excite you most. You can also opt for the Paris Pass, a tourist attraction discount card that comes with free Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Passes. Don’t miss it, as this is one road journey that will stay with you forever.

Interesting Facts About Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours 

  • Many of the Hop-On Hop-Off tour operators have switched to electric or natural gas running vehicles, in keeping with the city’s sustainability goals 
  • Other than day tours, you can opt for night bus tours and package deals that combine bus tours with Seine River Cruises and bus tours with individual highlight attractions such as the Louvre
  • On night bus tours, you can’t get off the bus, but the amazing views of the City of Lights in full brightness, more than makeup for it
  • It’s better to opt for a multiple-day pass so you have the time to not just take in all the sights but to explore them.
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