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Paris Hop On Hop Off Bus
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Paris Hop On Hop Off Bus

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  • English English
  • 1 or 2 days

A Hop On Hop Off bus tour is one of the most comfortable and enjoyable ways of exploring Paris. Discover the city on the various lines and hop off and back on at any of its stops, appreciating the sights from an open top deck accompanied by interesting commentary in English.

Hop On Hop Off Bus Paris

The Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour offers 2 different routes with 15 stops in total. Explore Paris and its top landmarks on an open top double decker bus. 

Some of the most popular stops are: Eiffel Tower, Opera Garnier, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame and Champs-Élysées. During the bus ride enjoy pre-recorded commentary in English, as well as in another 10 languages.

Check out the routes and stops in the following links:

Types of tickets

Choose the type of ticket that adapts best to your needs: 

  • 1 Day Ticket: Offers unlimited access to the Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off buses for 1 day.
  • 2 Day Ticket: Offers unlimited use of the Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off buses for 2 days. 
  • 2 Day Ticket & Cruise: As well as unlimited use of the Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off buses for 2 days you will also enjoy a cruise down the Seine. 
  • Night Tour: Enjoy the beautiful city of Paris lit up on this 2-hour panoramic tour.

How it works

A bus ticket is valid for 1 or 2 complete days from the first time you use it. Meaning that a 2-Day Ticket used for the first time on Monday at 3 pm, will be valid for the rest of Monday and all of Tuesday. 

During the chosen period, you can get on a Hop-On Hop-Off bus as many times as you want and explore Paris.

Please bear in mind that the night tour is not included in the other options.

Schedule and frequency

  • Red route: every day from 9:15 am - 6:30 pm, every 5-15 minutes. The complete tour takes 2 hours 20 minutes. 
  • Blue route: every day from 10 am - 5:30 pm, every 30 minutes. The complete tour takes 1 hour and 15 minutes. 
  • Night tour: Leaves daily from the Champs Elysees (stop 8) at 8:15 pm (November to March) and from April to October, every day at 9:15 pm. This is a complete tour, not hop on hop off.
  • Seine river cruise: April - September, departures every 30 minutes between 10 am and 10:30 pm. From October to March, departures every hour between 10:30 am and 10 pm. The cruise leaves from the Eiffel Tower pier (stop 1) and makes a return journey to Notre Dame.

  • Christmas Lights Route

  • Between the 1st December and the 13th January, the Paris Night Tour becomes a tour around the city's Christmas lights. The timetable meet point, and route all remain the same, but the commentary is focussed on the French capital's Christmas lights. You can see the details of this tour by clicking on the following link: 
  • Paris Night Bus Route


Adults Children 4-12 years old Children under 4
1 Day Ticket
US$ 42.90 US$ 38.60
US$ 20.90 US$ 18.90
2 Day Ticket
US$ 47.40 US$ 42.60
US$ 23.10 US$ 20.80
2 Day Ticket & Cruise
US$ 57.30 US$ 51.50
US$ 28.60 US$ 25.70
Night Tour
US$ 29.70
US$ 15.40

1 Day Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 42.9 US$ 38.6
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 20.9 US$ 18.9
  • Children under 4


2 Day Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 47.4 US$ 42.6
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 23.1 US$ 20.8
  • Children under 4


2 Day Ticket & Cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 57.3 US$ 51.5
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 28.6 US$ 25.7
  • Children under 4


Night Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 29.7
  • Children 4-12 years old

    US$ 15.4
  • Children under 4


More Information


1 or 2 days

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.


Unlimited use of the Hop On Hop Off buses during 1 or 2 consecutive days.

Individual headphones with audioguided commentary in English.

Seine cruise (optional).

Night tour (optional).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is the bus air conditioned?

    A - No, there is no air conditioning on the bus.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (most of the buses are accessible).

US$ 29.70
No hidden fees or surcharges


Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.