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Open-Top Bus Tour

Hop On - Hop Off 1 day

  • 1 Day Hop on, hop off
  • Commentary available in 11 languages

Hop On - Hop Off 2 days

2 Days Hop on, hop off
Commentary available in 11 languages


The illuminations of Paris

Visit Paris at night during a panoramic bus ride around the most beautiful monuments of the capital

Paris Panoramic Night Bus Tour

  • Panoramic night tour of Paris
  • Pre-recorded commentary

What to expect

How better to discover Paris than with a guided tour designed especially to suit you? The Big Bus Paris is the ideal way to see the city without exhausting yourself, and without worrying that you won’t be able to see everything you want to!

The ‘hop on, hop off’ style of the tour gives you the freedom to spend as much time as you wish at your favourite sites, making sure you don’t miss a thing.

To visit Paris by Night, consider Paris tours by night tourist bus with or without a gourmet box!

Hop on Hop off tour times

Stop First Bus Last Bus
1. Eiffel Tower Quai Branly, Entrance 2 Eiffel Tower 10:00 18:30
2. Champ de Mars - Avenue Joseph Bouvard 10:05 18:05
3. Opéra Garnier - 15, rue Scribe 09:55 19:10
4. Louvre-Pyramide - 11 - Avenue de l'Opéra 10:00 17:05
5. Louvre-Pont des Arts - Pont des Arts 10:10 17:16
6. Notre-Dame Quai de Montebello 10:20 17:28
7. Orsay Museum - Orsay Museum 10:35 17:40
8. Champs-Elysées - 156, Avenue des Champs-Elysées 10:00 17:57
9. Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill 10:10 18:08
10. Trocadéro - Avenue Paul Doumer 10:20 18:00

Do you want to travel the entire city comfortably seated in a panoramic bus? The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours. During this time, you will be guided by multilingual commentaries (in French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian or Brazilian Portuguese).

If you want to see more, don't hesitate to get off the bus and take a walk! Your ticket is valid for one or two consecutive days depending on the option chosen, which means that you can get off at any of the 10 drop-off points and resume your route with the following buses.

Information on Hop on Hop Off formulas

Duration of the complete Tour: 2h15.
Where to catch the bus:

  • You can take the bus at any of the 10 stops.
  • The most popular stops are Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame and Opera.

Frequency of laps: Approximately every 15 to 20 minutes

Information on night tours of Paris

Gourmet Illuminations Tour

Departure: Big Bus stop number 4, 11 avenue de l'Opéra
Departure time: 5:30 p.m. every day
Duration of the tour: About 2 hours

Paris Night Bus Tour

Departure: Big Bus stop number 8, 156 avenue des Champs-Elysées
Departure time: 8:15 p.m. every day
Duration of the tour: About 2 hours


Group quotation

Are you planning an event for a group of more than 10 people?

For a private booking, a meeting or a party with friends, send us your detailed request. An expert from Come to Paris will send you a personal reply within 2 working days.

Customer Reviews

4.6/59 reviews

Julie R.
Grab a pair of headphones and a map!
Published over a year ago
The Big Bus Paris was excellent! Easy on and off especially with the provided headphones to listen to info about upcoming stops. The map is helpful for location info and stop info. The views up top are a fun way to see the city scape.


Big Bus 156 Avenue des Champs-Élysées
75008 Paris
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Marceau Etoile, 75B Avenue Marceau - 75116 Paris
Etoile-Friedland, 30 Rue Arsène Houssaye - 75008 Paris
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Common questions

What is Big Bus Paris?

Big Bus Paris is an open-top hop-on hop-off bus tour of Paris, France. The tour provides visitors with a convenient way to explore the city and its famous landmarks.

How does the tour work?

The tour operates on a hop-on hop-off basis, meaning that passengers can board the bus at any of the stops along the route and then get off to explore the city before hopping back on the next bus.

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 2 hours, but passengers are free to hop on and off the bus as many times as they like.

What landmarks does the tour cover?

The tour covers a wide range of famous landmarks, including Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Champs-Élysées, and more.

Is the tour available in multiple languages?

Yes, the tour is available in multiple languages, including English.

Can I purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the Big Bus Paris ticket office.

Are there any restrictions for children?

Children under the age of 4 are allowed to ride for free, while children between the ages of 4 and 11 are eligible for discounted ticket prices.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the tour is wheelchair accessible and provides ramps and lifts to accommodate passengers with mobility needs.

What is the weather policy for the tour?

The tour operates rain or shine, and passengers are encouraged to bring rain gear if necessary.

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