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Key Highlights

  • Freedom to hop on and hop off the bus to explore Paris at your own pace
  • See top Paris attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Arc de Triomphe and Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Flexible ticket options to choose from – Classic and Premium ticket with validity 1 or 2 days
  • Frequent departures ensures your valuable time is not wasted waiting for the next bus
  • Explore this beautiful city on a FREE guided walking tour in English
  • Receive a FREE Big Bus Rewards Voucher booklet including a range of great offers
  • Informative recorded commentary in a choice of 11 languages is offered
  • FREE Fast and reliable WiFi on all the buses!
  • Overview

    This hop-on hop-off bus tour is the perfect introduction to Paris. The open-top double-decker buses provide excellent views of the city throughout your tour, while an audio commentary in a choice of 11 languages lends historic context and cultural significance to the sites you are passing.

    Jump on and off the bus as often as you like on 2 routes and more than 10 key stops to explore the sights further, go shopping, or to tuck into a baguette or two. Alternatively, stay on the bus for a full loop to get a greater, overall feel of the city.

    See the iconic Eiffel Tower and admire the Gothic majesty of the great cathedral of Notre Dame. Experience the lively atmosphere of the Latin Quarter. Check out the Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile in the Louvre and the fabulous impressionist paintings in Musée d'Orsay.

    Your ticket includes a FREE guided walking tour of the city which covers some of the most important sights in Paris, giving you insight into the people, places; and events that have graced the ‘City of lights’.

    Looking for a more in-depth tour? Then you may prefer the comprehensive bus tour which boasts more than 50 stops. For more information click here

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days (option based)

    Start time

    Red Classic Route:
    Buses depart from 9:30am to 6:30pm; every 5-10 minutes
    Full loop: 2 hours 20 minutes

    Blue Montmartre Route
    Buses depart from 10:00am to 5:30pm; every 15-30 minutes
    Full loop: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Walking Tour: Daily at 11:30am

    Meeting Point

    Bus Tour: You can board the bus from any of the designated stops and can exchange the voucher directly with the bus driver.
    Walking Tour: Big Bus Stop n. 6, Notre Dame

    Ending Point

    You can end the hop-on hop-off bus tour at any of the stops.


    You can choose from below two hop-on, hop-Off ticket options, with the validity of the tickets ranging from 1 to 2 days from redemption and specific set of inclusions:

    Classic Ticket – Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 1 day + FREE walking tour + FREE Paris city map

    Premium Ticket – Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 2 days + FREE walking tour + FREE Reward voucher booklet + FREE Paris city map

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:
    Explore the French capital in comfort and style on the Introductory Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Paris. With 2 routes – Red Route and Blue Route and more than 10 key stops covering all the main attractions of the city, this bus tour is ideal for first time visitors to Paris. You can hop on and hop off the bus at any of the stops as often as you like granting you the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. Informative recorded commentary in 11 languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese.

    Some of the stops included are:
    • Tour Eiffel
    • Champ de Mars
    • Opera Garnier
    • Louvre-Pyramide
    • Louvre-Pont des Arts
    • Notre-Dame
    • Musee d'Orsay
    • Champs-Elysees
    • Grand Palais
    • Trocadero
    • Sacre Coeur
    • Gare du Nord Click here for the route map

    FREE Walking Tour:
    Enjoy an hour long walking tour that covers the most important attractions in Paris. Walk through royal squares, inspiring bridges, and along the banks of the Seine. An English guide will explain the historical and cultural significance of the popular attractions.

    Apart from travelling in the open-topped, double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus, you will also get FREE Reward voucher booklet (with Premium Ticket only) including a range of great offers and recommendations

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket
    • FREE Walking Tour
    • Recorded commentary in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and Korean
    • Free Rewards Voucher Booklet (with Premium ticket only)
    • FREE poncho and a city map
    • FREE WiFi on all buses


    • Extrance fees to the attractions
  • Please note

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    The tour is operated by Big Bus Paris

    You can exchange your booking voucher at any of the stops on the tour.

    Paris is a capital city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends. While every effort is made to ensure a smooth and frequent service there may be delays, reduced frequency and route alternations due to traffic and road closures.

    One third of the buses offer space for wheelchairs however there is no ramp for getting on and off the bus.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great....

      Norm Blemaster, United States, 09/Oct/2017
    • Really good choice

      With the red and blue lines connecting each other, it brings you to more places in the city compared to other providers....

      Ricardo Doong, Canada, 19/Oct/2017
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