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Paris Open Tour: Hop-On Hop-Off

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    • Adults (16+)
    • Children (4-15)
from US$ 38.10 per person pp
    • Explore Paris at your own pace with the Open Tour hop-on hop-off
    • Jump on and off the bus as many times as you want, and conveniently switch between routes
    • Choose from a validity of 1-day, 2-day and 3-day
    • Relish two superb walking tours for FREE - Notre Dame and Heart of Paris OR Highlights of Paris
    • Upgrade your ticket to savour quintessential Parisian experience - a Batobus Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise or a 1-Hour Seine Cruise or even a Night Bus Tour
    • Immerse yourself with riveting multilingual audio commentary on-board
    • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    This comprehensive Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour from Open Tour allows you to discover the attractions in Paris at your own pace. No matter what brought you to the City of Lights - whether it’s shopping, dining, history or romance - this tour will help you experience Paris just the way you want.

    The original tour - Open Tour hop-on, hop-off pass - allows you unlimited hop-on, hop-off access over a 1, a 2 or a 3-day period across its routes. Onboard audio commentary is available in multiple languages.

    Your hop-on hop-off ticket also allows you to join two fabulous walking tours - for FREE:

    • Notre Dame and Notre Dame and the Heart of Paris Tour
    • The Highlights of Paris Tour

    You can upgrade your tour to include a 1-hour breathtaking Seine Cruise, a spectacular night bus tour or a Batobus hop-on, hop-off cruise – an exceptionally charming way to explore the city.


    1. The Eiffel Tower
    2. Arc-de-Triomphe
    3. Champs Elysées
    4. The Rodin Museum
    5. Notre-Dame
    6. Palace Saint-Michel
    7. Musée d'Orsay
    8. Pyramid du Louvre
    9. The Louvre
    10. Olympia
    11. Opéra Garnier

    For more information on routes and schedules, download the tour route map

    Download the timetable

    About the supplier: Open Tour Paris has been operating in the city since 1998, being the first to introduce the concept of regular tourist line with open-top double-decker buses in France.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    1, 2 or 3 days (take your pick!)

    Start Time

    Buses run between 9:30am and 8:40pm, every 5-30 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the stops around the city

    Ending Point

    Hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Open Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
    • FREE walking tours
    • Recorded commentary in 12 languages (French, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian, Korean, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese)
    • Recorded commentary for children in 3 languages (English, French and Spanish)
    • Free Wi-Fi onboard the buses
    • Batobus River Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise (if option selected)
    • 1.5 hour Paris Night Tour (if option selected)
    • 1-hour River Seine Cruise (if option selected)
    • Entrances
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Stops and routes are subject to change.

    Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule.  However, Paris is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Children below the age of 3 can board the buses for free.

    The Batobus hop-on, hop-off river cruise tickets will be provided along with the bus pass onboard Open Tour buses and not at the boat tour stops. The cruise runs from 10am onwards, every 20 to 30 minutes.

    Your 1.5 hour Paris Night Tour starts from Open Tour Office: 13, Rue Auber 75009 Paris. The tour operating schedule is as follows:

    Apr to Oct: 9:45pm

    Nov to Dec: 6:15pm
    (From 1 September to 3 November - 9pm)

    If you booked the 1-hour Seine Cruise, make your way to Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches kiosk (Pont de l’Alma). The cruise departs between 10am and 10:30pm from (April to September, every 20-30 minutes) and 11am (10:15am on weekends) to 9pm from (October to March, every 30-45 minutes)  

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 minutes before the pickup time for the optional tours.

    Please remember that there are no toilet facilities on the bus or boat.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Good option to have sightseeing with kids

      Overall good experience, but during the ride audio guide was not synchronized with the location of the bus itself so it was hard to follow the story. Besides that very convenient to hav...

      Anton Eremin, United Kingdom
    • Great tour to see Paris and get a feel for the city

      Cindy S, United States
    • Excellent service, buses in good condition, staff always attentive to serve in the best way.

      Diego Paez, United States
    • Purchasing was effortless and personnel was very helpful when contacted due to online problem. Would recommend to my friends. Keep up teh good job, greatly satisfied.

      Anthony Akpati, 14/Jan/2020
    • Good service and clean buses !!!!!

      Anirudh Kanduri, 02/Jan/2020
    • good buses and nice audio . owuld recommend others to book 2 days bus and boat to view this beautiful city.

      Gail King, 26/Dec/2019
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