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Best Paris Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Which is Best Paris Hop on Hop Off Bus - Big Bus Tour vs L'Open Tours

Overview of Best Paris Sightseeing Bus Tours

Paris is a beautiful city to travel around no matter how you do it! Using a guided bus tour here is a great way to see the city and jump off to visit the many sights on offer. We have pulled together all the details here to help you decide which is best for you.

Four main companies(L'Open Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour, Big Bus Tour, Open Bus Paris, and Paris Foxity Bus Tours) offer bus tours in Paris. They all cover the main central sights but check the route details here to see which fits with your plan. Paris L'Open has the biggest route offering and flexibility, but Foxity Bus Tours offers some good value pricing, including a short 2 hour only tour, if this works for you. Paris L'Open comes with a discount with one of the citywide attraction passes and Big Bus is included free with another. Combining touts and attractions in this way can be a good money saver! Check out our guide to attraction discount passes to see if this works.

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Paris L'Open Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour

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What is it? Paris L'Open Tour features 4 routes covering all the major attractions in Paris. It offers audio commentary through headphones in 10 languages and includes recorded stories about Paris for kids.

Other facilities with this tour include free Wi-Fi and discount vouchers for attractions and restaurants.

Big Bus offers unlimited hop on hop off tours in three different routes covering over 50 attractions.

Complimentary offers include a walking tour, optional Seine river cruise, free map, and a voucher booklet containing attractive discounts in restaurants and attractions.

The Open Tour Paris Hop-On-Hop-Off is a great way to explore and discover the city of Paris, this hop-on-hop-off bus tour covers the highlights and attractions in the city with 4 routes and 38 stops. Explore Paris both in the day and at night with your 1 to 3-day tour around the city's splendor and nightlife magic.

Tourists can hop on and off to closely appreciate sights as they take pictures as well. This is an awesome way of getting accustomed to this beautiful French city at your own pace.

Foxity Bus Tours is a great value for money hop on and hop off opportunity to discover Paris.

There are three tours including a night tour. All of them offer recorded commentary in 9 languages. Foxity also organizes separate night tours that cover all the major attractions of Paris.

Ticket Cost

1 Day Ticket: €33 Adult (Age: 12+)/ €17 Child (Age: 4-11)

2 Day Ticket: €37 Adult (Age: 12+)/ €17 Child (Age: 4-11)

3 Day Ticket: €41 Adult (Age: 12+)/ €17 Child (Age: 4-11)

1 Day Ticket: €32 Adult (Age: 13+)/ €16 Child (Age: 4-12)

2 Day Ticket: €36 Adult (Age: 13+)/ €16 Child (Age: 4-12)

1 Day Ticket with cruise: €42 Adult (Age: 13+)/ €22 Child (Age: 4-12)

2 Day Ticket with cruise: €46 Adult (Age: 13+)/ €22 Child (Age: 4-12)

1 Day Ticket

  • Adult (16-99) €34.00
  • Child (4-15) €17.00
  • Infant (0-3) FREE

2-Day Ticket

  • Adult (16-99) €38.00
  • Child (4-15) €17.00
  • Infant (0-3) FREE


3-Day Ticket

Adult (16-99) €42.00

Child (4-15) €17.00
Infant (0-3) FREE

2-hour Ticket: €17 Adult (Age: 12+)/ €5 Child (Age: 0-11)

1 Day Ticket: Hop-on Hop-off Ticket: €18 Adult (Age: 12+)/ Free for one child per adult (Age: 0-11)

Night Tour: Ticket: €19 Adult (Age: 12+)/ €11 Child (Age: 0-11)

Ticket Validity

1/2/3 consecutive days

1/2 consecutive days

1 to 3 day(s)

2-hours/24-hours days

Routes and Time

1. Green Line- Paris Grand Tour

First-Last Tour: 9.30 A.M. - 7 P.M. (April-October)

First-Last Tour: 9.35 A.M. - 4:20 P.M. (November-March)

2. Blue Line- Bastille - Bercy

First-Last Tour: 9.15 A.M. - 6.50 P.M. (April-October)

First-Last Tour: 9.20 A.M. - 6.00 P.M. (November-March)

3. Yellow Line- Montmartre - Grands Boulevards

First-Last Tour: 8.30 A.M. - 7.00 P.M. (April-October)

First-Last Tour: 9.25 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (November-March)

4. Orange Line- Montparnasse - Saint-Germain

First-Last Tour: 9.30 A.M. - 7.00 P.M. (April-October)

First-Last Tour: 9.45 A.M. - 5.35 P.M. (November-March)

1. Classic Route

First Tour: 9.30 A.M.

Last Tour: 5.40 P.M.

2. Montmartre Route

First Tour: 10.00 A.M.

Last Tour: 5.30 P.M.

3. Night Tour

Information available at Big Bus stops/ helpline number

Blue Line:

  1. Auber - Visitor centre 13 rue Auber
  2. Opéra - 49 av. de l'Opéra
  3. Comédie Française - 3, avenue de l'Opéra
  4. Louvre - Pl. du Carrousel
  5. Musée d'Orsay - 8 quai Anatole France
  6. Concorde - 12 place de la Concorde
  7. Clemenceau - 14 av. des Champs-Élysées
  8. Boétie - 60 av. des Champs-Élysées
  9. Georges V - 116 av. des Champs-Élysées
  10. Kleber - 4, av Kléber 11. Trocadéro - 112, av Kléber
  11. Alma Bateaux Mouches - 1, av du Président Wilson
  12. Tour Eiffel - 11 Avenue Suffren
  13. Vauban - 2, av. de Tourville
  14. Invalides - Pl. des Invalides
  15. Royale - 4 rue Royale
  16. Madeleine - 18, place de la Madeleine


Green Line:

  1. Notre Dame - Opposite Notre Dame Cathédral
  2. Petit Pont - 6 rue du Petit Pont
  3. Luxembourg-Panthéon - 4 place Edmond Rostand
  4. Port Royal - 20 avenue de l'Observatoire
  5. Catacombes - 293 Bd Raspail
  6. Raspail - 231 Boulevard Raspail
  7. Montparnasse - 51 Bd Montparnasse 15. Invalides - Pl. des Invalides
  8. Rue du Bac - 215 Bd St-Germain
  9. St Germain-des-Prés - 147 Bd St-Germain
  10. Quai des Orfèvres - 64 quai des orfèvres


Red Line:

  1. Auber - 13 rue Auber
  2. Trinité - 32, rue Mogador
  3. Moulin Rouge - 59 boulevard de Clichy
  4. Montmartre - 68 bd de Rochechouart
  5. Gare du Nord - 21 rue de Dunkerque
  6. Gare de l'Est - 129, rue du Faubourg St-Martin
  7. République - Opposite 11 bd Saint-Martin
  8. Bonne-Nouvelle-Grand Rex - 36 boulevard de Bonne-Nouvelle
  9. Grands Boulevards - 16 bd Montmartre


Yellow Line:

  1. Gare de Lyon - 4 rue de Lyon
  2. Bastille St Antoine - 7 Place de la Bastille
  3. Petit Pont N.D. - 6 rue du Petit Pont
  4. Bastille Opéra - 27 Place de la Bastille

1. 2 hour tour

First Tour: 9.40 A.M.

Last Tour: 5.00 P.M.

2. 1 Day Hop-on Hop-off

First Tour: 9.40 A.M.

Last Tour: 5.00 P.M.

3. Night Tour

First Tour: 7.30 A.M.

Last Tour: 9.30 P.M.

Tour Duration

Green Line- Paris Grand Tour:
2 hours 10 minutes

Blue Line- Bastille - Bercy:
1 hour

Yellow Line- Montmartre - Grands Boulevards:
1 hour 30 minutes

Orange Line- Montparnasse - Saint-Germain:
1 hour

Classic route:
2 hours 20 minutes

Montmartre Route:
1 hours 10 minutes

Night Tour:
2 hours

1 to 2 hour per route

2-hour Route:
2 Hours

1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Ticket:
2 Hours

Night Tour:
1 hour 30 minutes

Departure Point

Green Line- Paris Grand Tour:
Auber

Blue Line- Bastille - Bercy:
Notre-Dame

Yellow Line- Montmartre - Grands Boulevards:
Auber

Orange Line- Montparnasse - Saint-Germain:
Petit Pont

Classic route:
Eiffel Tower

Montmartre Route:
Louvre Museum

Night Tour:
Stop-8, Champs-Elysees

Tourists may board the tour bus at any of the approved stops, by exchanging their voucher directly with the driver.

2-hour Route:
Opera

1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Ticket: Opera

Night Tour: Louvre

Bus Stops/Attractions

Paris Grand Tour:


  1. Auber
  2. Opera
  3. Palais Royal
  4. Musee du Louvre
  5. Pont-Neuf
  6. Notre-Dame
  7. Saint-Michel
  8. Musee d'Orsay
  9. Concorde
  10. Champs-Elysees
  11. La Boetie - Champs-Elysees
  12. Arc de Triomphe
  13. Charles de Gaulle-Etoile
  14. Trocadero
  15. Tour Eiffel
  16. Vauban-H'tel des Invalides
  17. Esplanade des Invalides
  18. Concorde-Royale
  19. Madeleine

Bastille - Bercy:

  1. Notre-Dame
  2. Petit-Pont
  3. Maubert-Mutualite
  4. Pont de Sully - Ile Saint-Louis
  5. Bastille-Opera
  6. Gare de Lyon
  7. Jardin des Plantes
  8. Bibliotheque Nationale de France
  9. Parc de Bercy
  10. Bastille - Rue Saint-Antoine
  11. Le Marais
  12. Hotel de Ville

Montmartre - Grands Boulevards:

  1. Auber
  2. Trinite
  3. Blanche
  4. Montmartre-Anvers
  5. Gare du Nord
  6. Gare de l'Est
  7. Republique
  8. Bonne-Nouvelle
  9. Grands Boulevards
  10. Italiens
  11. Capucines-Scribe
  12. Madeleine

Montparnasse - Saint-Germain:

  1. Petit Pont
  2. Luxembourg
  3. Observatoire
  4. Place Denfert-Rochereau
  5. Raspail - Cimetiere du Montparnasse
  6. Montparnasse - Place du 18 juin 1940
  7. Esplanade des Invalides
  8. Rue du Bac
  9. Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  10. Cluny-Quartier
  11. Notre-Dame

Classic Route:


  1. Eiffel Tower
  2. Champ de Mars
  3. OpÃÆ'©ra Garnier
  4. Louvre-Pyramide
  5. Louvre-Pont des Arts
  6. Notre-Dame Cathedral
  7. Musee d'Orsay
  8. Champs-Elysees
  9. Grand Palais
  10. TrocadÃÆ'©ro

Montmartre Route

  1. Louvre
  2. Moulin Rouge
  3. Sacre Coeur
  4. Gare du Nord
  5. Musee Grevin

Night Tour:

No Stop


  1. Eiffel Tower
  2. The Louvre
  3. Champ de Mars
  4. Opéra Garnier
  5. Pont des Arts
  6. Notre-Dame
  7. Musée d'Orsay
  8. Champs-Elysées
  9. Grand palais
  10. Trocadéro Pigalle
  11. Sacré-Cœur-Gare du Nord
  12. Musée Grévin

2-hour & 1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Route:


  1. Opera
  2. Louvre
  3. Vedettes du Pont Neuf
  4. Notre-Dame
  5. Champs-Elysees
  6. Arc de Triomphe
  7. Ecole Militaire
  8. Tour Eiffel
  9. Concorde
  10. Grands Magasins

Night Tour:

  1. Galeries Lafayette
  2. Moulin Rouge
  3. Eglise de la Trinite
Frequency

Green Line- Paris Grand Tour:
10 minutes (April-October), 30 minutes (November-March)

Blue Line- Bastille - Bercy:
20 minutes (April-October), 30 minutes (November-March)

Yellow Line- Montmartre - Grands Boulevards:
15 minutes (April-October), 30 minutes (November-March)

Orange Line- Montparnasse - Saint-Germain:
20 minutes (April-October), 30 minutes (November-March)

Classic route:
5-15 minutes

Montmartre Route:
30 minutes

Night Tour:
Information available at Big Bus stops/ helpline number

Every 15 to 35 minutes (depending on season)

2-hour Route:
20 minutes

1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Ticket: 20 minutes

Night Tour: Varies

Audio commentary

Paris L'Open Tour offers onboard commentary in 11 different languages.

Languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Brazilian Portuguese

Kids commentary in French, English, and Spanish

Paris Big Bus Tour offers onboard commentary in 11 different languages.

Languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Arabic

The Open Tour Paris Hop-on Hop-off offers onboard commentary in 9 different languages.

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese.

Languages: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Mandarin

Complimentary tours and cruises

None

Free Walking Tour

Optional Seine River cruise

Free walking tours

You get discounts at many museums, monuments, and local attractions

None

Other amenities
  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Discount vouchers

  • Stories about Paris for children in kids' commentary.

  • Free map

  • Voucher Booklet (attraction and restaurant discounts)

  • Mobile App

  • Many Wheelchair accessible buses

Wi-Fi, Discount Voucher, Mobile tickets allowed, and Wheelchair accessible.

  • Electric roof in case of rain

  • Many Wheelchair accessible buses

City Pass which includes this tour

Discount with Paris City Passport

Paris Pass

Paris Pass/ Paris PassLib

Other information
  • Valid 365 days a year

  • Free for children below 3 years.

  • 1 year validity since the day of purchase

  • Both printed and mobile voucher accepted.

  • Free for children below 3 years.

  • Valid 365 days a year.

  1. Your voucher is valid for the duration of time specified on your ticket from the date of first use.
  2. Tourists are to be at the boarding point 10 minutes before departure.
  3. Time might change due to local traffic conditions and seasons
  • 2-hour ticket is a part of the 1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Ticket.

How to use

Show the printed voucher to the bus official.

Show the mobile or printed voucher to the Big Bus employee in the bus.

Tourists can exchange their booking voucher for the Open Tour Paris Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus ticket at any of the stops. By simply choosing the stop you wish to start from and the driver will exchange it for a ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours from that time.

Show the mobile or printed voucher to the Foxity Bus tour employee in the bus.

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1. Paris L'Open Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Paris L'Open Sightseeing bus tour is an ideal way of getting around in the French capital. With 4 available routes, tourists can discover the city and tour all significant landmarks and attractions in an efficient manner. And not just that. Paris L'Open bus service features dozens of stops throughout the city. Hence, you have a liberty to adapt the sightseeing however it suits you best.

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2. Best Paris Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

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Paris Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour is the bus service touring top attractions of the city. With conveniently placed stops and departure intervals, the service offers a great manner of exploring Paris by combining a bus ride and walk. With optional cruise and museum tours, it provides an in-depth overview of some of the French capital's top attractions.

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3. Open Tours Paris Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus

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Explore the best top and iconic places in Paris at your own leisure with a 1, 2 or 3-day Open Bus Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour. Captivate yourself with the scenery of the French capital city on board a comfy double-decker bus. Marvel at the city's artfully improvised streets and admire its beautiful landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame in 360-degree views aboard the open-top double-decker bus. Explore on foot wherever you find any top attraction interesting and hop-back on at the next stop ahead. Explore Paris through four routes (Blue, Green, Red and Yellow Route) with your Paris Open Bus Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour ticket.

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4. Foxity Open Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Foxity Bus Sightseeing Tour is a sightseeing service covering top attractions of Paris. With 3 available (2 day and 1 night) routes, the tour is ideal for travelers willing to experience the city from different perspectives. Besides classical sightseeing (1 day and 1 night) tours, Foxity disposes of one hop-on hop-off tour. The latter allows you to combine bus rides with exploring on foot.

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