Paris Bus Tour Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where can I buy tickets for the tour?

Directly on board the bus, from this website or from your hotel reception desk.

 

2. How long does a full tour take?

It takes approximately 2.20 hours to complete a full circuit of the Red Route and 1.15 on the Blue Route, if you stay on the bus without using the hop-on, hop-off facility.

 

3. Where can I catch the bus?

At any one of our 11 stops.

 

4. Do tours run every day? 

Yes, tours run 7 days a week, every day of the year.

 

5. What time do tours start and finish?

Depending on the time of the year and on the boarding point, tours start between 10.00am and 8.30pm. To make a complete circuit back to your start point, you should board before 5 pm, as after this time, tours terminate at the Trocadero.

 

6. Are the buses wheelchair accessible?

A third of our fleet has wheelchair access on the lower deck, and we try to run these vehicles evenly throughout our service. Please contact us for further information.

 

8. Is there a discount available for groups?

Yes, discounts are available for groups of 12 or more. For more information on groups sales please contact us.

 

9. Is there a commentary in my language?

The sightseeing tour offers a recorded commentary in your choice of English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean or Mandarin. These languages have been carefully selected to ensure the tour is available to as many Paris visitors as possible. The commentary is delivered to you via complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus.

 

10. What can I see and visit?

There are many locations where you can hop-on and off the Paris tour. Each has been selected because it provides access to an attraction or place of interest.  You can hop on and off as many times as you wish and are of course welcome to stay on board for the entire circuit. Please see the Tour Highlights to discover more.

 

11. What is the Child Policy?

A child ticket is available for children aged between 4 and 12 years inclusively. Children aged 3 years and under may travel free of charge when accompanied by a dedicated adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

12. Do I need to specify a date of travel?

If you purchase a fixed date ticket on this website then yes, you must travel on the date selected.
If you purchase an open date ticket, you can travel on any day. If you purchase an open date ticket that offers validity for more than 1 day or 24 hours, you must travel on consecutive days.
You are welcome to buy your ticket on the day if that is your preference, but please note, discounts online are not available on same day purchases.