Paris Bus Tours

About the Paris Tour

Discover all the iconic Paris attractions on our city sightseeing bus tour, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame and the Arc de Triomphe. Our hop-on, hop-off buses are the best way to explore the most romantic city in the world at your own pace, covering all the major tourist spots.

Compliment your bus tour and hop aboard a boat cruise, where you will sail along the river Siene and discover the sights of Paris from a different perspective. Decide which landmarks you’d like to visit with the help of our live guided commentary, as you soak up the atmosphere along the Siene.

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Discover the Top Attractions in Paris

A vibrant hub of politics, wealth and culture for hundreds of years, Paris is home to some of Europe’s most spectacular architecture. Our Big Bus tour will take you to all the best attractions the city has to offer, from the stunning Notre-Dame to the iconic Eiffel Tower.

Our bus route will take you through beautiful boulevards and open spaces, providing wonderful photo opportunities along the way. Take a look at our collection of top landmarks in Paris and plan your trip before you go.

Recorded Multilingual Commentary

Our Big Bus Tour of Paris includes an informative and entertaining commentary that guides you throughout the city, explaining important landmarks and recalling the city’s rich history.

Our personal recorded commentary is available in your choice of 11 different languages:

1. English
2. French
3. German
4. Spanish
5. Italian
6. Russian
7. Japanese
8. Brazilian Portuguese
9. Arabic
10. Korean
11. Mandarin Chinese

To help you make the most of your Paris sightseeing tour, complimentary earphones are provided on all buses.

Hop-On, Hop-Off Paris

Our hop-on, hop-off bus service allows you to explore Paris at your own pace to visit your choice of landmarks and sights. You can take a break from the tour whenever you like, getting off at any of our stops, to visit attractions or get a bite to eat in one of the city’s famous cafés.

With our hop-on, hop-off buses, you can alight as many times as you like within the validity of your ticket.

Start planning your trip to Paris today with our Big Bus tour map.

Explore the Paris landmarks

Our Big Bus tour of Paris stops at 11 famous locations to allow you to hop-on and hop-off the bus whenever you please:

1. Tour Eiffel
2. Champ de Mars
3. Opéra Garnier
4. Louvre – Pyramide
5. Louvre – Pont des Arts
6. Notre-Dame
7. Musée d’Orsay
8. Champs-Elysées
9. Grand Palais
10. Trocadéro
11. Gare du Nord

When you’re ready to resume your Paris tour, simply hop on the next bus at your nearest stop. Buses run regularly, so you’ll never have to wait for more than 30 minutes for the next one.

Big Bus Tour Paris Tickets Types

If you only have a limited amount of time in Paris, a 1-day Big Bus tour ticket is the best way to see the city. Our hop-on, hop-off tour covers all the major tourist attractions, making it easy to explore the city.

If you’re visiting for a bit longer, we recommend a 2-day ticket to help you discover Paris at a more leisurely pace.

Discover more information about our tickets and book online today for the best deals.

Planning Your Paris Bus Tour

With Big Bus Tours, you can start and finish your Paris sightseeing tour whenever it suits you. Hop-on, hop-off any of our open-top buses at any of our 11 stops throughout your ticket validity.

Take a look at our timetable to check when the first and last buses are for each location and see see our last full tour times, to plan your day perfectly.

One Ticket with Two Different Paris Sightseeing Experiences

Big Bus Tours in partnership with Les Bateaux Parisiens, offers you the chance to see Paris by bus and boat.

The 1 hour river cruise takes you past many stunning monuments and museums, while sailing under several beautiful bridges, showcasing the best landmarks in Paris. The live guided commentary will teach you all about the historical and cultural significance of the attractions, helping you decide which to visit once you’re back on land.

Useful information:

- Bus ticket valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days.

- Cruise starts at the Eiffel Tower – Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris. Check in pontoon N°3.

Cruise Frequency:

October to March - 10:30 to 21:20 every hour
April to September - 10:00 to 22:30 every 30 minutes


24th December - last departure at 17:00
25th December & 1st January - first departure at 10:40
31st December - last departure at 22:00