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Big Bus Paris: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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    • Adult (13+)
    • Child (4-12)
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from US$ 43.88 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Redeem your voucher up to 12 months from the travel date selected
  • Marvel at top attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Arc de Triomphe and Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Relish flexible ticket options - Classic, Premium and Deluxe ticket with 1 or 2 days validity
  • Savour a mesmerising 1-hour guided boat cruise on the Seine River with the Deluxe Ticket
  • Hop on and off as many times as you want, and build your own itinerary
  • Immerse yourself in the journey with informative commentary and FREE WiFi on-board buses
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • See iconic Paris sights illuminated in the evening with a night bus tour, if you upgrade
  • Explore Paris at your own pace with this fabulous hop-on hop-off tour
  • 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. Jump on and off the bus as often as you like and explore the sights, go shopping, or tuck into a baguette or two. Alternatively, you can even stay on the bus for a full loop to get a comprehensive feel of the city. The strategic routes and stops will get you up close with the major Paris attractions.

    Audio commentary is available onboard in multiple languages and selected bus routes have live guides who offer an exciting and educational commentary in English.

    You can choose from three hop-on, hop-off ticket options, with 1-day and 2-day validity, and a specific set of inclusions:

    Classic Ticket

    • 1-day hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • Access to two routes
    • FREE rewards voucher booklet

    Upgrade your Classic Tour to add a 1-hour Seine River Cruise.

    Premium Ticket

    • 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • Access to two routes
    • FREE rewards voucher booklet

    Deluxe Ticket

    • 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket
    • Access to two routes
    • 1-hour river cruise available via individual audio guides or via smartphone, in 14 languages
    • FREE rewards voucher booklet
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    You can also upgrade your ticket and add a splendid bus tour of Paris at night so you can see the city’s famous landmarks illuminated in the evening.  


    • Eiffel Tower
    • Arc-de-Triomphe
    • Champs Elysées
    • Notre-Dame
    • Palace Saint-Michel
    • Musée d'Orsay
    • Pyramid du Louvre
    • The Louvre
    • Olympia
    • Opéra Garnier
    • Montmartre

    About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    1-day or 2-day (take your pick)

    Start time

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

    Meeting Point

    You can board the bus from any of the designated stops.

    Ending Point

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

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


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


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  • 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!)

    Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    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.

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

    The River Seine Cruise (with Deluxe ticket only) leaves from Bateaux Parisiens, Pier number 3, Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007, Paris (Close to the Eiffel Tower). It operates from 10am to 10:30pm, every 30-60 minutes. 

    Those who have opted for the night tour, the bus leaves from Bus Stop n°8  - 156 avenue des Champs-Elysées. The schedule for the night tour is:

    28 October 2019 to 29 March 2020; 26 October 2020 to 28 March 2021: 8:15pm

    30 March 2020 to 25 October 2020; 29 March 2021 to 31 October 2021: 9:15pm

    Night tour is not operational on 31 Dec.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Well worth the money!

      The bus tour was great value for money. We were able to see almost all popular sites in Paris...

      Marylou Alonzo, United Arab Emirates
    • Very good....

      Nitish Jha, Sweden
    • Great Tour

      The bus was right where thay said it would be upon our drop off by the cruise tour. The bus went to all the main attrasctions. Great time. Oh yeah they were always on tim...

      gary murphy, United States
    • best way to view the amazing city

      MOHD FAHMI, Malaysia, 19/Mar/2020
    • Good commentry and driver was very poilte.

      Tatiana Maksimenko, Russian Federation, 16/Mar/2020
    • happy with the service

      Annette Conrow, United States, 13/Mar/2020