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

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

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Paris, France
Tour ID: 145

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Highlights

  • Uncover the romantic city Paris with Big Bus Open-Top Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Conveniently located stops to see the best of Paris with 24/48-Hours tickets.
  • Onboard audio commentary offered in 11 different languages.
  • Access to free-on-board Wi-Fi facility.
  • Free Poncho available for a rainy day!
  • Extra hygiene measures
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

Discover Paris, the City of Light with Big Bus Paris Hop On Hop Off Tour. Watching the city of lights from an entirely different spectrum that offers 360-degree panoramic views from open-top buses is spectacular. The flexible sightseeing tour allows you to dive deep in the cultural beauty of Paris with ease. Hop-on the board of the double-decker bus and enjoy fascinating stories and facts while passing through the city’s most iconic landmarks. Hop-off the bus at any of the 10 places that you find interesting and explore at your will.

Itinerary

The City of Lights has too much to offer. The hop on hop off Paris Bus routes are carefully designed and you can see the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, and the Louvre Museum. 
 
Sit back and plug in to listen to recorded commentary in the language of your choice. With Explore and Essential tickets and combination tickets you can see the beautiful scenes of Paris from a unique perspective. A river cruise along the Seine completes this tour. 
 
You can hop on and hop off as many times as you want and create your itinerary. The live bus tracking facility helps you locate the next bus. This tour is flexible and gives a memorable traveling experience. You can choose among the 3 different ticket options: 
 
1. Discover Ticket
The Discover Ticket gives opportunity to explore Paris's major attractions at your convenience. Join this sightseeing tour and witness the awe-inspiring heights of the world’s popular Eiffel Tower, the ancient grounds of Le Louvre, the captivating Arc de Triomphe, and more. This special tour includes several places of interest in Central Paris. See the amazing avenues, splendid architecture, and scenic views from an open-top double-decker bus. Create your itinerary and explore the city at your leisure. The entertaining and informative commentary helps you learn more about the city.
 
2. Essential Ticket
Hop-on hop-off bus tour is an amazing way to travel across the city. See the major attractions at your leisure. This sightseeing tour allows you to witness the awe-inspiring heights of the world’s popular Eiffel Tower, the ancient grounds of Le Louvre, the captivating Arc de Triomphe, and more. This special tour includes several places of interest in Central Paris. See the amazing avenues, splendid architecture, and scenic views from an open-top double-decker bus. Create your itinerary and explore the city at your leisure. The entertaining and informative commentary helps you learn more about the city. The Essential ticket is valid for 24 hours and a one-hour river cruise. Discover many monuments and museums and cruise under different bridges that give you an opportunity to see the most popular landmarks. You can choose which attraction to visit. 
 
3. Explore Ticket
With this Paris bus tour, you can explore different attractions at your convenience. The Paris sightseeing tour allows you to witness Eiffel Tower, Le Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, and more. See the landmark of central Paris including captivating architecture, lovely avenues, and spectacular views from a double-decker open-top bus. Get ready to enjoy the tour at your pace around Paris. Entertaining and informative commentary is included in this tour that gives insights into different places. 
 
With 48 hours Explore ticket you can enjoy a hop-on hop-off bus tour along with a one-hour sightseeing cruise. Discover many monuments and museums and cruise under different bridges that give you an opportunity to see the most popular landmarks. You can choose which attraction to visit. 
 
Classic Red Route 
Sit comfortably and witness the beautiful views of central Paris. With the red route, you can travel from Arc de Triomphe, the Trocadero to Notre Dame. You get the opportunity to witness the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Hotel des Invalides, and the Musee d’Orsay. This two hours and twenty minutes tour gives plenty of opportunities to get off at the stops. You can enjoy visiting attractions or stroll around before re-joining the tour. 
 
River Cruise
Grab the opportunity to witness Paris from the water. Cruise along the Seine River and see scenic beauty from a boat. Recorded commentary gives insights into different landmarks that you pass through. See the best of Paris with a river cruise that loops from the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame. 
 
Go ahead and book your tickets now!

Schedule

Classic Bus Route - Red:
First Tour: 9:45am, Last Tour: 5:30pm
Duration: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes
Frequency: Every 7-15 Minutes
Departure: Stop #1 (Louvre-Pyramide / Big Bus Information Centre), 11 avenue de l’Opéra (by Big Bus information center)
 
River Cruise Tour:
Departure Location: Pontoon No. 3, Port de la Bourdonnais (near Stop #8: Eiffel Tower)
Departure Times: Every 45 minutes between 10:30am–9:00pm (every 30 minutes on weekends)
Duration: 1 Hour
Instructions: After purchase, please see a Big Bus Tours staff member to collect your cruise boarding pass.Then head straight to the cruise departure location, scan your ticket, board the boat and enjoy your cruise!

Inclusions

Discover Ticket:

  • 24-Hours Big Bus Paris Ticket
  • Audio Guide in 11 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese.
  • Free Wi-Fi

Essential Ticket:

  • 24-Hours Big Bus Paris Ticket
  • Audio Guide in 11 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese.
  • Seine River Cruise
  • Free Wi-Fi

Explore Ticket:

  • 48-Hours Big Bus Paris Ticket 
  • Audio Guide in 11 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese.
  • Seine River Cruise
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Extra Hygiene Measures

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop.
Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the Big Bus.
This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
All vouchers will now be valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.
Mobile App:
Customers are advised to download the "Big Bus Tours" app to see the most up to date bus stop locations, timings and live bus tracking.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Paris is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the validity of the ticket purchased for Paris Big Bus Hop-On-Hop-Off?

A. Paris Big Bus tour is valid for 24 hrs or 48 hrs , based on the option selected. A 48 hrs ticket can be used for 2 consecutive days. Boat tickets are valid for 7 days after the day of redemption.

Q. How long is the River Cruise tour valid and from where can I start the tour?

A. The River Cruise departs from Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris (near Stop #8: Eiffel Tower). The cruise runs daily and depart in every 30-45 min from Eiffel Tower Stop. The full 1 loop of cruises takes 1 hour, you will therefore disembark the cruise at the same point as the boarding .

Q. Are the Big Bus Paris buses wheelchair / stroller accessible?

A. Yes, all of the Paris Big Bus tour are wheelchair accessible. Every bus has a dedicated space for wheelchair on its lower deck. The upper deck on entire fleet is not accessible to the wheelchair. There is no specific place available for strollers. Please use a foldable stroller when visiting with a baby.

Q. How can I redeem the Big Bus Paris Tickets?

A. Show your printed ticket to a member of staff at one of our stops or aboard the bus. They'll issue you a ticket receipt that you'll be able to use to hop on the bus throughout the validity of your ticket. If you requested to have your tickets sent via SMS, remember that there is no need to print your tickets. Just bring your phone with you with the ticket page open to show it to one of our on street staff who will then issue you your ticket receipt.

Q. Is the commentary available on Big Bus Paris tour in my language?

A. The Big Bus Paris sightseeing offers a pre-recorded commentary in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Brazilian Portuguese. The commentary is available through complimentary earphones.

Q. What is the child ticket policy for Big Bus Paris Tour?

A. Child ticket is available for the kids aged between 4-12 years, children from 0 to 3 years can travel for free. All children must accompany an adult.

Customer Reviews

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BIBHASH RANJAN NATH
2024-05-28

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BIBHASH RANJAN NATH
2024-05-28

Enjoyed the tour

BIBHASH RANJAN NATH
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Jan Brand
2024-02-28

Hop-On-Hop-Off bus tour in Paris is a MUST!! We bought the 48 hour ticket with Seine cruise. It all came in handy as on ... Read More

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Jan Brand
2024-02-28

Hop-On-Hop-Off bus tour in Paris is a MUST!! We bought the 48 hour ticket with Seine cruise. It all came in handy as on our first day it was raining, and we could sightsee Paris from a dry bus with lots of information!

Jan Brand
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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