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Tootbus Open-Top Bus Tour - Paris

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus tour: 1 or 2 days

    Paris Express bus tour: 2 hours

    Paris night tour: 1.5 hours

    Christmas Lights tour: 1.5 hours

  • Start time

    Hop-on, hop-off bus tour:

    First departure: 9:30am / Last complete tour departure from stop 1: 5pm / Frequency: 30 min

    The above timetable will be in use during the Christmas holidays as well - From 18 to 31 December.

    From 8 November until 31 March: First departure: 9:30am / Last complete tour departure from stop 1: 4pm / Frequency: 30 min

    Bateaux Parisiens Seine river cruise:

    From July 1: Daily from 12am to 10pm, every hour

    From 20 Sept: Daily from 12am to 9pm, every hour

    Cruise will operate daily except Mon and Tues from 20 Sept to 24 Oct and from 8 Nov to 19 Dec:

    Night tour: 

    From now until 7 November, departure will take place at 7pm from Place du Carrousel du Louvre

    From 8 November onwards the departure will take place at 6pm from Place du Carrousel du Louvre

    Christmas Lights Tour:

    Runs daily from 26 November 2021 to 6 January 2022 from 11, rue Auber 75009 Paris at 6pm

  • Meeting Point

    Paris hop-on hop-off bus tour: You may board the bus at any of the stops around the city.

    Paris Night Tour: Place du Carrousel 75001 Paris.

    Christmas Lights Tour: 11, rue Auber 75009 Paris.

    Seine river cruises: The cruise pier is located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on the river side, very close to the stop #9. 

  • Ending Point

    Hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Discover Paris by choosing from a wide range of exciting sightseeing tours
  • Choose from hop-on, hop-off open-bus tours, panoramic tours and night tours
  • Book Paris hop-on, hop-off tour with Seine cruise and admire cityscape from the water
  • Plenty of great photo ops and stunning views on every tour
  • Enjoy entertaining audio commentary as you see key sites and attractions
  • Covid-19 safety measures in place and sanitized open-top buses
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Explore Paris exactly the way you want to by choosing from a wide range of sightseeing tour options! Discover architectural treasures, popular neighborhoods, historical sites and amusement parks. There’s something for everyone.

Choose from hop-on, hop-off tours, panoramic bus tours, Paris night tour and bus tours combined with cruises!

Paris Express Bus Tour

Discover the best of Paris on a 2-hour open bus tour and see the key highlights and attractions from a fabulous vantage point. Keep your camera ready as there are tons of great photo ops coming your way! See attractions like the Opera, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais and many more, all the while enjoying entertaining audio commentary on the history and culture of Paris. The perfect tour if you’re in Paris for a short time.

Paris Discovery hop-on hop-off bus tour

Discover the charms of Paris the convenient and flexible way on an action-packed hop-on, hop-off bus tour in an open bus. Choose between 1 or 2 days and enjoy unlimited sightseeing as you hop on and off the buses at stops closest to the attractions you want to visit.

Enjoy audio commentary as you enjoy a lively drive around the city and discover the history and culture of the gorgeous French city at leisure. Drive past the Opera, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais and many more.

Must See Paris: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus + Bateaux Parisiens Seine Cruise

Combine the Tootbus Paris bus tour with Bateaux Parisiens Seine river cruise and experience Paris from both land and water. Hop on and off the buses as many time as you want and sail along the famous Seine and admire the cityscape from the water.

Enjoy a drive past famous attractions like the Opera, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Grand Palais and many more!

Feel the magical atmosphere of the river Seine while you admire the riverbanks designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the 37 bridges across the Seine such as Pont de Bir-Hakeim, Pont Alexandre III, Pont Neuf, Pont de Sully etc. 

Paris at Your Own Pace: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus + Batobus Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise Pass

Explore the city of lights with a Tootbus hop-on, hop-off bus tour and a Batobus hop-on, hop-off boat cruise!

Customize your own itinerary by hopping on and off the bus and enjoy visiting attractions of your choice.

The 2-hour cruise includes 9 stops: the Eiffel Tower, Pont Alexandre III, Musée d'Orsay, Saint-Germain des Prés, Notre-Dame, Jardin des Plantes, Hôtel de Ville, Louvre and place de la Concorde.

Paris Night Tour

Get on this amazing 1.5-hour tour and experience Paris's magical and unique atmosphere brilliantly illuminated at night.

Experience Paris's iconic attractions at their glittering best including; Opera, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Louvre Museum and many more.

Christmas Lights Tour

See Paris at its best on the Christmas Lights tour. Soak in the magical atmosphere and see the romantic city wonderfully illuminated at night with Christmas decorations including; Opera, Place Vendôme, Concorde, Champs Elysées, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and the big department stores and many more! Enjoy traditional Christmas songs and lively audio commentary on board. 

Hot drinks will be offered before departure (not allowed on board). Enjoy audio commentary in English and French and enjoy a Christmas playlist before and after the tour. 

Choose from the following ticket options:

  • Paris Express Non-Stop Bus Tour
  • Paris Discovery 1-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Paris Discovery 2-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Must See Paris - 1 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off + 1-Hour Cruise
  • Must See Paris - 2 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off + 1-Hour Cruise
  • Paris Night Tour
  • Paris at your own Pace - 2 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off + Batobus Cruise
  • Christmas Lights tour

Inclusions

  • Paris Express bus tour (if option selected)
  • 1 or 2-day Paris hop-on, hop-off bus tour (if option selected)
  • Paris night tour (if option selected)
  • Cruise (with Must-See Paris and Paris at Your Own Pace)
  • Christmas Lights tour (if option selected)
  • Informative audio guide

Exclusions

  • Entrances

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Paris is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause destruction.

The validity of the ticket begins at the time of redemption, and you can use it for an unlimited number of times until the ticket is no longer valid. (Validity in hours from the time of redemption is as follows; 1 day=24 hours, 2 Days = 48 hours, 3 Days=72 hours). 2- or 3-day tickets must be used on subsequent days.

Children below the age of 3 can board the buses for free.

Audio Guide: Audio guide available in English and French on the bus devices and on the Tootbus app. We provide you with free earphones on board the bus. However, you can help us protect the planet by bringing your own!

Please be aware that the cruise tickets are not digital. A printed copy of the ticket will be required to access the river cruise at the pier.

Special for kids: Pre-recorded commentary specially designed for the little ones available in English and French on the bus devices and in English and French on the Tootbus app.

Flexible Tickets: Tickets are valid for up to 12 months from the booking date, so you can book today with peace of mind and travel later. Your plans changed? You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge 24 hours before the travel date.

Hygiene Measures: We have implemented reinforced health and safety measures on board and acquired the "Caring Attitude" stamp from The Paris Tourist Information Office as well as the globally recognised World Travel and Tourism Council's "Safe Travels Stamp"

You can redeem your ticket and start the tour at any of the bus stops. Mobile tickets are accepted on board. 

The validity of the Batobus pass starts at the moment of redemption and you can use it for an unlimited number of times until the pass is no longer valid

Face coverings are mandatory but not provided. Please bring your own. 

Download the Tootbus app, find the meeting point according to your position, see the route and the places you will visit.You can also Import your pass ready to scan and Locate buses in real time

MUST SEE PARIS (From now until further notice): This tour won't be available on Mondays and Tuesdays due to the cruise company, Bateaux Parisiens, not operating these days.

From 26 November to 6 January The Paris by Night Tour will be interrupted and "replaced" by the Christmas Lights Tour.

Christmas Lights Tour: Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tour departure.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    It was a good price to see all the top sites
    03/15/2020 Makeda Wells-Chester,
  • 5
    Easy to buy
    03/14/2020 Fabiana Barruchelo,
  • 5
    Good audio and perfect weather to enjoy the bus service.
    03/11/2020 Julia Sadikova,

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