1 Day Hop on Hop off Pass SIC (Paris)
Take advantage of this pass to visit Paris aboard a double-decker Big Bus. Hop on and off whenever you wish at any of our stops located throughout Paris and enjoy the total freedom of discovering the city at your own pace.
Big Bus Tours offers two sightseeing routes in the French capital, enabling you to see the most important neighborhoods and landmarks of Paris. You can start your tour at any of the stops by presenting your printed or mobile e-ticket to the driver.
The Red Route
The red route covers the historical centre of Paris. There are 10 stops along the tour, allowing you to hop on or off whenever you wish so you can visit the most iconic places and sites of the city. Aboard the bus, you can admire the architecture of the monuments that make Paris one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You'll travel through characteristic neighbourhoods and cross the Seine over the stunning old bridges that are an integral part of the history of Paris.
You'll listen to audio commentary in the language of your choice on personal headphones. Throughout his tour, you'll hear the history and detailed descriptions of different Parisian sites as they appear before your very eyes. On your journey, you'll be sure to recognize famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, L'Opéra Garnier, Notre-Dame de Paris, the Musée d'Orsay or the Champs Elysées.
Buses run every 5 minutes in the summer / every 15 minutes in the winter. First departure: 9:15 a.m. from the Big Bus Agency at 11 avenues de l'Opéra (stop no. 4) Last departure: 4:30 p.m. from the Louvre-Pont des Arts (stop no. 5) End of service: 6:30 p.m. at 11 avenue de l'Opéra (stop no. 4) Length of the full tour: 2 hours 20 minutes.
The Blue Route
This route focuses on the unique bohemian atmosphere of the Montmartre district. Located in the northern part of Paris, it is especially known for the legendary Moulin Rouge cabaret which features its fabulous "Féerie" show every night. You can also see the Sacré-Coeur Basilica, one of the most beautiful religious buildings of Paris, perched at the top of the Butte Montmartre. You can take this route from the red route at stop no. 4 Louvre-Pyramide. There are 3 express stops among the 5 offered on this tour which allow you to get off quickly and explore the area as you please.
Buses run every 30 minutes. First departure: 9:30 a.m. from the Gare du Nord (stop no. 11) Last departure: 5:30 p.m. from the Louvre-Pyramide (stop no. 4) End of service: 7:05 p.m. at the Gare du Nord (stop no. 11) Length of the full tour: 1 hour 10 minutes View the detailed route by clicking on the link below
For security reasons, you must wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before getting on or off and it is strictly forbidden to lean against the railings of the vehicle. Your seatbelt must be fastened at all times when the bus is moving. A complimentary poncho will be provided in the case of rain. Out of respect for others, please do not throw anything inside or outside of the bus. The itinerary is subject to change without notice in the case of an unexpected demonstration or special events (for example the July 14 National Holiday, the arrival of the Tour de France).
The price includes :
The ticket is valid for one or two days, depending on the excursion chosen. No matter what time you start the tour, your ticket is valid for one or two days from the day you start the tour. Complimentary headphones are provided with audio commentary available in 11 languages: French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Arabic. Commentaries for children are available in 3 languages: French, English and Spanish Free Wi-Fi on board. Take advantage of our geolocation system. You'll also receive a rewards booklet with vouchers offering discounts at restaurants and tourist attractions.
The price does not include :
Admission tickets to monuments/museums and other Paris attractions. Guided tour
Use of e-ticket:
Once you have booked, you'll receive an e-ticket by email which you can then print out or present directly on your smartphone. The e-ticket can be redeemed directly on the bus. The day on which it is redeemed counts as the day of use (or the first day of use) of the pass.
Departure Point: Big Bus Agency or Big bus stop, Paris