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1 Day in Paris – Visit Paris by Bus in 1 Day

To discover Paris in one day, follow the guide!

Would you like to admire the heart of Paris within a short period of time? Enjoy the freedom and simplicity of the largest hop-on-hop-off bus network in Paris. All aboard!

Paris, your way.

Get some height! Marvel at the Seine, Notre-Dame or the Eiffel Tower from the upper deck of our open-air, double-story buses. Breathtaking views guaranteed! With a single Pass, hop on and off wherever and whenever you like, on our all 3 of our lines.

Discover our Combos passes for 1 day in Paris

Explore more of Paris with one of our options


1 day pass

UNAVAILABLE Take in the most beautiful sights Paris has to offer on board our open-top double-decker buses. 1-day pass, 2 or 3-day pass (consecutive days), Pass by night… visit Paris in your own way! Take a trip to the heart of the City of Light: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Seine, Sacré-Coeur, Moulin Rouge… The […]

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Buy this pass 35.00 / Adult

1 day pass
+ FlyView

Fly over Paris in virtual reality Take some height during your stay in Paris thanks to our BUS PASS + FlyView combo: you’ll be as free as a bird! Spread your wings over the rooftops and enjoy the wonders of Paris like you’ve never seen them before. The Eiffel Tower, the Arc the Triomphe, the […]

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Buy this pass 44.00 / Adult

1 day pass
+ Bateaux-Mouches

PACKAGE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE An unforgettable, open-air tour of the City of Light, from the deck of a bus or boat. Ready? Paris awaits you. While touring Paris by boat, admire the capital’s sights along the water you won’t want to miss: Notre Dame, the Louvre, Orsay, the Eiffel Tower… And, whenever you like, continue your […]

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Buy this pass 43.00 / Adult

1 day pass
+ Night Tour

UNAVAILABLE Immerse yourself in the magic of a Paris Night Tour from our open-top double-decker buses and visit the City of Light – your way! Let Paris light up before your eyes: revel in the beauty of the Opéra, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Seine, the Champs-Elysées, the Eiffel Tower, Saint-Germain des-Prés… After dark, set off on […]

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Buy this pass 50.00 / Adult

1 day pass
+ Grévin Museum

PACKAGE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE In your discover trip in the heart of Paris, take a break with the stars at Grévin Museum. Be the star of a day and experience what it’s like to mix with the celebrities! Enjoy the combo pass “Bus + Grévin Museum” and get to treavel around Paris at a height of […]

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Buy this pass 46.00 / Adult

Smart itineraries for one day in Paris

Here are our best suggestions for itineraries to save you time. Enjoy the must-see sights, your way!

Your Open Tour Experience

Open Tour Bus

Set off on the largest hop-on-hop-off network to explore Paris

1 Pass for 3 lines

Bus every 15/20 min

Pass valid 1 year

Free Wifi onboard

Audioguides in12 languages

Discounts and free entrances

How to See the Best of Paris in 1 Day?

Only 1 day in Paris? Organize your trip to see nothing but the best!

How to Get to Paris from Orly Airport?

Paris Orly Airport offers several solutions to reach the capital:

·         OrlyBus: connects the airport to Paris Denfert-Rochereau station.

·         RER B and OrlyVal: OrlyVal offers departures every 5 to 7 minutes from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and stops at Antony train station.

·         Tram: The T7 tram line connects Orly airport to « Villejuif-Louis Aragon » station, métro terminal 7.

·         Taxi: With a €30-35 budget (depending on the arrondissement), you can get from Orly to Paris within 30 minutes.

Night buses are available between 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. to reach the airport from Gare de Lyon, Gare de l’Est and Châtelet Les Halles.

How to Get to Paris from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The largest airport in France offers several options to reach the capital:

·         RER B: reaches Paris within 40 minutes.

·         Roissybus Shuttle: Connects the airport to the center of Paris, Opéra Station

·         Taxi: Depending on traffic, the journey is 35 to 60 minutes and the price can hover between €45 and €80.

To get to Paris from Charles de Gaulle at night, the Nocticilien is the only public transport option after the last 11:50 p.m. RER B.

1 Day in Paris – The Must-Sees

Our open-air Open Tour buses are a great option if you only have 1 day in Paris. The three lines of our Paris Bus Pass help you organize your trip easily without missing out on any of Paris’s wonders.

1 Day in Paris – The Museums

With over 150 museums, the city of Paris stands out as one of the most cultural places in the world.

The Louvre Museum

Without a doubt, the Louvre is the one museum you won’t want to miss on a 1-day Paris trip. Inaugurated at the end of the 18th century, it now houses da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Delacroix’s Liberty Guiding the People and the Venus de Milo.

Our Open Tour blue line will take you there!

The Grévin Museum

The Grévin wax museum is great for a family outing. Several of our Open Tour panoramic buses stop at Grévin, which is one of the most beautiful wax museums in the world.

Open Tour also offers a Bus & Grévin Museum in Paris pass so you don’t need to get tickets separately.

Other great museums in Paris include the Musée d’Orsay, the Palais de la Découverte, the Centre Pompidou, the Musée de l’Orangerie and many more.

1 Day in Paris – The Monuments

Our Paris Night Tour is one way you could enjoy the City of Light during a short stay. Here are a few of the landmarks you won’t want to miss, day or night.

The Eiffel Tower

20,000 lightbulbs illuminate the elegant Eiffel Tower during its evening light show. And, if you make your way to the top, you will see all of Paris’s sumptuous monuments come to life.

The Sacré-Cœur

Overlooking Paris from atop the Butte Montmartre, the Sacré-Coeur lights up to reveal the most fairylike sight. Don’t forget your camera!

The Arc de Triomphe

Place de l’Etoile, at the end of the Champs-Elysées, stands the Arc de Triomphe. At night, this remarkable place boasts a panoramic view of Paris and its wonders, among which the Iron Lady, glistening against the night sky.

Our Paris Buss Pass takes you on an incredible journey come nightfall. Our non-stop 1.5-hour tour of the city starts and ends at our agency and allows you to admire the most beautiful sights the French capital has to offer including the Opera, the Louvre, Notre-Dame, the Seine, the Champs-Elysées, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe.

What to Do in 1 Afternoon in Paris?

Go for a Walk

With Notre-Dame as a starting point, you can enjoy an incredibly rich afternoon walk and see a plethora of interesting landmarks. From there, you could head to the Luxembourg gardens before stopping at the Louvre. The Palais Garnier is less than a half-hour’s walk away. Keep an eye out for the phantom of the opera! Finally, the Trocadero Gardens offer an astounding view of the Eiffel Tower.

Go Shopping

Paris is one of the best cities in the world for shopping enthusiasts! The most pleasant areas for a great shopping spree include Le Marais, the Champs-Elysées and Haussmann Boulevard, close to Opéra Garnier.

See Paris From Above With FlyView

FlyView is a virtual reality tour of the French capital which takes you on a flight above the Seine, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe and more. With our Bus Pass + FlyView combo an incredible experience awaits you!

Go on a Bateau-Mouche Cruise  

Take your whole family along to see the best of Paris from its beautiful Seine River. Our Bateaux-Mouches Seine Cruise in Paris offers a 1-hour boat trip to admire the most unforgettable monuments in the French capital from a different perspective.

How to Save Money in Paris

1 Day in Paris: Where to Have Lunch?

A traditional Parisian lunch option, jambon-beurre sandwiches (ham and butter sandwiches) are available from most boulangeries and bistros and usually quite inexpensive. Most of these charming establishments also offer steak and fries and creative salads for just a few euros.

Don’t forget dessert! Chocolate eclairs are at every street corner…

1 Day in Paris: How to Get Around?

Spend 1 day in Paris with your family, that special someone or your best friends without wasting any precious time in public transport. Our open-air hop-on-hop-off tour buses let you get on or off right by the most interesting landmarks.

Our red line will take you to Montmartre and the Sacré Coeur, for a shopping trip on the Champs Elysées or a visit of the Eiffel Tower, take the blue line, and to see Notre-Dame and the Centre Pompidou, climb aboard a green-line bus!