Blue Line Special: HOHO 2Day Pass + Eiffel + Seine + Louvre/Orsay
Experience the best of Paris with this super-saver, 4-in-1 combo package. Specially designed to cover the most popular Hop-On Hop-Off line, the Blue line, seamlessly explore the city’s top attractions. In a single day, climb the Eiffel Tower, cruise along the Seine River, and get up close and personal with world-famous artworks.
- Get unlimited hop-on, hop-off access to 3 interconnected routes with over 34 bus stops.
- With this Blue Line centric package, conveniently hop off at the Eiffel Tower, Seine River, and Louvre/Orsay Museum as you make your way along the route.
- With your 2-day bus pass, create your own itinerary and explore the city at your own pace..
- Accompanied by a host, skip the entry lines to the 1st and 2nd levels of the Eiffel Tower.
- Feel the adrenaline rush as you summit the tower - the tallest open observation point in Paris.
- With a convenient boarding point at the foot of Eiffel Tower, board a glass canopy boat for a relaxing 1-hour cruise on the Seine River.
- At the Orsay Museum, Discover some of the world’s finest art at your choice of the Louvre of Orsay Museum.
Your Blue Line Special Hop-On -Hop-Off Bus Tour Experience
Explore Paris without having to worry about transportation! Open Tour hop-on, hop-off bus tours are the ideal way to cover the entire city, while saving time and money. Open Tour buses operate across 3 routes (the Blue line, White line, and Red line) and have over 34 stops. View a map of all 3 routes here.
This Blue Line Special package is designed to ensure you thoroughly cover all the main stops on this popular hop-on hop-off route. As you make you're way along the Blue line, hop off at either stop #4 or stop #5 and explore your choice of museum: the Louvre Museum or the Orsay Museum. Enjoy the artistic treasures of the world without wasting your time in the ticket queue - at either museum, you'll get to skip the entry line with priority access tickets!
Afterward, hop back on the bus and continue sightseeing at your leisure. At stop #13, hop off for your Eiffel Tower tour. Upon checkout, you will select a time slot for your visit. Arrive at the designated meeting point 15 minutes prior to your tour's start time. (The meeting point is just a five minute walk from the tower.) Once again, entry priority access as your host guides you past the long entry lines to proceed to the 2nd floor. At this point, your guide will leave you to enjoy the breathtaking views at your leisure. When ready, make your way to the tower's summit. The lines for the summit elevator can get a little long. While you’re ticket includes priority access to the 1st and 2nd floors, the tower does not offer any skip-the-line access for the summit. To save time, you can take the stairs down instead of waiting for the lift. In fact, the stairs from the second to the first floor offer quite the experience of their own! With a see-through floor - the walk is bound to give you the chills!
When you’re ready for your Seine River cruise, make your way to the Port de la Bourdonnais, conveniently located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Your flexible ticket allows you to board the cruise anytime you’d like during the day within operating hours - meaning you don’t have to worry about any logistics!
Since your Hop-On Hop-Off pass is valid for two days, you can spend your next day touring the White line (Montparnasse tower, Catacombs, Notre Dame Cathedral, plus more) and the Red line (Moulin Rouge, Paris Nord, plus more). Create your own sightseeing itinerary and easily get from one place to the next. With the largest network of interconnected hop-on hop-off lines in Paris, conveniently explore the city’s fascinating attractions with this combo package!
- Unlimited hop-on hop-off access to 3 interconnected tour routes and 34+ bus stops across Paris (valid for 2 consecutive days)
- Multilingual commentary available in 10 languages
- Multilingual children’s commentary available in 3 languages (French, English & Spanish)
- Free wifi on board the buses
- 1-hour Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Cruise (flexible ticket)
- Complimentary audio guide on cruise, available in 14 languages
- Skip the line access to the Eiffel Tower 1st Level & 2nd Level
- Access to summit
- Skip-the-line tickets to either the Orsay Museum or Louvre Museum
Know Before You Go
Bus timings & frequency
Blue line - Every 8 minutes from 9.30 AM (Apr. to Oct.) & every 15 minutes from 9.30 AM (Nov. to Mar.)
White line - Every 15 minutes from 9.30am
Red line - Every 25 minutes from 9.15am
You may board the bus at any stop within the 3 routes. Present a printout of your ticket voucher to the driver to redeem your bus pass.
Important bus stops
You can reach the attractions included in this package via the hop-on hop-off bus Blue Line:
Eiffel Tower & cruise boarding point - Stop #13
Louvre Museum - Stop #4
Orsay Museum - Stop #5
Blue Line Stop #1 to Red Line
Blue Line Stop #5 to White Line
All buses include complimentary headset audio guides with commentary in 10 languages. (French English, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.) There is also a child’s commentary option with fun and entertaining tales, stories, and legends of Paris available in 3 languages (French, English & Spanish).
All buses have free WiFi.
Eiffel Tower hours
September - May: 9.30 AM to 11 PM
June to August - 9 AM to 11.30 PM
Eiffel meeting point
Please meet your host at the designated meeting point, just a five minute walk from the tower, 15 minutes prior to the start of your Eiffel Tower reservation.
Choose any departure time from 10 AM to 10:30 PM.
From April to September, cruises depart approximately every 30 minutes. From October to March, every hour. Year round, there are no departures at 1pm and at 7:30pm
To board your cruise, meet at the Bateaux Parisiens port, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.
Louvre Museum hours
Mon, Thur, Sat: 9 AM to 6 PM
Wed & Fri: 9 AM to 9:45 PM
Please note: Louvre tickets are not redeemable on Sundays.
Orsay Museum hours
Tues, Wed, Sat, & Sun: 9:30 AM to 6 PM Thur: 9:30 AM to 9:45 PM Closed Mondays
These tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
Too many people everywhere! Maybe it was the holiday season or what I am not sure, but it was all too much. You won’t find a space in most buses. Go for private transport if you can afford.
The only suggestion I have is that they should have an option to extend the priority access to both the museums.
Awesome trip to Paris. My husband and I are museum nuts and this tour helped us in being flexible about the time we could spend at each attraction. It couldn’t have been possible in a regular tour bus. The cruise and skip the line tickets are almost a bonus!
How to Use Your Blue Line Special Ticket
You will receive vouchers for all attractions included in this package via email. For the Hop-On Hop-Off bus, a printout is required to redeem your e-voucher. You can do this upon boarding an Open Tour bus from any stop within the 3 routes. Your bus ticket is valid for one year from the date of purchase. The day on which you exchange your e-ticket counts as the first day of your pass. Please note: A 1-day pass does not mean 24-hours. For example, if you redeem your e-ticket at noon, your service will end at the end of that day’s service. Not at noon the next day.
The Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise, and Louvre Museum do not require a printout of the voucher. Instead, simply display it on your mobile device. If you have selected the Orsay Museum, you will need to bring a printout of your voucher for entry.
For the Eiffel Tower, meet your host at the designated meeting point15 minutes prior to your tour start time.
Board your Seine River Cruise at the Bateaux Parisiens Port anytime within operating hours - 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Your ticket is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. Cruises depart every 30 minutes during the summer, and every hour during winter months.
Enter the Orsay Museum at Gate C to redeem your priority access entry. (Don't forget to bring a printout.) Your ticket is valid for 3 months from the date of purchase. If visiting the Louvre Museum, redeem your tickets at the entrance next to the Palais Royal Musee du Louvre metro station. Your ticket is valid for one year from the date of purchase.
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