The Ultimate Guide to Seine River Cruises in Paris


Batobus Paris – The Complete guide to the popular Cruise in Paris!

Batobus Paris - The Complete guide to the popular Cruise in Paris!

With 9 location stops in central Paris and frequency of every 20 minutes, Batobus Paris is the best Seine River Cruise you can get when traveling Paris. So what is the tickets Price? Where you can buy tickets? How do you find the map and the Route? and Where is the stations? Check this Ultimate Guide for Batobus Paris!

There are many Cruise types you can find on the Seine River in Paris, but one of the best and most popular Cruise is the Batobus (Boat Bus) cruise which offer a delightful and enjoyable  boat trip along the Seine River with a Hop-on-Hop-Off service that let you choose your own itinerary at your own pace.
In this guide, we have gathered all the details about Batobus Paris, including ticket prices, where to buy them, the route map, stops and stations, frequency and time, and many more essential tips. Take a couple of minutes, and let’s go!

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Batobus Stops - What is Batobus 9 Stations?

As mentioned, Batobus offers 9 stops where you can hop-on and hop-off at your own pace and in your own free time. These 9 stops are located in central places around Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, and more

Here are the Batobus 9 stations:

  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Hôtel de Ville
  • Louvre
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Tour Eiffel
  • Invalides
  • Musée d’Orsay
  • Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Notre Dame

How long does Batobus route take?

The Batobus route takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete, from start to finish. There is en approximate 10 to 15 minutes between each stops.

Here is a table of the approximate travel times between each stop:

Stop Travel Time
Jardin des Plantes 0 minutes
Hôtel de Ville 15 minutes
Louvre 25 minutes
Place de la Concorde 35 minutes
Tour Eiffel 45 minutes
Invalides 55 minutes
Musée d’Orsay 65 minutes
Saint-Germain-des-Prés 75 minutes
Notre Dame 85 minutes

What is Batobus Frequency?

The Batobus frequency varies depending on the time of year. During the low season (November to mid-April), boats depart every 25 minutes. During the high season (mid-April to October), boats depart every 15 minutes.

Here is a table of the Batobus frequency by time of year:

Time of YearFrequency
Low Season (November to mid-April)Every 25 minutes
High Season (mid-April to October)Every 15 minutes

What is Batobus tickets price?

The price of Batobus tickets is not too expensive with 19€ for the cheapest option (Tickets for 1 day). Please note that tickets prices may change depending on the time of year. Also, Children under the age of 3 can get free access.

Here is a full list table of the Batobus ticket prices:

Batobus Type of TicketPriceValid For
1 Day Pass€1924 hours
2 Days Pass€2348 hours
Annual Pass€70365 days
Child (3-15 years old)€924 hours
Toddlers (0-2 years old)FreeN/A

Batobus Tickets - Where should you buy tickets?

Batobus tickets can be purchased by tickets offices, but I wouldn’t recommend it as tickets line can be very long at high season.
Best option is to buy tickets online and skip the line with a digital tickets. Just show your smartphone with your tickets, and get started right away.
You can find many websites which offer digital skip the line tickets to Batobus Paris. Tiqets for example is a very popular website that sells tickets with a nice and easy platform. GetyourGuide is also a very good site to buy from tickets to Batobus.
Here is a full list of website that offer batobus tickets with price:
Website Type of Ticket Price
Batobus 1 Day Pass €19
GetYourGuide 1 Day Pass €19
Viator 1 Day Pass €19
ParisCityVision 1 Day Pass €19
Klook 1 Day Pass €18
Batobus 2 Days Pass €23
GetYourGuide 2 Days Pass €23
Viator 2 Days Pass €23
ParisCityVision 2 Days Pass €23
Klook 2 Days Pass €22
Batobus Annual Pass €70
GetYourGuide Annual Pass €70
Viator Annual Pass €70
ParisCityVision Annual Pass €70
Klook Annual Pass €68

Batobus Route Map

batobus route map

Batobus Paris FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about Batobus in Paris:

Batobus operates from morning until late evening allowing you to enjoy the beautiful city lights once the sun sets.

Batobus stops running at 7:00 PM during the summer season (April to October) and 6:00 PM during the winter season (November to March). The last boat leaves from the Eiffel Tower stop at 6:45 PM during the summer season and 5:45 PM during the winter season.

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