How to get to Arc de Triomphe in Paris using public transport



The Arc de Triomphe is the famous monumental triumphal arch commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte located on the axis that goes through to the Louvre Museum, and here you can enjoy panoramic views from the top, discover the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Eternal Flame. Therefore, below you can see how to get to the Arc de Triomphe with maps, timetables and visitor plans that can be downloaded in PDF or image formats for you PC or mobile device.

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Arc de Triomphe transport map of Metro lines, trains and bus lines with stops, connections and street plan

How to get to Arc de Triomphe transport map
Here we have a street map showing the location of train and Metro stations along with bus stops for all the different Paris buses that converge the area around the Arc de Triomphe, which includes daytime and Noctilien night buses, tour companies and dedicated shuttle buses that will get you to and from the Paris Airports of Orly and CDG.

How to get to Arc de Triomphe public transport maps available:


Arc de Triomphe public transport map - PDF (5.162 MB - with links to all transport maps)
Arc de Triomphe public transport map - Image (2.893 MB)
Arc de Triomphe in Paris

Arc de Triomphe Metro lines

Paris Metro Line 1 stations, connections and points of interest

Paris Metro Line 1 stops, connections and POI
These maps show the Metro line 1, which travels from the business district of La Defense by the Grande Arche and is great for getting to Chateau de Vincennes, which is the terminus by the medieval Paris castle, and one of the stops on route is called the Charles de Gaulle Etoile Metro station located underneath the Arc de Triomphe.

In fact, the Metro station used to be called just Etoile, being a star, representing the wide avenues that converge on this intersection, which is one of the largest and most notorious in the world, yet it was in 1970 that the Metro station and the square were renamed Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, named after the French General, leader of the Free French Forces and French President during World War II.

Metro Line 1 stops:


La Defense, Esplanade de La Defense, Pont de Neuilly, Les Sablons, Porte Maillot, Argentine, Charles de Gaulle Etoile, George V, Franklin D Roosevelt, Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau, Concorde, Tuileries, Palais Royal - Musee du Louvre, Louvre - Rivoli, Chatelet, Hotel de Ville, Saint-Paul, Bastille, Gare de Lyon, Reuilly - Diderot, Nation, Porte de Vincennes, Saint-Mande, Berault, Chateau de Vincennes.

Metro line 1 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14.
Train Lines: A, B, C, D, L, R, U.
Tram Lines: T2, T3a, T3b.

Metro line 1 map formats available:


Paris Metro Line 1 - PDF (standard map - 0.168 MB)
Paris Metro Line 1 - PDF (with additional points of interest - 0.198 MB)
Paris Metro Line 1 - Image (standard map - 0.335 MB)
Paris Metro Line 1 - Image (with additional points of interest - size 0.515 MB)

Paris Metro Line 2 stations, connections and points of interest

Paris Metro Line 2 stops, connections and POI
Although, the Metro Line 2 goes from Porte Dauphine through to Nation with many Metro stops on route that have transport connections including the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile Metro station located under the Arc de Triomphe, which was the triumphal arch commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte after his victory at the Battle of Austerlitz.

As a point of interest, you will also get to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in memory of those that lost their lives during World War I and the Eternal Flame, which is rekindled in a ceremony every evening at 6:30pm, and also re-lit symbolically in a ceremony with each newly elected president.

Metro Line 2 stops:


Porte Dauphine, Victor Hugo, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, Ternes, Courcelles, Monceau, Villiers, Rome, Place de Clichy, Blanche, Pigalle, Anvers, Barbes - Rochechouart, La Chapelle, Stalingrad, Jaures, Colonel Fabien, Belleville, Couronnes, Menilmontant, Pere Lachaise, Philippe Auguste, Alexandre Dumas, Avron, Nation.

Metro line 2 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7bis, 9, 11, 12, 13.
Train Lines: A, B, C, D, E, H, K, Funiculaire du Montmartre.

Metro line 2 map formats available:


Paris Metro Line 2 - PDF (standard map - 0.127 MB)
Paris Metro Line 2 - PDF (with additional points of interest - 0.169 MB)
Paris Metro Line 2 - Image (standard map - 0.333 MB)
Paris Metro Line 2 - Image (with additional points of interest - 0.464 MB)

Paris Metro Line 6 stations, connections and points of interest

Paris Metro Line 6 stops, connections and POI
Whereas the Metro Line 6 goes between the transport hub of Nation and Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, which is the Metro station at the Arc de Triomphe we have already mentioned, but this Paris Metro line is also how to get to the Eiffel Tower and many other tourist attractions.

But getting back to the Arc de Triomphe, you may be pleased to know that there is a museum located inside along with telescopes on the viewing platform, which is also now accessible to the disabled with a lift having been installed rather than negotiating numerous steps.

Metro line 6 stops:


Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, Kleber, Boissiere, Trocadero, Passy, Bir-Hakeim, Dupleix, La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle, Cambronne, Sevres - Lecourbe, Pasteur, Montparnasse - Bienvenue, Edgar Quinet, Raspail, Denfert-Rochereau, Saint-Jacques, Glaciere, Corvisart, Place d'Italie, Nationale, Chevaleret, Quai de la Gare, Bercy, Dugommier, Daumesnil, Bel-Air, Picpus, Nation.

Metro line 6 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14.
Train Lines: A, B, C, N.
Bus Line: OrlyBus.

Metro line 6 map formats available:


Paris Metro Line 6 - PDF (standard map - 0.143 MB)
Paris Metro Line 6 - PDF (with additional points of interest - 0.194 MB)
Paris Metro Line 6 - Image (standard map - 0.345 MB)
Paris Metro Line 6 - Image (with additional points of interest - 0.516 MB)

Arc de Triomphe train lines

Red RER A train line map showing station stops, line branches, transport connections and zones

RER A train map with line branches, connections and zones
Here you can see the RER A train line that travels from central Paris at places like Paris Gare de Lyon, Chatelet Les Halles and Auber, in addition to the Charles de Gaulle Etoile train station, and the RER A line goes to the outskirts of the Paris region including being a way of getting to Disneyland Paris.

Paris RER A train line stops:


Cergy le Haut*, Cergy Saint-Christophe, Cergy Prefecture, Neuville Universite, Conflans Fin d’Oise, Acheres Ville, Maisons-Laffitte, Sartrouville, Houilles - Carrieres sur Seine, Nanterre Prefecture, La Defense (Grande Arche), Charles de Gaulle Etoile, Auber, Chatelet Les Halles, Paris Gare de Lyon, Nation, Vincennes, Val de Fontenay, Neuilly Plaisance, Bry sur Marne, Noisy le Grand - Mont d’Est, Noisy Champs, Noisiel, Lognes, Torcy, Bussy Saint-Georges, Val d’Europe, Marne la Vallee - Chessy (Parcs Disneyland)*, Poissy*, Acheres - Grand Cormier, Saint-Germain en Laye*, Le Vesinet Le Pecq, Le Vesinet Centre, Chatou Croissy, Rueil Malmaison, Nanterre Ville, Nanterre University, Fontenay sous Bois, Nogent sur Marne, Joinville le Pont, Saint-Maur - Creteil, Le Parc de Saint-Maur, Champigny, La Varenne - Chennevieres, Sucy Bonneuil, Boissy Saint-Leger*.

* Terminus Points.

Paris RER A train line main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14.
Train Lines: B, D, E, J, L, R, U, TGV.
Tram Line: T2.

Paris RER A train line maps available:


RER A train line map - PDF (standard quality - 0.131 MB)
RER A train line map - PDF (high quality - 0.582 MB)
RER A train line map - Image (standard quality - 0.262 MB)
RER A train line map - Image (high quality - 0.527 MB)

Arc de Triomphe daytime bus lines

RATP Paris bus line 22 with stops, connections and street plan

Paris Bus Line 22 Map With Stops And Connections
You will find that the Paris bus line 22 travels from Porte de Saint-Cloud through to Gare Saint-Lazare train station, although as you can tell from the bus maps and timetables, sometimes it only travels through to Charles de Gaulle Etoile where there is a bus stop on the Avenue Hoche for getting to the Arc de Triomphe.

Paris bus line 22 stops:


Porte de Saint-Cloud, Porte de Saint-Cloud - Murat, Versailles - Chardon-Lagache, Versailles - Exelmans**, Jouvenet*, Victorien Sardou**, Chardon-Lagache - Molitor*, Wilhem**, Pont Mirabeau**, Eglise d’Auteuil, George Sand - La Fontaine**, Perrichont*, Jasmin**, Theophile Gautier - Rue Gros*, Place du Docteur Hayem - Radio France*, Assomption - Radio France*, Ranelagh**, Les Vignes - Boulainvilliers RER*, La Muette - Boulainvilliers, Place Possoz, La Tour, Scheffer, Trocadero, Kleber - Boissiere, Kleber - Paul Valery, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Kleber, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, Hoche - Saint-Honore, Friedland - Haussmann, Haussmann - Courcelles, Haussmann - Miromesnil, Saint-Augustin - La Boetie*, Saint-Augustin, Pasquier - Anjou*, Gare Saint-Lazare.

* Stop served in direction of Porte de Saint-Cloud.
** Stop served in direction of Gare Saint-Lazare.

Paris bus line 22 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14.
Train Lines: A, C, E, J, L.

Paris bus 22 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 22 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.564 MB)
RATP Bus Line 22 map - PDF (high quality - 1.143 MB)
RATP Bus Line 22 map - Image (standard quality - 0.452 MB)
RATP Bus Line 22 map - Image (high quality - 0.852 MB)

Paris bus 22 timetables:


RATP Bus 22 timetables - PDF (1.492 MB)
RATP Bus 22 timetables - Image (1.326 MB)

RATP Paris bus line 30 with stops, connections and route plan

Paris Bus Line 30 Map With Stops And Connections
Yet these maps and timetables show the RATP Paris bus line 30 travelling from Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou to Pigalle in the Montmartre area, and as you can see at the Arc de Triomphe there is the bus stop Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Kleber or the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Wagram on the opposite side of the intersection, both of which will get you to this historical triumphal arch.

Paris bus line 30 stops:


Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Rue Leblanc, Leblanc - Delbarre*, Place Balard, Parc Andre Citroen, Cauchy, Javel, Pont de Grenelle-Place Fernand Forest*, Linois - Emeriau*, Bibliotheque A. Chedid*, Bir-Hakeim, Tour Eiffel, Varsovie, Trocadero, Albert de Mun, Kleber - Boissiere, Kleber - Paul Valery, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Kleber, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Wagram, Ternes, Courcelles, Monceau, Malesherbes - Courcelles, Villiers, Rome - Batignolles, Turin - Batignolles, Place de Clichy, Place de Clichy - Caulincourt**, Blanche, Pigalle.

* Served in direction of Pigale
** Served in direction of Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou

Paris bus line 30 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13.
Train Lines: A, C.
Tram Line: T3a.

Paris bus 30 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 30 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.499 MB)
RATP Bus Line 30 map - PDF (high quality - 0.993 MB)
RATP Bus Line 30 map - Image (standard quality - 0.444 MB)
RATP Bus Line 30 map - Image (high quality - 0.876 MB)

Paris bus 30 timetables:


RATP Bus 30 timetables - PDF (1.404 MB)
RATP Bus 30 timetables - Image (1.303 MB)
Arc de Triomphe internal arches

RATP Paris bus line 31 with stops, connections and street plan

Paris Bus Line 31 Map With Stops And Connections
Although the Paris bus line 31 travels from Gare de l'Est train station through to Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, and just like the bus route above, this is the bus stop you would need in order to access the Arc de Triomphe with the museum detailing its rich history along with the impressive views from the top of the landmark.

Paris bus line 31 stops:


Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Wagram, Hoche - Saint-Honore, Ternes, Wagram - Courcelles, Wagram - Prony, Jouffroy d’Abbans - Villiers, Jouffroy d’Abbans - Malesherbes, Jouffroy d’Abbans - Tocqueville, Pont Cardinet, Parc Martin Luther King, Brochant - Cardinet, Moines - Davy, Guy Moquet, Vauvenargues, Damremont - Ordener, Duhesme - Le Ruisseau, Mairie du 18e - Jules Joffrin, Marcadet - Poissonniers, Chateau Rouge, Barbes - Rochechouart, Magenta - Maubeuge - Gare du Nord, La Fayette - Magenta - Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est.

Paris bus line 31 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13.
Train Lines: A, B, C, D, E, H, J, K, L, P.

Paris bus 31 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 31 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.226 MB)
RATP Bus Line 31 map - PDF (high quality - 1.064 MB)
RATP Bus Line 31 map - Image (standard quality - 0.229 MB)
RATP Bus Line 31 map - Image (high quality - 0.791 MB)

Paris bus 31 timetables:


RATP Bus 31 timetables - PDF (1.470 MB)
RATP Bus 31 timetables - Image (1.272 MB)

RATP Paris bus line 52 with stops, connections and route plan

Paris Bus Line 52 Map With Stops And Connections
Whereas here you have the bus line 52 run by RATP that travels between Parc de Saint-Cloud and Opera - Rue Halevy, but as you can see from the maps and timetables there are some stops only served in a particular direction and only a partial service at certain times going to Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, which is in fact the stop you would need for the Arc de Triomphe on the Avenue Hoche.

Paris bus line 52 stops:


Parc de Saint-Cloud, La Colline**, Pont de Saint-Cloud - Rive Gauche**, Pont de Saint-Cloud - Albert Kahn, Rhin et Danube - Metro, Rue de Silly, Rue de Billancourt, Jean Jaures, Rue de l’Est, Denfert-Rochereau, La Tourelle, Porte Molitor, Porte d’Auteuil***, Gare d’Auteuil, Michel-Ange - Auteuil, Mozart - La Fontaine*, Eglise d’Auteuil**, George Sand - La Fontaine*, Perrichont**, Leopold II*, La Fontaine - Radio France**, Rodin**, Ranelagh**, Assomption - Radio France*, Les Vignes - Boulainvilliers*, La Muette - Boulainvilliers, Nicolo - Jean Richepin, Pompe - Mairie du 16e, Lycee Janson de Sailly, Place Jean Monnet, Bugeaud, Victor Hugo - Poincare, Victor Hugo - Paul Valery, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Victor Hugo, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Friedland***, Hoche - Saint-Honore, Friedland - Haussmann, Haussmann - Courcelles, Saint-Philippe du Roule, La Boetie - Percier*, Matignon - Saint-Honore**, Haussmann - Miromesnil**, Saint-Augustin - La Boetie*, Saint-Augustin**, Anjou - Chaveau Lagarde, Madeleine - Malesherbes*, Madeleine, Capucines - Caumartin, Opera - Rue de la Paix**, Opera*, Opera - Rue Halevy.

* Stop served in direction of Parc de Saint-Cloud.
** Stop served in direction of Opera - Rue Halevy.
*** Only a partial service operates in the evening between Porte d'Auteuil and Charles de Gaulle Etoile - Friedland.

Paris bus line 52 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14.
Train Lines: A, C.
Tram Line: T2.

Paris bus 52 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 52 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.619 MB)
RATP Bus Line 52 map - PDF (high quality - 1.299 MB)
RATP Bus Line 52 map - Image (standard quality - 0.490 MB)
RATP Bus Line 52 map - Image (high quality - 0.938 MB)

Paris bus 52 timetables:


RATP Bus 52 timetables - PDF (1.614 MB)
RATP Bus 52 timetables - Image (1.410 MB)

RATP Paris bus line 73 with stops, connections and street plan

Paris Bus Line 73 Map With Stops And Connections
Here you have the RATP bus line 73 maps and timetables showing the route travelling from Musee d'Orsay to La Garenne-Colombes - Charlebourg on a Monday to Saturday except for French National holidays, yet on a Sunday and holidays the terminus is La Defense, which is how to get to the Grande Arche, but for the Arc de Triomphe you would need the bus stop on the Avenue de la Grande Armee of the Avenue des Champs-Elysees bus stop on the opposite side of the star intersection.

Paris bus line 73 stops:


La Garenne-Colombes - Charlebourg***, Nordmann***, Les Fauvelles***, Puvis de Chavannes***, Rue des Etudiants***, Leonardo de Vinci***, Faubourg de l’Arche** ***, Caron***, La Defense, Gambetta*, Boieldieu**, Alsace*, Gallieni**, Bellini**, Pont de Neuilly - Rive Gauche, Pont de Neuilly, Les Graviers, Rue de l’Hotel de Ville, Les Sablons, Marche, Montrosier*, Andre Maurois**, Palais des Congres**, Porte Maillot**, Porte Maillot - Palais des Congres*, Argentine, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Gde Armee, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Champs-Elysees, George V, La Boetie - Champs-Elysees, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees, Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau, Concorde - Cours la Reine, Concorde*, Assemblee Nationale, Lille - Universite**, Musee d'Orsay.

* Stop served in direction of La Garenne-Colombes - Charlebourg or La Defense.
** Stop served in direction of Musee d'Orsay.
*** Not served on a Sunday or French holidays.

Paris bus line 73 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13.
Train Lines: A, C, L, U.
Tram Line: T2.

Paris bus 73 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 73 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.555 MB)
RATP Bus Line 73 map - PDF (high quality - 1.100 MB)
RATP Bus Line 73 map - Image (standard quality - 0.483 MB)
RATP Bus Line 73 map - Image (high quality - 0.953 MB)

Paris bus 73 timetables:


RATP Bus 73 timetables - PDF (1.545 MB)
RATP Bus 73 timetables - Image (1.389 MB)

RATP Paris bus line 92 with stops, connections and street plan

Paris Bus Line 92 Map With Stops And Connections
However, the RATP Paris bus line 92 with its various transport connections on route, goes between Porte de Champerret and Porte d'Orleans, and as you can see from the maps and timetables, there are two bus stops either side of the Arc de Triomphe called the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Mac Mahon stop and the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Marceau bus stop, yet this is also an option for getting to Les Invalides utilising the Ecole Militaire stop along with other tourist attractions.

Paris bus line 92 stops:


Porte de Champerret, Porte de Courcelles*, Pereire - Le Chatelier*, Pereire*, Pereire - Marechal Juin, Pierre Demours, Ternes - Mac Mahon, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Mac Mahon, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Marceau, Bassano, Marceau - P. 1er de Serbie - Pl. de Beyrouth, Alma - Marceau, Bosquet - Rapp, Bosquet - Saint-Dominique, Bosquet - Grenelle, Ecole Militaire, Vauban - Hotel des Invalides, Saint-Francois-Xavier, Oudinot, Duroc, Maine - Vaugirard, Montparnasse - Alencon, Montparnasse - Rue du Depart, Gare Montparnasse, Gaite, Losserand - Maine, Chateau - Mairie du 14e, Mairie du 14e, Alesia - Maine, Alesia - General Leclerc, Porte d'Orleans.

* A direction dependant stop.

Paris bus line 92 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13.
Train Lines: A, C, N.
Tram Line: T3a.

Paris bus 92 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 92 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.550 MB)
RATP Bus Line 92 map - PDF (high quality - 1.149 MB)
RATP Bus Line 92 map - Image (standard quality - 0.465 MB)
RATP Bus Line 92 map - Image (high quality - 0.883 MB)

Paris bus 92 timetables:


RATP Bus 92 timetables - PDF (1.547 MB)
RATP Bus 92 timetables - Image (1.407 MB)

RATP Paris bus line 341 with stops, connections and street plan

Paris Bus Line 341 Map With Stops And Connections
Going from Porte de Clignancourt - Croisset the Paris bus line 341 travels to Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, which is the bus stop located on the Avenue Foche that you would need for getting to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Eternal Flame, but please take note of the maps and timetables, as this bus route also travels into ticket tariff zone 2.

Paris bus line 341 stops:


Charles de Gaulle - Etoile, Ternes, Ternes - Mac-Mahon, Pereire - Marechal Juin, Pereire, Porte d’Asnieres, Marguerite Long, Alsace, Gare de Clichy - Levallois, Henri Barbusse - Jean Jaures, Landy - Martre (Mairie de Clichy), Bateliers, Villeneuve - General Leclerc, Hopital Beaujon, Claude Debussy, Rue Pierre, Cimetiere, Fondation Roguet, Citroen, Georges Boisseau, Victor Hugo - Sanzillon, Touzet - Gaillard, Floreal, Colisee, Bois Le Pretre, Epinettes - Pouchet, Toulouse-Lautrec, Porte de St-Ouen, Angelique Compoint, Porte de Clignancourt, Poissonniers - Cocteau, Porte de Clignancourt - Croisset.

Paris bus line 341 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 13.
Train Lines: A, C, J, L.
Tram Line: T3b.
Bus Lines: 22, 30, 31, 52, 53, 54, 56, 66, 73, 74, 81, 84, 85, 92, 93, 94, 98 (PC), 137, 138, 166, 174, 255, 274, 340, La Traverse (513), Les Abeilles, Navette, TUC Est (574), TUC Ouest (574), OpenTour.

Paris bus 341 route maps available:


RATP Bus Line 341 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.261 MB)
RATP Bus Line 341 map - PDF (high quality - 1.207 MB)
RATP Bus Line 341 map - Image (standard quality - 0.471 MB)
RATP Bus Line 341 map - Image (high quality - 0.930 MB)

Paris bus 341 timetables:


RATP Bus 341 timetables - PDF (1.812 MB)
RATP Bus 341 timetables - Image (1.498 MB)
Eternal flame at Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe night bus lines

Paris Noctilien night bus N11 map with stops and transport connections

Paris Noctilien Night Bus Line N11 Map With Stops And Connections
Noctilien is the Paris night bus service that operates from around 12:30am to 5:30am when other Paris transport has finished for the night, and here you can see the Noctilien N11 night bus line going from Pont de Neuilly to Chateau de Vincennes stopping at transport hubs such as Chatelet and Gare de Lyon - Diderot plus there are two stops either side of the Arc de Triomphe being the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Grande Armme and the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Champs-Elysees.

Paris night bus line N11 stops:


Pont de Neuilly, Les Graviers, Rue de l'Hotel de Ville, Les Sablons, Marche, Andre Maurois**, Montrosier*, Porte Maillot - Palais des Congres*, Palais des Congres**, Porte Maillot**, Argentine, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Grande Armee, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Champs-Elysees, George V, La Boetie - Champs-Elysees, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees, Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau, Concorde - Cours la Reine, Concorde*, Concorde - Quai des Tuileries**, Castiglione*, Pont de Solferino - Quai des Tuileries**, Pyramides - Tuileries*, Pont Royal**, Palais Royal - Musee du Louvre*, Quai Francois Mitterrand**, Louvre - Rivoli*, Pont des Arts**, Rivoli - Pont Neuf*, Pont Neuf - Quai du Louvre**, Chatelet - Quai de Gesvres**, Chatelet*, Hotel de Ville, Rue Vieille du Temple - Mairie du 4e*, Rue de Jouy**, Saint-Paul, Birague, Bastille - Rue Saint-Antoine, Bastille, Lyon - Ledru-Rollin, Gare de Lyon - Diderot, Daumesnil - Diderot, Hopital Saint-Antoine, Reuilly - Diderot, Pierre Bourdan, Nation - Diderot, Nation - Trone, Marsoulan, Pyrenees - Docteur Netter, Porte de Vincennes, Saint-Mande - Tourelle**, Aubert, Berault, Vignerons, Avenue du Chateau, Chateau de Vincennes.

* In direction of Pont de Neuilly.
* In direction of Chateau de Vincennes.

Paris night bus line N11 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13.
Train Lines: A, C.
Tram Lines: T3a, T3b.
Bus Lines: N01, N02, N12, N13, N14, N15, N16, N21, N22, N23, N24, N31, N32, N33, N34, N35, N122, N130, N131, N132, N133, N134, N144, N153.

Paris night bus N11 route maps available:


Noctilien Night Bus Line N11 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.260 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N11 map - PDF (high quality - 1.148 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N11 map - Image (standard quality - 0.428 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N11 map - Image (high quality - 0.831 MB)

Paris night bus N11 timetables:


Noctilien Night Bus N11 timetables - PDF (1.714 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus N11 timetables - Image (1.480 MB)

Paris Noctilien night bus N24 map with stops and transport connections

Paris Noctilien Night Bus Line N24 Map With Stops And Connections
Whereas the Noctilien night bus line N24 travels between Sartrouville RER in tariff zone 4 and Chatelet in ticket tariff zone 1, which is one of the options for how to get to Palais des Congres and the Palais Royal - Musee du Louvre in addition to the Arc de Triomphe via the same night bus stops as for Noctililen line N11.

Paris night bus line N24 stops:


Satrouville RER, Poste, Stalingrad, Jean Mermoz, Voltaire, Edouard Vaillant, Eglise, Picardie, Charles de Gaulle, Quatre Chemins, Rue de Chatou, Clemenceau, Condorcet, Val Notre-Dame, La Berthie, Albert 1er, Place des Droits de l'Homme, La Grace de Dieu, Pont de Bezons, Parc Pierre Lagravere, Victor Basch, Jacqueline Auriol, Gare de La Garenne-Colombes, La Garenne-Colombes - Charlebourg, Nordmann, Les Fauvelles, Dieppe, Faubourg de l'Arche, Caron, La Defense, Boieldieu**, Gallieni**, Gambetta*, Bellini**, Alsace*, Pont de Neuilly - Rive Gauche, Pont de Neuilly - Metro, Les Graviers, Rue de l'Hotel de Ville, Les Sablons, Marche, Montrosier*, Andre Maurois**, Porte Maillot - Palais de Congres*, Palais de Congres*, Porte Maillot*, Argentine, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Grande Armee, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Champs-Elysees, George V, La Boetie - Champs-Elysees, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysees, Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau, Concorde - Cours la Reine, Concorde*, Concorde - Quai des Tuileries**, Castiglione*, Pont de Solferino - Quai des Tuileries**, Pyramides - Tuileries*, Pont Royal**, Palais Royal - Musee du Louvre*, Quai Francois Mitterrand**, Pont des Arts**, Louvre - Rivoli*, Rivoli - Pont Neuf*, Pont Neuf - Quai du Louvre**, Chatelet - Quai de Gesvres**, Chatelet.

* Stop served in direction of Sartrouville RER.
** Stop served in direction of Chatelet.

Paris night bus line N24 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14.
Train Lines: A, B, C, D, J, L, U.
Tram Line: T2.
Bus Lines: N01, N02, N11, N12, N13, N14, N15, N16, N21, N22, N23, N122, N153.

Paris night bus N24 route maps available:


Noctilien Night Bus Line N24 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.454 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N24 map - PDF (high quality - 1.096 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N24 map - Image (standard quality - 0.454 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N24 map - Image (high quality - 0.853 MB)

Paris night bus N24 timetables:


Noctilien Night Bus N24 timetables - PDF (1.463 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus N24 timetables - Image (1.365 MB)

Paris Noctilien night bus N53 map with stops and transport connections

Paris Noctilien Night Bus Line N53 Map With Stops And Connections
Yet here you have the Noctilien line N53 night bus that travels from Nanterre - Anatole France to Gare Saint-Lazare, and this is a way of getting to the Hippodrome de Longchamp horse racing course or the Bois de Boulogne, yet when it comes to reaching the Arc de Triomphe and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, you would need either the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Kleber or Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Friedland night bus stops.

Paris night bus line N53 stops:


Nanterre - Anatole France, Nanterre - Universite RER, Soufflot, Prefecture des Hauts-de-Seine, Nanterre - Prefecture RER, Esplanade Charles de Gaulle, Prefecture des Hauts-de-Seine, Joliot-Curie - Courbevoie, Palais des Sports, Mairie de Nanterre, Sadi Carnot - Joliot-Curie, Place de la Boule - Joliot-Curie, Place de la Boule - Joffre, Sainte-Genevieve, Boulevard National, Gabriel Peri, Le Gue, Hopital Stell, Place Richelieu, Zurich, Place Besche, Dunant, Lieutenant-Colonel de Montbrison, Place de la Paix, Place Jean Jaures, Croix du Roy, Val d’Or, Garibaldi, Longchamp, De Gaulle, Rue des Bourets - Pont de Suresnes, Les Moulins - Camping, La Muette - Boulainvilliers, Place Possoz, Scheffer, Trocadero, Kleber - Paul Valery, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Kleber, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Friedland, Balzac, Haussmann - Miromesnil, Saint-Augustin, Saint-Augustin - La Boetie, Pasquier - Anjou, Gare Saint-Lazare.

Paris night bus line N53 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14.
Train Lines: A, E, J, L.
Bus lines: N01, N02, N11, N15, N16, N24, N51, N52, N150, N151, N152, N153, N154.

Paris night bus N53 route maps available:


Noctilien Night Bus Line N53 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.201 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N53 map - PDF (high quality - 0.845 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N53 map - Image (standard quality - 0.310 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N53 map - Image (high quality - 0.598 MB)

Paris night bus N53 timetables:


Noctilien Night Bus N53 timetables - PDF (1.855 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus N53 timetables - Image (1.526 MB)

Paris Noctilien night bus N151 map with stops and transport connections

Paris Noctilien Night Bus Line N151 Map With Stops And Connections
However, the Noctilien N151 night bus line has a stop called Charles de Gaulle - Frieldland on the Avenue de Friedland close to the star intersection that is home to the famous historical monument and this night bus line goes from Gare Saint-Lazare to Gare de Mantes la Jolie, stopping at many other train stations on route.

Paris night bus line N151 stops:


Gare St-Lazare, Charles de Gaulle Friedland, Porte Maillot - RER, Orgeval Novotel Pont A13*, Gare de Villennes sur Seine, Gare de Poissy, Carrieres sous Poissy, Triel sur Seine, Gare de Vermouillet Vermeuil, Verneuil La Faisanderie, Gare des Clairieres de Verneuil, Gare des Mureaux, Les Mureaux Sablons, Gare de Mantes Station, Gare de Mantes La Jolie.

* Only served in the direction of Gare de Mantes La Jolie.

Paris night bus line N151 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14.
Train lines: E, J, L.
Bus Lines: N01, N02, N11, N15, N16, N24, N51, N52, N53, N150, N152, N153, N154.

Paris night bus N151 route maps available:


Noctilien Night Bus Line N151 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.171 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N151 map - PDF (high quality - 0.735 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N151 map - Image (standard quality - 0.278 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N151 map - Image (high quality - 0.556 MB)

Paris night bus N151 timetables:


Noctilien Night Bus N151 timetables - PDF (3.923 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus N151 timetables - Image (2.068 MB)

Paris Noctilien night bus N153 map with stops and transport connections

Paris Noctilien Night Bus Line N153 Map With Stops And Connections
Although the Noctilien line N153 travels from Gare Saint-Lazare to Saint-Germain-en-Laye RER, and as you can see from the night bus maps and timetables with the various transport connections also shown, there is the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Friedland stop for getting from or to the Arc de Triomphe.

Paris night bus line N153 stops:


Saint-Germain-en-Laye RER, Le Vesinet - Le Pecq RER, Hotel de Ville - Le Vesinet Centre RER, Mairie - Chatou - Croissy RER, Rueil-Malmaison RER, Jules Quentin - Nanterre - Ville RER, Pont de Neuilly, Porte Maillot - Palais des Congres, Porte Maillot, Charles de Gaulle - Etoile - Friedland, Gare Saint-Lazare.

Paris night bus line N153 main transport connections:


Metro Lines: 1, 3, 9, 12, 13, 14.
Train Lines: C, E, J, L.
Bus Lines: N01, N02, N11, N15, N16, N24, N51, N52, N53, N150, N151, N152, N154.

Paris night bus N153 route maps available:


Noctilien Night Bus Line N153 map - PDF (standard quality - 0.152 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N153 map - PDF (high quality - 0.604 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N153 map - Image (standard quality - 0.256 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus Line N153 map - Image (high quality - 0.476 MB)

Paris night bus N153 timetables:


Noctilien Night Bus N153 timetables - PDF (1.595 MB)
Noctilien Night Bus N153 timetables - Image (1.348 MB)

Arc de Triomphe sightseeing tour buses

Paris Open Tour bus sightseeing tour map for Blue, Red and Green bus lines with stops and timetables

Paris Open Tour bus map
If you like the idea of a sightseeing bus tour for getting to see many of the tourist attractions around the city, there is the great option of Open Tour, which is a hop on and hop off sightseeing bus tour company. With numerous stops at strategic locations like Bastille, Musee du Louvre, obviously the Eiffel Tower and numerous others.

So, when it comes to getting to the Arc de Triomphe, you would need the Blue Line and stop 12 called the Champs-Elysees - Open Tour Kiosque stop located at 125 Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008, which as you can see from the route map, is the stop after it has gone up the famous tree-lined avenue and around the Arc de Triomphe roundabout.

See more information on Open Tour sightseeing bus routes

Open Tour Blue bus tour stops:


1: Haussman - Opera - Visitor centre - 13 Rue Auber, 75009
2: Opera - 4 Septembre - 49 Avenue de l'Opera, 75002
3: Palais-Royal - Comedie Francaise - 3 Avenue de l'Opera, 75002
4: Musee du Louvre - Place du Carrousel, 75001
5: Pont Neuf - Quai des Orfevres - Face au 64 Quai des Orfevres, 75001
6: Notre-Dame - Visitor Centre - 4 Rue du Petit Pont, 75005
7: Musee d'Orsay - 8 Quai Anatole France, 75007
8: Concorde - 12 Place de la Concorde, 75008
9: Champs-Elysees - Grand Palais - 14 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008
10: Champs-Elysees - Disney Store - 60 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008
11: Champs-Elysees - George V - 116 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008
12: Champs-Elysees - Open Tour Kiosque - 125 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008
13: Trocadero - Avenue du President Wilson, 75016
14: Tour Eiffel - 69 Quai Branly, 75007
15: Pont de l'Alma - 87 Quai Branly, 75007
16: Pont Alexandre III - Invalides - 41 Quai d'Orsay, 75007
17: Concorde-Royale - 4 Rue Royale, 75008
18: Madeleine - 18 Place de la Madeleine, 75008

Paris Open Tour bus sightseeing tour maps with stops and timetables:


Open Tour Bus Map and Timetables - PDF (4.434 MB)
Open Tour Bus Map and Timetables - Image (4.810 MB)

Big Bus Paris sightseeing tour map for Red and Blue bus lines with stops and timetables

Big Bus Paris tour map for Red and Blue lines
Additionally, you have the Big Bus Paris sightseeing tour company that also offers a hop on and hop off bus tour service, with the stop you would need being on the Red Route and stop 8, which is called the Champs-Elysees stop at 156 Avenue des Champs-Elysees that facing the Arc de Triomphe by Rue de Tilsitt.

See more information on Big Bus sightseeing bus routes

Big Bus Paris Red Route stops:


1: Tour Eiffel - Quai Branly, Entree 2 Tour Eiffel
2: Champ de Mars - Avenue Joseph Bouvard
3: Opera Garnier - Facing 15 Rue Scribe (next to the RoissyBus airport shuttle bus stop)
4: Louvre - Pyramide / Big Bus Information Centre - 11 Avenue de l’Opera (by Big Bus information center)
5: Louvre - Pont des Arts - Quai Francois Mitterrand (near Pont des Arts)
6: Notre Dame - 3 Rue Lagrange (outside souvenir shop, opposite Square Rene Viviani)
7: Musee d'Orsay - 58 Place Henry de Montherlant (facing the museum by Quai Anatole France)
8: Champs-Elysees - 156 Avenue des Champs-Elysees (facing the Arc de Triomphe by Rue de Tilsitt)
9: Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill (facing the Grand Palais and Petit Palais)
10: Trocadero - Avenue Paul Doumer (next to the Palais de Chaillot close to the Statue of Benjamin Franklin)

Big Bus Paris daytime sightseeing tour maps with stops and timetables:


Big Bus Paris Daytime Map and Timetables - PDF (2.219 MB)
Big Bus Paris Daytime Map and Timetables - Image (1.642 MB)
Arc de Triomphe sculptures

Arc de Triomphe airport shuttle buses

Le Bus Direct 1 Orly Airport to Place de Charles de Gaulle map with stops, timetables and ticket information

Le Bus Direct 1 map and info
When it comes to getting to Orly Airport from the Arc de Triomphe, you will be pleased to know that there is a dedicated airport shuttle bus service with Le Bus Direct, which is Route 1 that goes to both terminals of Orly 1-2-3 and Orly 4, and Le Bus Direct 1 has a stop called Etoile / Champs Elysees at 2 Avenue Carnot, which is a road on the major intersection, and at Orly Airport the bus stop is on Level O Arrivals, Gate D, Platform 1.

Le Bus Direct 1 stops:


Orly 4 (south terminal), Orly 1 2 3 (west terminal), Porte d'Orleans, Gare Montparnasse, Trocadero, Place Charles de Gaulle.

Le Bus Direct 1 ticket pricing:


Adult ticket €12.00 one way or €20.00 return
Child ticket (aged 4-11 years) €7.00 one way or €14.00 return
Group (discount for +3 people) €9.00 pp one way or €18.00 pp return pricing is per person

Download Le Bus Direct 1 route map, timetables and ticket info:


Le Bus Direct 1 map and timetables - PDF (0.324 MB)
Le Bus Direct 1 map and timetables - Image (1.083 MB)

Le Bus Direct 2 Charles de Gaulle Airport to Eiffel Tower map with stops, timetables and ticket information

Le Bus Direct 2 map and info
Le Bus Direct also offer a dedicated shuttle bus service for how to get to Charles de Gaulle Airport, or CDG for short, and referred to as Route 2, this also stops at 2 Avenue Carnot by the Arc de Triomphe, whereas in the opposite direction from CDG Airport Terminal 1 you would need Gate 32, from Terminals 2E and 2F you would need Gate E8 and from CDG Terminals 2A and 2C you will find a waiting hall and the platform for Line 2.

Le Bus Direct 2 stops:


CDG Airport Terminal 2E 2F, CDG Airport Terminal 2A 2C 2D, CDG Airport Terminal 1, Porte Maillot, Place de Charles de Gaulle, Eiffel Tower.

Le Bus Direct 2 ticket pricing:


Adult ticket €18.00 one way or €31.00 return
Child ticket (aged 4-11 years) €10.00 one way or €20.00 return
Group (discount for +3 people) €13.00 pp one way or €26.00 pp return pricing is per person

Download Le Bus Direct 2 route map, timetables and ticket info:


Le Bus Direct 2 map and timetables - PDF (0.292 MB)
Le Bus Direct 2 map and timetables - Image (1.059 MB)

Arc de Triomphe plans of the outside details and inside levels

Arc de Triomphe plans and information
However, here you can see a visitors guide to the Arc de Triomphe with plans show the key features of the outside and also the different levels inside this famous monument, which provides information on each section of the triumphal arch commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte.

There is also additional practical information, although in the past it would have meant negotiating hundreds of steps to the room holding the museum portraying the history of the Arc de Triomphe and to the terrace, you may be pleased to know that there has now been a lift, or elevator, installed as well making this one of the Paris landmarks accessible to those with reduced mobility and wheelchair users.

Paris Arc de Triomphe plans and information available:


Arc de Triomphe plans - PDF (5.108 MB)
Arc de Triomphe plans - Image (3.811 MB)

Address and contact details



Centre des Monuments Nationaux, Arc de Triomphe, Place Charles-de-Gaulle, 75008, Paris, Ile de France, France
GPS: 48.873765, 2.295031
Tel: +33 (0) 1 55 37 73 77
Fax: +33 (0) 1 44 95 02 13
Reservations:
Tel: +33 (0) 1 44 54 19 30
Fax: +33 (0) 1 44 54 19 31

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