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There are 5 ways to get from Balard to The Louvre by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 8 subway via Palais-Royal  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Balard to Concorde 8

€2

Cheapest option

Line 39 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from Desnouettes to Musee Du Louvre 39

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Line 8 subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 8 subway from Balard to Concorde 8

€2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balard to The Louvre 6.5 km

€14 - €17

Walk  •  1h 17m

  1. Walk from Balard to The Louvre 6.4 km

Balard to The Louvre by subway and walk

The journey time between Balard and The Louvre is around 19 min and covers a distance of around 6 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17 min. Services are operated by Paris Metro. Typically 1911 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
19 min
Fastest journey time:
17 min
Journey distance:
6 km
Services per week:
1911
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Balard to The Louvre subway and walk schedules

Balard → The Louvre
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Balard to The Louvre is to line 8 subway via Palais-Royal which costs €2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balard to The Louvre is to taxi which costs €14 - €17 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Desnouettes and arriving at Musee Du Louvre. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Balard and arriving at Concorde. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Balard and The Louvre is 5 km.

The best way to get from Balard to The Louvre without a car is to line 8 subway via Palais-Royal which takes 21 min and costs €2.

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It takes approximately 21 min to get from Balard to The Louvre, including transfers.

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Balard to The Louvre bus services, operated by Bus RATP, depart from Desnouettes station.

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Balard to The Louvre train services, operated by Paris Metro, depart from Balard station.

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Balard to The Louvre bus services, operated by Bus RATP, arrive at Musee Du Louvre station.

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Map of how to get from Balard to The Louvre.
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  • Distance: 5 km
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Balard, Île-de-France, France and The Louvre, France?

Paris Metro operates a vehicle from Balard to Concorde every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Bus RATP operates a bus from Desnouettes to Musee Du Louvre every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus RATP
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Bus from Desnouettes to Musee Du Louvre
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
ratp.fr
Other operators
Taxi from Balard to The Louvre
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Taxis G7
Phone
+33 1 41 27 66 99
Website
g7.fr
Taxi in Paris
Phone
+33 9 77217272
Website
taxiinparis.fr
Grey Shuttle
Phone
+33 673 876 840
Website
greyshuttle.com

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Balard to The Louvre train services, operated by Paris Metro, arrive at Concorde station.

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