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

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Line 7 subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Opéra to Palais-Royal 7

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Line 21 bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Auber to Palais Royal - Comedie Francaise 27 / ...

3 alternative options

Line 68 bus  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Opera - Scribe to Musee Du Louvre 68 / ...

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Opéra Garnier to The Louvre 2 km

Walk  •  17 min

  1. Walk from Opéra Garnier to The Louvre 1.5 km

Opéra Garnier to The Louvre by walk and subway

The journey time between Opéra Garnier and The Louvre is around 2 min and covers a distance of around 1 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 min. Services are operated by Paris Metro. Typically 2036 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
2 min
Fastest journey time:
2 min
Journey distance:
1 km
Services per week:
2036
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Opéra Garnier to The Louvre walk and subway schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Opéra Garnier → The Louvre
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Louvre is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Louvre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in The Louvre is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Opéra Garnier to The Louvre is to line 21 bus which costs €1 - €2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Opéra Garnier to The Louvre is to taxi which costs €6 - €8 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Opera - Scribe and arriving at Musee Du Louvre. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Opéra and arriving at Palais-Royal. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Opéra Garnier and The Louvre is 1 km.

The best way to get from Opéra Garnier to The Louvre without a car is to line 7 subway which takes 11 min and costs €2.

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The line 7 subway from Opéra to Palais-Royal takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Opéra Garnier to The Louvre bus services, operated by Bus RATP, depart from Opera - Scribe station.

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

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Opéra Garnier 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 Opéra Garnier to The Louvre.
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  • Distance: 1.3 km
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Opéra Garnier, France and The Louvre, France?

Paris Metro operates a vehicle from Opéra to Palais-Royal every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 3 min. Alternatively, Bus RATP operates a bus from Opera - Scribe to Musee Du Louvre every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus RATP
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Bus from Opera - Scribe to Musee Du Louvre
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
ratp.fr
Bus from Auber to Palais Royal - Comedie Francaise
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
ratp.fr
Other operators
Taxi from Opéra Garnier to The Louvre
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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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