How to get from Louvre Museum to Eiffel Tower

The Louvre Museum in Paris and the Eiffel Tower are the most popular tourist destinations for visitors to the City of Lights.

The Louvre Museum is located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, on the right bank of the Seine.

The Eiffel Tower is located 3.5 kilometers to its southwest, on the Champ de Mars, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.

Louvre Museum at night in

Louvre Museum Address 

Musee du Louvre, 75001, Paris, France

Eiffel Tower at night

Eiffel Tower

Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole, 75007, Paris, France

Therefore, with careful planning, you can explore both of these famous attractions within 5 hours.

Here are the top five ways to get to the Eiffel Tower from the Louvre Museum:

By Metro

Paris’s efficient metro system makes traveling through the metro a very convenient option.

To get from the Louvre Museum to the Eiffel Tower via metro, take Line 1 from Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre to Charles de Gaulle-Étoile

After arriving there, you can transfer to Line 6 and get off at Bir-Hakeim Station

The Eiffel Tower is only about a 10-minute walk away from the station. 

The entire journey takes approximately 30 minutes. A single ticket costs €2 ($2).

Alternatively, you can also take Line 1 to reach Franklin D. Roosevelt station.

From there, take line 9 to Alma Marceau station, which is a 15-minute walk from the Iron Lady.

Also Read: A basic guide to navigating Paris using the Metro

By Bus

Although there are no direct buses from the Louvre Museum to the Eiffel Tower, taking line 72 can be your best option.

You can board line 72 from the Palais Royal Musee de Louvre Bus Stop and get down at Pont d’ lena bus stop.

The Eiffel Tower is only a 10-minute walk from there.

The journey time will be around 24 minutes and a single bus ticket would cost €2 ($2)

By Car

Although driving from the Louvre Museum to the Eiffel Tower is not recommended due to heavy traffic and parking issues, you can still get there.

The journey begins from the Louvre museum towards Champ de Mars on the Quai d’ Orsay.

It will take around 12 minutes to reach Avenue Anatole, where the Iron Lady, aka the Eiffel Tower, is situated.

By Taxi

A taxi from the Louver Museum might be the fastest and most convenient way to get to the Eiffel Tower.

There are more than 750 taxi stands spread out across the city, so they are easily accessible everywhere.

Taxi companies such as Centrale Taxi Paris and Les Taxis G7 also offer online booking services. 

The journey time is approximately 10 minutes and the fare is €8 ($9).

If you prefer a more convenient option, you can also take an Uber for a more reliable and convenient experience.

The approximate Uber fare is approximately €13 ($14) for the same journey

By Walking

You can also walk to the Iron Lady if you like walking and the weather is good.

Beginning at the Louvre, you will head west towards the Seine River (article link).

After crossing the Pont Neuf, you will turn left on the Quai de Louvre.

Continue along the river until you reach the Musée Rodin, which houses Auguste Rodin’s sculpture collection.

Keep walking on the Quai de Orsay until you reach the Champ de Mars.

It will take you around 40 to 45 minutes to complete this journey.

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