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Skip The Line Eiffel Tower

Buy the cheapest skip the line tickets for the Eiffel Tower in Paris here! Otherwise, you must be prepared to queue. The long lines beneath are all part of the Eiffel Tower experience but not much fun when you need to wait. The tower gets as many as 32,000 visitors a day in high summer. Even if you arrive before opening time, you won’t be alone. That said, there is more chance of shorter queues at mealtimes, on foggy days, in winter, or late at night when the coach tours have gone. Therefore, these priority advance tickets save you time with fast-track security checks and no need to queue at the Eiffel Tower ticket offices.

Tickets for the Eiffel Tower sell out months in advance, so if you want to go all the way to the top, get your tickets in advance online. This way, you only have to queue for security and then you may breeze all the way to the top. If you do not purchase your tickets in advance, you may be faced with a ticket line that is at least 45 minutes to 3 hours long.

 

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  • The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world.In 2023, the Eiffel Tower welcomed a record-breaking 12.2 million visitors. This signifies a significant increase of 24% compared to 2022.
  • Weekends are Busier: Expect longer waits on Saturdays and Sundays compared to weekdays.
  • Potential Weekday Fluctuations: Tourist groups and school trips can affect wait times on certain weekdays, but it’s hard to pinpoint specific days.
  • Because it’s so busy, it’s a good idea to plan ahead, so that your experience with this great icon of Paris goes as smoothly as possible.

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Opening Hours & Best Time to visit Skip The Line Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is open every single day of the year.

From 1st September – 20 October By Lift: 9:30 AM – 10:45 PM, By Stairs: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM.
The Rest Of The Year By Lift: 9:30 AM – 10:45 PM, By Stairs: 9:30 AM – 10:45 PM.
At Easter weekend and during the Spring holidays: extended opening hours to midnight.

The public can visit the first, second, and third levels of the Tower, as well as the summit. The peak, like the second floor, has two levels (an enclosed lower level, and an open-air level above). Our visitors can use the stairs or take the elevator to the first two floors. The only way to get from the 2nd level to the summit is to take the elevator.

How To get to Skip The Line Eiffel Tower

  • Car

    Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris

  • Metro

    Metro Bir-Hakeim – Grenelle Metro Trocadéro RER C Champ de Mars Tour Eiffel Buses 42, 69, 82, 87 – Champ de Mar

  • Bus

    You can reach the Eiffel Tower by traveling on Buses 82, 30, 42, 86, 69, or 72. Lines 82 and 30 will take you to the Eiffel Tower stop (4 mins), while 42 will take you to Tour Eiffel (5 mins), 69 and 86 takes you to Champ de Mars (6 mins) and 72 will take you to Eiffel Tower stop (15 mins).

  • Train

    The closest station to the Eiffel Tower is Champ de Mars/Tour Eiffel. You can take Metro or RER services to this stop. Then, simply hop off and stroll for less than ten minutes along the Seine to get to the monument

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