How To Go From Musee d’Orsay to Eiffel Tower

By Harshitha Jagathiesh

Musee d’Orsay is just three kilometers from the Eiffel Tower.

Musee d’Orsay is located in Esplanade Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, 75007 Paris, France | Get Directions

The Eiffel Tower is located at Champ de Mars, 5 Av. Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France | Get Directions

It is convenient and easy to go from Musee d’Orsay to Eiffel by different public and private transportation.

This article will help you with how you can easily go from Musee d’Orsay to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

By Train

Musée d'Orsay station

Consider taking the RER Line C train for a swift and direct route to the Eiffel Tower. 

Begin your trip at Musée d’Orsay station near the museum entrance. 

Board an RER Line C train heading towards Versailles Château Rive Gauche. 

Sit back and relax as the train travels through Paris. 

Upon arrival at Champ de Mars – Tour Eiffel station, step off the train, and find yourself near the Eiffel Tower.

By Bus

Musée d'Orsay by bus

To reach the Eiffel Tower from Musée d’Orsay via bus, you can hop on Bus Route 69. 

Begin your journey at the Musée d’Orsay – Quai Anatole France bus stop near the museum. 

Board Bus 69, which travels towards Champ de Mars. 

Enjoy the scenic route through the heart of Paris as the bus passes by landmarks and bustling streets. 

After a short ride, get down at the Champ de Mars – Tour Eiffel stop. 

From here, you’ll find yourself just steps away from the iconic Eiffel Tower.

By Car

Driving from the Musée d’Orsay to the Eiffel Tower offers flexibility but may be subject to traffic conditions. 

From Musée d’Orsay, head southwest on Quai Anatole France, then turn right onto Rue de Bellechasse. 

Continue straight to merge onto Quai des Tuileries, then turn right onto Rue de Rivoli. 

Follow Rue de Rivoli until you reach Place de la Concorde, then take the third exit onto Avenue des Champs-Élysées. 

Finally, turn left onto Quai Branly, where you’ll find the Eiffel Tower on your right. 

Driving may take five to 7 minutes, but please remember that traffic and parking may affect travel time.

By Walk

For a leisurely stroll through Paris, walking from the Musée d’Orsay to the Eiffel Tower allows you to soak in the city’s charm and architecture. 

Exit Musée d’Orsay and head south on Quai Anatole, France, toward Pont Royal. 

Cross Pont Royal and continue straight onto Quai des Tuileries. 

Follow the quay along the Seine River until you reach Pont de l’Alma. 

Cross Pont de l’Alma and continue straight on Avenue de New York until you arrive at the Eiffel Tower. 

The walking distance is approximately 3 kilometers and takes about 25-30 minutes, depending on your pace.

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About the author

Harshitha’s heart lies where greeny mountains meet stretches of beach. She believes getting lost is the best way to explore