Parking at Musée d’Orsay

By Harshitha Jagathiesh

Driving a car is one of the easiest ways to reach the Musée d’ Orsay.

This way you can enjoy easy access to all the entrances and skip the expenses of public transport. 

If you are planning to bring your car and do not know where to park, this article provides all the necessary information about parking at Musée d’Orsay.

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Parking near Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay lies in a paid parking zone. 

There are two main Musée d’Orsay parking options which lie a few minutes away from the museum. 

If you drive to the museum through 9 Rue de Montalembert, Bac Montalembert is the closest parking space. 

Bac Montalembert is open to the public all around the week. 

The fares for parking in Bac Montalembert are as follows: 

Duration Cost (€)
15 minutes€2
1 hour€2.5
3 hours€13
Additional hours€4
24 hours€41

Carrousel du Louvre is accessible through Avenue du Général Lemonnier

Carrousel du Louvre offers paid parking facilities from 9 am to 8 pm from Monday to Saturday. 

The parking is free to use on public holidays. 

The cost of parking in Carrousel du Louvre is €6 for the first hour and €12 for two hours. 

All parking spaces near Musee d’Orsay, their distance from the museum and the cost per hour are given below. 

Parking spaceDistance from Musee d’OrsauCost
Bac Montalembert600 m€2.5
Indigo Paris Louvre600 m €2.5
Carrousel du Louvre1 km €2.5
Parking Indigo Paris Invalides1 km€4.2
Saemes Parking Bac Montalembert650 m€4.6
St. Dominic Park2 km€4.6

Parking lots for disabled drives

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Disabled drivers get 1 free parking per day at Carrousel du Louvre. 

There are various parking lots reserved for disabled drivers. They are as follows: 

  • 2 spaces in front of no. 1 Place Montherlant
  • 1 space in front of no. 5 Rue de Bellechasse
  • 1 space in front of no. 48 Rue de Lille
  • 1 space in front of no. 77 Rue de Lille
  • 1 place in front of no 81 Rue de Lille
  • 3 spaces in front of no. 8 Rue de Solférino
  • 1 space in front of no. 7 Rue de Poitiers
  • 3 spaces in front of no. 1 Rue de Villersexel
  • 1 space in front of no. 13 Rue du Bac
  • 3 spaces in front of no. 96 Rue de l’Université

Planning to visit Musee d’Orsay? Here are some more relevant information to help you plan your visit.

For all visitors planning to visit Musee d’Orsay, here is a list of tickets you can choose from. 

Dedicated entry ticket: This ticket offers dedicated entry to the museum with access to permanent and temporary collections. 
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Guided tour ticket: Enjoy a 1 hour 45 minutes guided tour and skip the line access to Musee d’Orsay.
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Musee d’Orsay and Seine River Cruise: Visitors can tour the Musee d’Orsay and then experience a cruise over the Seine. 
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Musee d’Orsay and Louvre Museum: This combination ticket offers entry to both Musee d’Orsay and Louvre Museum.
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Paris City Museum Pass: Visit the best museums in Paris with just one pass.
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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