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Parking near Arc de Triomphe

Paris underground parking lots, open every hour of the day and every day of the week, also offer parking for a fee across various sites in the city. 

In Paris, there are two parking options: on the street or at the underground parking lots around the city.

While on-street parking may seem easy, it can be quite a headache. Generally, street parking is payable from Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm.

It is free at night and on Sundays. On public holidays you can sometimes park free of charge in certain streets, as indicated by a yellow sticker on the parking meter.

As the parking lots are always open, there are no Arc de Triomphe parking hours, just the official Arc de Triomphe opening hours —10 am to 11 pm (summer) and 10 am to 10.30 pm (winter).  

The underground parking lots are the safest and easiest way to park your vehicles in the city.

Arc de Triomphe, car parking prices depend on the parking you choose as each site offers a different cost per hour, usually between €4 to €6 per hour.

Street parking near Arc de Triomphe 

Street parking near Arc de Triomphe
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Finding parking near Arc de Triomphe on the street can be quite challenging, especially during peak tourist season.

However, you can check for on-street parking near Arc de Triomphe in the Red Zone.

Arc de Triomphe car parking fee on the Red Zone street area is around €6 per hour.

If you can walk a few meters, you can find cheaper parking near Arc de Triomphe.

Orange dotted zone and the Orange zone, a three-minute walk from the monument, offers on-street parking for €4 per hour.

The Red dotted zone offers on-street parking for €6 per hour.

You can find the Arc de Triomphe car parking directions on any navigation service on your mobile or car.

Underground parking near Arc de Triomphe 

Underground parking near Arc de Triomphe
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An underground public parking area near Arc de Triomphe is available at Etoile Friedland – Indigo.

With 578 vehicles, the Etoile Friedland parking lot is open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. 

There is no single Arc de Triomphe car parking ticket you can purchase that would allow you to park at any parking lot near the monument. 

Each parking lot has its ticket that you can get by pressing a button at the entrance. 

You can use the pedestrian exit to leave the parking lot on foot. When you return to your car, you need to pay for the parking by inserting your ticket into a machine. 

Once you have paid, the machine will return your ticket, which you can use to exit the parking lot by inserting it to open the barrier.

Using tickets for Arc de Triomphe, you can see this famous landmark with public entry and gain access to its VIP rooftop.

Other parking lots a few minutes walk from Arc de Triomphe include:

  • Etoile Foch – Autocite

This parking lot at Avenue Foch 8, 75116 Paris, charges €9 for 2 hours.

  • Marceau – Champs-Elysées – Q-Park

At Avenue Marceau 77, 75116 Paris, this parking lot charges €10.8 for 2 hours.

  • Etoile Wagram – Indigo

This parking lot at Avenue de Wagram 22bis, 75008 Paris, charges €8 for 2 hours.

  • Berri Champs-Elysées – Interparking

This parking lot at Rue de Berri 5, 75008 Paris, charges €9.6 for 2 hours.

  • Carnot – Indigo

This parking lot at Avenue Carnot 14, 75017 Paris, charges €8.8 for 2 hours.

  • Mac Mahon – Indigo

At Avenue Mac-Mahon 17, 75017 Paris, this lot costs €8.8 for 2 hours.

  • George V – Indigo

This parking lot at Avenue des Champs Elysées 113, 75008 Paris, costs €8.8 for 2 hours.

  • Hoche – Indigo

At Avenue Hoche 14, 75008 Paris, this lot charges €9.6 for 2 hours.

FAQs

Where can I park my car for free in Paris?

Finding free parking in Paris can be quite challenging, as most of the city’s streets have paid parking or require a resident permit.

However, parking during the night and on Sundays is free of charge.

Is it free to go up the Arc de Triomphe?

To get to the top of Arc de Triomphe, you will need a rooftop ticket that costs €13 per adult. 

However, entry to the monument is free for everyone on the first Sundays of January, February, March, November, and December. 

Can cars drive through the Arc de Triomphe?

The Arc de Triomphe roundabout is open for all vehicles, and you can drive around the monument. 

But there is an eternal flame in the center of the base of the Arc de Triomphe, and no vehicle can drive through it. 

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