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Train Information between Tours and London

distanceDistance286 miles (462 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV or Eurostar

Trains from Tours to London cover the 286 miles (462 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 2 min with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Gare de Tours and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies

Eurostar trains between Tours and London

You can travel by train from Tours to London with Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Tours to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Tours to London train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 2 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

When purchasing your Eurostar train tickets from Tours to London, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Travel Tips

Trains from Tours to London
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Tours, France and London, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Tours, France and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Tours?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 11/30/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Tours before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Tours, France from London is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Tours from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Tours, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/30/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Tours from London closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Tours to London by train?
You should expect to travel around 286 miles (462 km)  from Tours to London by train.
How long is a train to London from Tours on average?
On average the Tours to London train time is 7 h 2 min  covering the 286 miles (462 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Tours to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Tours do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Tours to start your journey from including Gare de Tours, Tours and Tours, Lycee Choiseul. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Gare de Tours   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Tours to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Gare de Tours, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) from the city center of Tours.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center of London.

Which train companies can take me to London from Tours?
When taking a train from Tours to London, you can count on TGV or Eurostar for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Tours and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to London from Tours a day?
The average number of trains departing Tours for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Tours
London
Gare de Tours is the most popular Tours railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Tours for your trip to London.