The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Tours to Paris will cost around $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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1 h 12 m
1 h 36 m
Trains per day
Of the 15 trains that leave Tours for Paris every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 205 km distance in an average of 1 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 12 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 33 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||126 miles (204 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||$39 (€32)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Tours to Paris cover the 126 miles (204 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $39 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Gare de Tours and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Trains in France are an efficient way to travel between cities, with SNCF offering domestic and international train routes. Tours and Paris are around 240 kilometers apart, so taking the train is an excellent and relatively fast option. SNCF offers a daily service from Tours to Paris, starting at 7:35 a.m. and finishing at 5:31 p.m. The journey takes just over an hour. There are a total of 6 trains every day, with no late evening departures, although you can catch indirect service via Le Mans. All trains from Tours to Paris arrive at Montparnasse station, just to the south of Paris city center, and there are no major differences between weekend and weekday frequencies.
Return trains from Paris to Tours are also available.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Tours, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Gare de Tours, Tours and Tours, Lycee Choiseul. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers book a train from Gare de Tours to Paris Gare de Lyon most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Gare de Tours and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.
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