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from Geneva to Tours

You can get from Geneva to Tours by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Tours on Jan 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere20h25 07:55PMTours
1 changes
$371One-way
Cheapest
11:30PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere20h25 07:55PMTours
1 changes
$371One-way

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Travel Information from Geneva to Tours

distanceDistance270 miles (435 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$61 - $198
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $61 (€51) • 10 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $198 (€165) • 6 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a bus or train to travel 270 miles (435 km) to Tours from Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€51). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Geneva to Tours.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Tours, France from Geneva, Switzerland currently allowed?

Travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Tours, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Tours from Geneva restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Tours, France from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Tours, France?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Geneva and Tours closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Geneva, Switzerland from Tours, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Geneva, Switzerland from Tours, France?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Geneva from Tours?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Geneva from Tours here.

How do I reach Tours from Geneva?

There are 2 travel options from Geneva to Tours: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Tours?

The cheapest way to travel between Geneva and Tours is by taking a bus with an average price of $61 (€51).

This is compared to other travel options to Tours:

Taking a bus is usually $137 (€114) less than taking a train to Tours, which costs on average $198 (€165) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Geneva to Tours?

The fastest way to get to Tours from Geneva is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Tours can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Tours by bus can take on average 10 h 15 min.

How far is Tours from Geneva?

Tours is approximately 270 miles (435 km) away from Geneva.

How many services a day are there from Geneva to Tours?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Tours is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Geneva to Tours as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Geneva to Tours?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Geneva to Tours:

  • Buses from Geneva to Tours most often leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Gare de Tours.
  • Trains mostly leave from Genève and tend to arrive in Gare de Tours.

Which travel companies can take me from Geneva to Tours?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Geneva to Tours:

  • You can go to Tours from Geneva by bus with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $61 (€51) with Union Ivkoni International from Geneva to Tours on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Geneva and Tours with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you can find SNCF | TGV Lyria Geneva to Tours tickets for $198 (€165) on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Geneva and Tours?

Yes, there are direct services available from Geneva to Tours with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 3 direct trains per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Tours as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Geneva and Tours.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Geneva to Tours ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Geneva to Tours don't make Tours their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Tours are Paris, Orléans or Bordeaux, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Tours to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Geneva to Tours online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Geneva to Tours, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $61 (€51) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $198 (€165) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Geneva to Tours online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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