How to travel from London to Tours

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from London to Tours

How to get from London to Tours by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from London to Tours is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
09:00AM14h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:40AMTours
$851One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
09:00AM14h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:40AMTours
$851One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Eurostar
08:01AM4h44
London St Pancras International (STP)
01:45PMTours station
$3441One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Eurostar
06:31AM6h14
London St Pancras International (STP)
01:45PMTours station
$2921One-way
1 transfer
Eurostar
06:31AM6h05
London St Pancras International (STP)
01:36PMTours station
$2971One-way
1 transfer
Eurostar
06:31AM5h57
London St Pancras International (STP)
01:28PMTours station
$3011One-way
2 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
11:00PM15h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
03:05PMTours
$1121One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:15AM5h49
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
01:04PMSaint-Pierre-des-Corps station
$3561One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:15AM10h20
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
05:35PMSaint-Pierre-des-Corps station
$4111One-way
3 transfers
Air France
02:45PM5h47
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:32PMSaint-Pierre-des-Corps station
$4241One-way
2 transfers

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Travel Information from London to Tours

distanceDistance286 miles (462 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$37 - $488
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $37 (€33) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $37 (€33) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Fjord Line

Travel 286 miles (462 km) by train, bus or flight to Tours from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Fjord Line among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Tours.

How to travel from London to Tours?

It is possible to travel from London to Tours by bus, plane or train. Travelling by bus is the most cost-effective way of making the journey. However, this is the longest way of travelling with journey times of up to 13.5 hours. In contrast, the direct flight time from London Stansted Airport to Tours is just 1.5 hours. FlixBus operates the bus routes while flights are provided by Ryanair and train services by Eurostar. There are two to three bus departures every day of the week, up to six daily train services and one daily flight from Monday to Friday. 

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

Save money by travelling from London to Tours by bus. Operated by FlixBus (formerly Eurolines), the route between the two cities takes approximately between 12.5 and 13.5 hours. Journeys start at London Victoria Coach Station with buses arriving at Tours Rue Eduoard-Vaillant. Choose from two to three departures every day of the week, all of which require one connection en route. This is made in Paris at the Gare Routiere International de Paris-Gallieni. Departure times vary with afternoon or evening buses not arriving until the following morning.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Tours?

The fastest way to travel from London to Tours is by plane with a flight time of just 1.5 hours. Leave extra time for getting to and from the airports and for security checks. London Stansted Airport (STN) is close to major motorway links while a high-speed train service runs regularly to the airport from London Liverpool Street Station. Tours Val de Loire Airport (TUF) is linked to the city center by road, tram or bus. The direct route is operated by Ryanair with one departure a day from Monday to Friday. There are no flights at the weekend.

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Travel from London to Tours by bus

FlixBus provides coach services from London to Tours with between one and three departures every day of the week. Journey times are from just over 12.5 hours to around 13.5 hours with departure times varying from day to day. Afternoon and evening services arrive in Tours the following morning. One connection is required during the journey and this is made at Gare Routiere International de Paris-Gallieni. All bus routes depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive at Tours Rue Eduoard-Vaillant. London Victoria Coach Station is in the heart of London and within easy reach of many tourist attractions. It is a few minutes walk from London Victoria Train Station. Both bus and train stations are part of Transport for London's extensive network of regional, suburban and local trains, underground services and local buses. Rue Eduoard-Vaillant is adjacent to Gare de Tours, the city's main train station. From here it is just a short walk to the city center, the River Loire and tourist attractions such as Saint-Gatien Cathedral. 

Travel from London to Tours by plane

From Monday to Friday, Ryanair operates one flight a day from London to Tours. There are no flights on Saturdays and Sundays. While the flight is direct with just 1.5 hours spent in the air, passengers should leave plenty of time for getting to and from the airports as well as for security checks and collecting their luggage on arrival. The departure time varies from day to day. All flights depart from London Stansted Airport (STN) and arrive at Tours Val de Loire Airport (TUF). London Stansted Airport is located just under 39 miles north of London city center. There are motorway and rail links from across England as well as a high-speed and frequent train service from London Liverpool Street Station that takes just under one hour. Tours Val de Loire Airport is on the outskirts of the city center which is easily reached by bus, tram or taxi. 

Travel from London to Tours by train

Eurostar offers up to six departures a day of trains from London to Tours. All routes require a connection at Paris and take between 4 hours 45 minutes and just under 5.5 hours. Departures start in the early morning and continue until the early evening. Trains all depart from London St Pancras International while arrivals are at Tours St Pierre des Corps Station which is located to the east of the city. The city center can be reached by car, taxi or local bus, a journey of approximately 40 minutes. Visitors can explore the historic city on foot or by bus.

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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from London to Tours

Find the best route between London and Tours with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Ryanair! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a travel and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct travel to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

      FAQs: Travel from London to Tours

      FAQs: Travel to Tours easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Tours.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from London to Tours: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from London to Tours is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $37 (€33) compared to other travel options to Tours:

      A flight is $6 (€5) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $43 (€38) from London to Tours.

      Taking a flight costs $451 (€394) less than taking a train, which costs on average $488 (€427) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from London to Tours is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 13 h 35 min on average.

      Train takes on average 5 h 1 min.

      The London to Tours distance is around 286 miles (462 km).

      The average frequency per day from London to Tours is:

      • 5 trains a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Tours:

      • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Tours, Parking Bus des Peupliers. 170.
      • Most travelers board their plane from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Tours Val de Loire Airport.
      • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from London to Tours depart from London Euston to Tours.

      The following travel companies offer services from London to Tours:

      • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus to go to Tours by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Tours tickets on Omio for $43 (€38).
      • Ryanair can take you to Tours by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from London to Tours for $37 (€33).
      • Travel with Fjord Line, SNCF TER or Eurostar to go to Tours by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar London to Tours tickets on Omio for $488 (€427).

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

      • Take a direct bus with.
      • Direct flight with.
      • Take a direct train 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 London and Tours.

      Looking to extend your trip from London to Tours? Many Omio customers who go from London to Tours usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Porto, Marseille or Bordeaux. If you're looking to explore Paris, Porto, Marseille or Bordeaux from Tours, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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