How to travel from Tours to Paris

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from Tours to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Tours to Paris on Oct 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:56PMTours1h19 08:15PMGare Montparnasse
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07:20AMTours3h35 10:55AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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05:44PMTours1h18 07:02PMGare Montparnasse
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08:00PMTours1h23 09:23PMGare Montparnasse
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08:27PMTours1h24 09:51PMGare Montparnasse
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Travel Information from Tours to Paris

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $72
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€36) • 1 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€36) • 1 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Switzerland or SNCF | TER

Travel 126 miles (204 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Tours and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurolines Switzerland or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Tours to Paris.

Travel from Tours to Paris: Journey Details

There are a variety of transport options available for travelers in France who want to journey from Tours to Paris. These include bus and train travel. Since the cities are located so close together air travel is not an option. You can also opt for a ride-share journey or hire a private rental car to travel from Tours to Paris. In general, bus travel between the two cities is the most affordable option, but train journeys can be completed in just over an hour, making it a very fast option.

Return trips from Paris to Tours are also available.

How to get from Tours to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Tours to Paris, 52,28% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Tours to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Tours to Paris

Flixbus, Megabus, Ouibus and Postbus all offer buses from Tours to Paris. Megabus, Flixbus and Ouibus offer direct bus trips to Paris. Direct bus trips depart from Rue Edouard Valliant or Peuplers in Tours and arrive in Paris, at Gare Bercy in about 2:30 to 3:30m. There are 1-change bus travel options offered by the Postbus service. In this case the bus stops at Gare Routière Galliéni before your journey will continue on to Paris by rental car.

Trains from Tours to Paris

There are regular and frequent trains from Tours to Paris provided by the regional French rail services of the SNCF Intercity and TGV high-speed trains. Direct trains can travel between the two cities in less than 1.5 hours. Trains depart from Tours and arrive at Gare Montparnasse about 1 to 2.5 hours later. There are both direct and 1-change train journeys. One change journeys stop in St Pierre des Corpes.

Travel Tips: Travel from Tours to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel to Paris 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 Tours to Paris.

There are 4 ways to get from Tours to Paris: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Paris from Tours is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A train is $34 (€33) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Tours to Paris costing on average $72 (€69).

The quickest way to travel to Paris from Tours is by train, which takes on average 1 h 11 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

You should expect to travel around 126 miles (204 km) between Tours and Paris.

The average frequency per day from Tours to Paris is:

  • 8 buses a day.
  • 15 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Tours to Paris depart from Tours, Rue Édouard-Vaillant to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers board their train from Gare de Tours and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • You can go to Paris from Tours by bus with Eurolines Switzerland. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $72 (€69) with Eurolines Switzerland from Tours to Paris on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Tours to Paris with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for $37 (€36) with SNCF | TER from Tours to Paris.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 8 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 15 direct trains per day with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Tours to Paris often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Tours and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Tours to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $72 (€69) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $37 (€36) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Tours to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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