How to get from Tours to Paris by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Tours to Paris is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||126 miles (204 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$14 - $29|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $29 (€25) • 1 h 32 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a bus or train to travel 126 miles (204 km) to Paris from Tours. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Tours to Paris.
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.
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.
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.
You can travel by bus for as low as $8 (€7). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
There are 2 travel options from Tours to Paris: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Tours to Paris is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Paris:
A bus is $15 (€13) less than a train with an average ticket price of $29 (€25) from Tours to Paris.
The fastest way from Tours to Paris is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 32 min.
There are alternative travel options to Paris that take longer:
Bus takes on average 3 h 5 min.
The distance is approximately 126 miles (204 km) from Tours to Paris.
The average frequency per day from Tours to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Tours to Paris as scheduled services by bus 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:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Tours to Paris with the following travel companies:
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 between Tours and Paris.