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London to Tours by train

The journey from London to Tours by train is 287.75 mi and takes 6 hrs 58 mins. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:01 and the last at 11:31. It is possible to travel from London to Tours by train for as little as £164.84 or as much as £334.74. The best price for this journey is £164.84.

Lowest Price£164.84
Journey Duration6 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price£164.84
Highest Price£334.74
First Departure05:01
Last Departure11:31
Distance287.75 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalTours
CarriersEurostar, TGV inOui

London to Tours Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

Traveling from London to Tours with Virail

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How much does it cost to get from London to Tours by train?

The cheapest train tickets from London to Tours cost £164.84. On average, you can expect to spend around £227.39 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Tours.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Tours. On average, though, you'll pay about £227.39 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does it take to get from London to Tours by train?

Traveling from London to Tours by train will usually take 6 hrs 58 mins. This journey covers a distance of 287.75 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 6 hrs 58 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from London to Tours faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Tours will complete the journey in 6 hrs 13 mins. On average, it will take you about 6 hrs 58 mins to travel the 287.75 mi between London and Tours.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Tours?

The first daily departure from London to Tours leaves at 05:01, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:31. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Tours. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from London to Tours, which usually leaves at 05:01. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 11:31. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from London to Tours?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart London from the following stations: London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,Southend airport,London bridge,London City Airport, LCY,London, Marble Arch,London Euston,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London paddington,London Southend Airport,Gatwick Airport,London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London waterloo east,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Victoria Coach Station,London, Stratford,London St. Pancras International,London Stansted Airport,London Heathrow Airport T3,LONDON. Arriving at Tours, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Tours Peupliers,Tours Gare SNFC,Tours, Lycée Grandmont. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Tours.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Tours?

The exact number of journeys from London to Tours can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 2 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Tours. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Tours varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Tours. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Tours
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Tours.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Tours, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Tours.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Tours

The cheapest London - Tours train tickets can be found for as low as £118.00 if you’re lucky, or £185.36 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £357.14.

Find the best day to travel to Tours by train

When travelling to Tours by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

Ticket types and facilities from London to Tours

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar when traveling from London to Tours.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
Services on board Eurostar and TGV inOui from London to Tours
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Tours by train.
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London to Tours CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
32.42kg
Bus
34.73kg
Flight
92.62kg
Car
74.09kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Tours by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Tours are 32.42kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Tours? By taking the train between London and Tours you will save 60.2kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.31kg compared to a bus and 41.67kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Tours?
A train ticket from London to Tours is £227.39. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £164.84.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Tours?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Tours is £164.84. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Tours by train?
London to Tours is 287.75 mi.
How long does the train between London and Tours take?
London to Tours is on average 6 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hrs 13 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Tours?
The train journey from London to Tours is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Eurostar and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from London to Tours?
London to Tours has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Tours leave?
The earliest train from London to Tours departs at 05:01. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Tours depart?
The latest train from London to Tours departs at 11:31. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Tours in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £164.84 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Tours by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Tours is 6 hrs 13 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Tours?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Tours.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Tours by train?
The train journey from London to Tours creates 32.42kg of CO2 emissions.

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