How to get to Tours

Tours can be easily reached by train, bus, plane or private shuttle.

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From Paris:

By carpooling €

There is a popular carpooling website in France called « Blablacar »

You can find a carpooling from the airport or from Paris to Tours for about 20€.

By bus €

Low cost bus lines run from Paris to Tours coach station located in the city center of Tours. You can check out Flixbus or OuiBus companies.

It takes about 5 hours between the 2 cities and it costs less than 20€.

In Tours, all these buses’ departures and arrivals take place at 168 rue Edouard Vaillant, which is 5 minutes walking from Tours train station.

By train €€

From Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport

The TGV train station is located in terminal 2, inside the airport. There are direct trains for Saint-Pierre-des-Corps only (and not to Tours station).

You can book a train for Tours station and when you get to Saint-Pierre-des-Corps you will take the shuttle (train).

The journey takes about 2 hours.

There is another possibility if there is no train which suits you: from the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle station in terminal 2, you can take a RER* and then a subway to Paris Montparnasse station or Paris Austerlitz station. From these stations, there are also trains to Tours.

A RER B ticket to enter inner Paris costs 10,30€.

* RER = suburban trains in the Parisian area, «Réseau Express Régional»

From Orly airport

You can take the bus 91.10 (one ticket costs 2€) either at Orly 1-2 exit 22 stop 8, or at Orly 4 exit 47, stop 3. It runs every 30 to 60 minutes and take you to Massy-TGV train station.

At Massy-TGV train station, there are direct trains for Saint-Pierre-des-Corps or Tours. It costs from 30 to 70€.

From Paris-Montparnasse train station

You can take a train from Paris-Montparnasse to Tours. The journey lasts about 1 hour.

From Paris-Austerlitz train station

You can take a train from Paris-Austerlitz to Tours. The journey lasts about 1,5 hour.

By private shuttle €€€

Lots of companies offer a shuttle service from the various airports to Tours (Pickmecab,Transpers, etc…).

Count more than 200€ for 1 person.

From Tours airport:

Tours has one airport (Tours Val de Loire). Depending on seasons, it has international connections with: London Stansted, Porto, Marrakech and Dublin.

> By tram: walk about 15 minutes until « Terminus Vaucanson » stop and take the tram until « Gare Vinci ».

> By taxi: you can take a taxi directly outside the terminal. Usually, there are taxis waiting after each flight arrival.

It costs from 15 to 30€ to go to Tours city center.