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Overview: Train from London to Tours

distanceDistance286 miles (462 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersTGV or Eurostar

Trains from London to Tours cover the 286 miles (462 km) long journey with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gare de Tours.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Tours

Travel on Eurostar trains from London to Tours at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Tours in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from London to Tours, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    These are Eurostar 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from London to Tours:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

    Eurostar trains from London to Tours

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    The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

    The check-in time for Eurostar to Tours train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Tours more comfortable.

    With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Tours train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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    Eurostar Trains from London to Tours

    The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

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    FAQs

    Is cross-border travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Tours, France allowed?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Tours, France by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Tours, France?

    When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Tours before travelling.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Tours, France?

    The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Tours is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into London from Tours restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Tours?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Tours closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the distance by train from London to Tours?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Tours via train to be approximately 286 miles (462 km).

    Which train station from London to Tours do I depart from? Which Tours train station from London do I arrive in?

    When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Tours, you can end your journey in train stations like Gare de Tours, Tours and Tours, Lycee Choiseul.

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Gare de Tours   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the London train station to Tours? Where is the Tours train station?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Gare de Tours and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Tours.

    What train providers go from London to Tours?

    When taking a train from London to Tours, you can count on TGV or Eurostar for the best way to get you to Tours. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Tours from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains are there between London and Tours a day?

    The average number of trains departing London for Tours is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Tours
    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Tours.
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    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    +44 3457114141
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    24/7
    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139