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Overview: Train from Tours to London

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

Trains from Tours to London cover the 286 miles (462 km) long route taking on average 7 h 2 min 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 Gare de Tours and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Eurostar trains Tours to London

Eurostar will get you to London from Tours at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Tours to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Tours to London train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 2 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

When you buy your Eurostar train tickets to London from Tours don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Tours to London

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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 London 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 Tours to London 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 Tours to London 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 Tours to London

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

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Tours, France to London, United Kingdom?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Tours as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Tours, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Tours is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 17/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your London to Tours train here.

How many miles is it from Tours to London by train?

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

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

The train time to London from Tours is on average 7 h 2 min  for the 286 miles (462 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Tours to London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Tours and arrival train station in London?

When taking a train from Tours, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gare de Tours, Tours and Tours, Lycee Choiseul. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Gare de Tours   to London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Tours? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gare de Tours, which is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Tours to London?

For the journey from Tours to London you can take a train with TGV or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Tours and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there from Tours to London a day?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Gare de Tours is the most popular Tours 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 Tours for your journey to London.

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