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There are 11 ways to get from Barcelona to Tours by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to St-Pierre-des-Corps

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Bus via Orléans

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Orléans
  2. Take the bus from Orleans - Av George Pompidou to Tours Parking Peupliers

Train via Bordeaux

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Bourges
  2. Take the bus from Bourges to Tours

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Tours

Fly to Tours St Symphorien

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF)

Fly to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps

Fly to Paris Orly, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris Orly (ORY)
  2. Take the train from Massy-TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps

Fly to Poitiers, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Poitiers (PIS)
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to St Pierre Des Corps

Fly to Bordeaux, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps

Barcelona to Tours by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Tours is around 9h 13m and covers a distance of around 1296 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Renfe SNCF and TGV inOui, the Barcelona to Tours train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in St-Pierre-des-Corps. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Trains
9h 13m Average Duration
€174 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Barcelona to Tours is to bus via Orléans, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tours is to fly and train which costs €55 - €360 and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Tours. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tours via Bourges. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Tours. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at St-Pierre-des-Corps via Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 13m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tours is 678 km. The road distance is 951.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tours without a car is to train which takes 9h 13m and costs €170 - €250.

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It takes approximately 9h 13m to get from Barcelona to Tours, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Tours bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Tours train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tours is to train which takes 9h 13m and costs €170 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 25m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €260 and takes 7h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tours.
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  • Distance: 678.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 13m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Tours, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Tours via Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 9h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Tours via Bourges in around 14h 25m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tours St Symphorien via Mahon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Tours St Symphorien via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Tours St Symphorien via Porto
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Tours St Symphorien via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €300
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€160 - €190
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Massy-TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Poitiers to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €32
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€60 - €95
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Massy Tgv to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €70
Train from Poitiers to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Svde
Website
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Massy Tgv to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Poitiers to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Bourges
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bourges to Tours
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Orléans
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Orléans to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Orleans - Av George Pompidou to Tours Parking Peupliers
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Barcelona to Tours bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tours station.

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Barcelona to Tours train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at St-Pierre-des-Corps station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tours is 951 km. It takes approximately 8h 44m to drive from Barcelona to Tours.

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Vueling Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Tours train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Barcelona to Tours bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Tours. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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