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There are 12 ways to get from Barcelona to Tours by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 54m

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

$230 - $277

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Bus ALSA  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Tours

$55 - $85

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Train via Bordeaux-St-Jean  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$178 - $222

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants to Agen
  2. Take the bus from Agen to Tours - Halte Routière

$109 - $148

Drive  •  8h 47m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Tours 592.3 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Barcelona to Nantes, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nantes (NTE) BCN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$84 - $284

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris CDG (CDG) BCN - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$87 - $302

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 50m

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

$81 - $285

Fly Barcelona to Poitiers, train  •  9h 19m

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

$184 - $989

Train to Toulouse, fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nantes (NTE) TLS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$142 - $256

Fly Barcelona to Bordeaux, train  •  7h 39m

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

$112 - $252

Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, train  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF to Gare de Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$99 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Tours is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tours is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 6h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tours. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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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 8h 54m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tours is 678 km. The road distance is 947.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tours without a car is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs 200€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Barcelona to Tours, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Tours train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tours is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs 200€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tours.
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  • Distance: 423.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 54m

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 8h 54m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Tours once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 13h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Massy TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF to Gare de Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Tours
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Sants to Agen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Agen to Tours - Halte Routière
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Tours is 948 km. It takes approximately 8h 47m to drive from Barcelona to Tours.

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Air France, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 543+ hotels available in Tours. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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