There are 5 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Loches by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps Paris-Orléans-Tours
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Tours to Gare de Loches Tours - Loches CAR / ...

44€ - 94€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Tours 1703 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Tours to Gare de Loches Tours - Loches CAR / ...

19€ - 40€

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Tours Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Tours to Gare de Loches Tours - Loches CAR / ...

55€ - 69€

Bus via Paris, Porte de Charenton  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Porte de Charenton to Tours 320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Tours to Gare de Loches Tours - Loches CAR / ...

33€ - 49€

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Loches 262 km

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Loches is to bus which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Loches is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare de Lyon to Loches. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Gare de Loches via Peupliers and Gare de Tours. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Loches is 217 km. The road distance is 262 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Loches without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 11m and costs 40€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Gare de Lyon to Loches, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Loches bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Gare de Lyon to Loches bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Loches station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Loches is 262 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Loches.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Loches. Prices start at 58€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Loches.
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  • Distance: 216.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Loches, France?

You can take a bus from Gare de Lyon to Loches via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Peupliers, and Gare de Tours in around 5h 38m.

Train operators
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 Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
34€ - 40€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Tours
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Porte de Charenton to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR

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