There are 5 ways to get from Limoges to Tours by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$50 - $65

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Limoges to Poitiers 741
  2. Take the bus from Poitiers - Gare Routière to Tours - Halte Routière

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
  2. Take the bus from Poitiers to Tours Ouibus

$29 - $41

Rideshare  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Limoges to Tours 142.5 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Limoges to Tours 139 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Limoges to Tours. However, there are services departing from Limoges and arriving at Tours - Halte Routière via Poitiers - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Limoges to Tours. However, there are services departing from Limoges-Benedictins and arriving at St-Pierre-des-Corps via Poitiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Limoges and Tours is 179 km. The road distance is 222.4 km.

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The best way to get from Limoges to Tours without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Limoges to Tours, including transfers.

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

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Limoges to Tours train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Limoges-Benedictins station.

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The best way to get from Limoges to Tours is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Limoges to Tours bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Tours - Halte Routière station.

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

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Map of how to get from Limoges to Tours.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Limoges, France and Tours, France?

You can take a train from Limoges to Tours via Poitiers in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Limoges to Tours via Poitiers and Poitiers - Gare Routière in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Limoges to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Poitiers - Gare Routière to Tours - Halte Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Poitiers to Tours
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Limoges to Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Limoges to Tours is 222 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Limoges to Tours.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Limoges and Tours. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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