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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours by plane, train, subway, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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

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Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$92 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Tours Ouibus

$30 - $44

5 alternative options

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Tours St Symphorien  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF) STN - TUF

$88 - $201

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$128 - $305

Train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Tours Ic

$118 - $305

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Tours

$76 - $180

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Tours

$256 - $301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours is to fly and train which costs £70 - £230 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Tours via London and Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Tours is 288 miles.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours without a car is to train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs £95 - £240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours is to train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs £95 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Tours station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours.
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  • Distance: 288 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Tours, France?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tours via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris Centre - Bercy in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Tours St Symphorien
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
London Underground (Tube)
Eurostar
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 Paris Austerlitz to Tours
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Tours
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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More Questions & Answers

Tours is 1 h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 7:08 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 8:08 PM in Tours.

Air France and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 554+ hotels available in Tours. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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