There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Chinon by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train TGV  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours Tgv
  2. Take the train from Tours to Chinon

$64 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Tours

$28 - $43

2 alternative options

Train via Paris Austerlitz  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Tours Ic
  2. Take the train from Tours to Chinon

$53 - $74

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Chinon 177.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Chinon is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Chinon is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Chinon. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Chinon via Tours. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Paris and Chinon is 245 km. The road distance is 284.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Chinon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs 50€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Paris to Chinon, including transfers.

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Paris to Chinon train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Montparnasse station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Chinon is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs 50€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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Paris to Chinon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chinon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Chinon is 284 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Paris to Chinon.

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  • Distance: 153.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Chinon, France?

You can take a train from Paris to Chinon via Tours in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Paris to Chinon 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Tours to Chinon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com

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