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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Tours by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Tours St Symphorien

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF)

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Fly to Paris Orly, train

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Paris Orly (ORY)
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps

Fly to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps

Fly to Paris CDG, train

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra to Tours

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Tours

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Tours

Porto to Tours by bus

The bus journey time between Porto and Tours is around 20h 30m and covers a distance of around 1414 km. The fastest bus normally takes 20h 30m. Services are operated by Transportes Barquense, FlixBus, Iberocoach and others. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
20h 30m
Fastest bus time:
20h 30m
Bus distance:
1414 km
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€60
Carbon emissions:
176 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:55
Last bus departs at:
08:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Tours bus schedules

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International entry into France from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tours is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tours is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tours is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Tours is to bus which costs €60 - €150 and takes 21h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Tours is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs €60 - €340.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Tours. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 21h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Tours. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at St-Pierre-des-Corps via Coimbra, Hendaye and Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 37m.

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The distance between Porto and Tours is 1015 km. The road distance is 1341.1 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Tours without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 46m and costs €110 - €160.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Porto to Tours, including transfers.

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Porto to Tours bus services, operated by Transportes Barquense, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Tours train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Tours is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs €60 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €150 and takes 21h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Tours.
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  • Distance: 1014.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Tours, France?

Ryanair flies from Porto to Tours 3 times a week. Alternatively, Transportes Barquense operates a bus from Porto to Tours twice daily. Tickets cost €60 - €85 and the journey takes 21h 50m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Porto to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €360
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Porto to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €170
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €360
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €360
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €360
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Tours St Symphorien
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
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 Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €12
Night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€60 - €85
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. 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 Coimbra to Tours
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oporto to Tours
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Tours
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Tours
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Tours
Ave. Duration
21h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
iberocoach.com

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Porto to Tours bus services, operated by Transportes Barquense, arrive at Tours station.

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Tours is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 7:29 PM in Porto and 8:29 PM in Tours.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Tours is 1341 km. It takes approximately 12h 29m to drive from Porto to Tours.

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Ryanair offers flights from Porto Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport.

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Book your Porto to Tours bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Busbud.

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There are 828+ hotels available in Tours. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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