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There are 9 ways to get from Tours to Venice by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Paris CDG, fly to Venice  •  5h 57m

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

101€ - 265€

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Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Tours to Paris S703 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Venice N729

61€ - 82€

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Train to Paris Orly, fly to Venice  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Massy-TGV
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Venice (VCE) ORY - VCE

126€ - 386€

Train to Nantes, fly to Venice  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Venice (VCE) NTE - VCE

67€ - 223€

Train to Poitiers, fly to Venice  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Poitiers
  2. Fly from Poitiers (PIS) to Venice (VCE) PIS - VCE

69€ - 189€

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Bologna, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bologna (BLQ) CDG - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

132€ - 335€

Train  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia Fr

188€ - 300€

Train via Lyon  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Lyon Part Dieu Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia S. Lucia Ec

245€ - 447€

Drive  •  11h 22m

  1. Drive from Tours to Venice 1181.1 km

140€ - 220€

Tours to Venice by trains

The train journey time between Tours and Venice is around 25h 13m and covers a distance of around 1261 km. The fastest train normally takes 25h 13m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and TGV inOui, the Tours to Venice train service departs from St-Pierre-des-Corps and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25h 13m
Fastest train time:
25h 13m
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
317€
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:29
Last train departs at:
13:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tours to Venice train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Tours to Venice is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 21h.

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The fastest way to get from Tours to Venice is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 120€ - 390€ and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tours to Venice. However, there are services departing from Tours and arriving at Venice via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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No, there is no direct train from Tours to Venice. However, there are services departing from St Pierre Des Corps and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 38m.

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The distance between Tours and Venice is 917 km. The road distance is 1181.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tours to Venice without a car is to train which takes 12h 38m and costs 180€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Tours to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Tours to Venice train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from St Pierre Des Corps station.

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The best way to get from Tours to Venice is to train which takes 12h 38m and costs 180€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 21h.

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Map of how to get from Tours to Venice.
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  • Distance: 916.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Tours, France and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Tours to Venice via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tours to Venice via Paris in around 21h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 650€
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon, Olbia
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Nantes to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 280€
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Flights from Nantes to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 120€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Poitiers to Venice via Lyon, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
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 St Pierre Des Corps to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 37€
1st Class
26€ - 32€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
80€ - 100€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 St-Pierre-des-Corps to Massy-TGV
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
170€ - 300€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 St Pierre Des Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 80€
Rail 1st Class
70€ - 110€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tours to Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Venice
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
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 Tours to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Tours to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice station.

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Tours to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tours to Venice is 1181 km. It takes approximately 11h 22m to drive from Tours to Venice.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Venice Airport.

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