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Lille to Tours by train

It takes an average of 5h 35m to travel from Lille to Tours by train, over a distance of around 248 miles (400 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Lille to Tours and tickets for this journey start from $20.44 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 10m
PriceFrom $20.44
Distance248 miles (400 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train04:51
Last train19:58
Departure stationLille
Arrival stationTours
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsOUIGO, Flixbus

Lille to Tours train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lille to Tours for Tuesday May 25th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:42 09:21 3h 39m, 2 changes
06:12 10:23 4h 11m, 2 changes
08:32 12:27 3h 55m, 1 change
10:42 14:20 3h 38m, 2 changes
11:53 16:43 4h 50m, 2 changes
13:42 17:18 3h 36m, 2 changes
13:42 17:44 4h 2m, 1 change
15:12 18:56 3h 44m, 2 changes
16:16 19:26 3h 10m, 1 change
17:42 05:34 11h 52m, 3 changes

OUIGO trains from Lille to Tours

You can travel from Lille to Tours on OUIGO trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

Cheap train tickets from Lille to Tours

The price of train tickets from Lille to Tours starts at $20.44 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lille to Tours by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lille to Tours

Want to know more about your journey from Lille to Tours? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lille to Tours take?

The average journey time by train between Lille and Tours is 5 hours and 35 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lille and Tours by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lille to Tours is 3 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Lille to Tours cost?

Train tickets from Lille to Tours can start from as little as $20.44 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lille to Tours?

No, there are no direct train services from Lille to Tours. Travelling from Lille to Tours by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Lille to Tours leave?

The first train from Lille to Tours leaves at 04:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lille to Tours leave?

The last train from Lille to Tours leaves at 19:58. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lille and Tours by train?

Trains travelling from Lille to Tours cover a distance of around 248 miles (400 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lille to Tours for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/25/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/18/2021 for travel on 05/18/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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