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Tours to Bourges by train

It takes an average of 3h 6m to travel from Tours to Bourges by train, over a distance of around 82 miles (133 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Tours to Bourges and tickets for this journey start from $19.16 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 38m
PriceFrom $19.16
Distance82 miles (133 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
Departure stationTours
Arrival stationBourges
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus

Tours to Bourges train times

Check out the next trains departing from Tours to Bourges for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:50 07:38 1h 48m, direct
06:51 08:45 1h 54m, 1 change
08:33 10:15 1h 42m, direct
11:05 00:48 1h 43m, direct
00:28 02:06 1h 38m, direct
01:22 04:22 3h 0m, 1 change
03:01 04:57 1h 56m, 1 change
04:33 06:18 1h 45m, direct
05:17 07:07 1h 50m, direct
06:33 08:19 1h 46m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Tours to Bourges

You can travel from Tours to Bourges on TER and SNCF 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.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Tours to Bourges

The price of train tickets from Tours to Bourges starts at $19.16 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 Tours to Bourges 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 Tours to Bourges

Want to know more about your journey from Tours to Bourges? 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 Tours to Bourges take?

The average journey time by train between Tours and Bourges is 3 hours and 6 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 Tours and Bourges by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Tours to Bourges is 1 hour and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Tours to Bourges cost?

Train tickets from Tours to Bourges can start from as little as $19.16 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 Tours to Bourges?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Tours to Bourges without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Tours to Bourges each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Tours to Bourges leaves at 05:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Tours to Bourges leaves at 09:01. 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 Tours and Bourges by train?

Trains travelling from Tours to Bourges cover a distance of around 82 miles (133 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bourges to Tours.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Tours to Bourges for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 06/10/2021 for travel on 06/10/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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