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Tours to Sancerre by train

It takes an average of 5h 12m to travel from Tours to Sancerre by train, over a distance of around 100 miles (161 km). There are normally 2 trains per day travelling from Tours to Sancerre and tickets for this journey start from $50.15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 40m
PriceFrom $50.15
Distance100 miles (161 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train06:57
Last train14:49
Departure stationTours
Arrival stationSancerre
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

SNCF trains from Tours to Sancerre

You can travel from Tours to Sancerre on 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.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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 Sancerre

The price of train tickets from Tours to Sancerre starts at $50.15 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 Sancerre 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 Sancerre

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

The average journey time by train between Tours and Sancerre is 5 hours and 12 minutes, with around 2 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 Sancerre by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Tours to Sancerre is 4 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Tours to Sancerre cost?

Train tickets from Tours to Sancerre can start from as little as $50.15 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 Sancerre?

No, there are no direct train services from Tours to Sancerre. Travelling from Tours to Sancerre by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Tours to Sancerre leaves at 06:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Tours to Sancerre leaves at 14:49. 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 Sancerre by train?

Trains travelling from Tours to Sancerre cover a distance of around 100 miles (161 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Sancerre to Tours.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Tours to Sancerre for a typical week day using timetable data for . 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 11/16/2018 for travel on 11/16/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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