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).
OUIGO is the low-cost TGV service of SNCF. OUIGO trains have a unique comfort class, equivalent to the Second Class of a classic TGV. OUIGO tickets are only available on the internet. You also have the option to add features, such as a power socket instead, the layout of your seat in a space called tranquillity or the addition of additional luggage.
The average journey time between Tours and Poitiers is 52 minutes and the fastest journey time is 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Tours to Poitiers. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Tours to Poitiers departs at 06:15. The last train from Tours to Poitiers departs at 21:44. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Tours to Poitiers without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Tours to Poitiers. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.