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Bordeaux to Tours by bus

The journey from Bordeaux to Tours by bus is 186.03 mi and takes 5 hr 7 min. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Bordeaux to Tours by bus for as little as $12.31 or as much as $111.83. The best price for this journey is $12.31.

Lowest Price$12.31
Journey Duration5 hr 7 min
Connection per Day18
Lowest Price$12.31
Highest Price$111.83
First Departure12:05 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance186.03 mi
DepartureBordeaux
ArrivalTours
CarriersAlsa, TERMore

Bordeaux to Tours Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Bordeaux to Tours cost?

When you're traveling from Bordeaux to Tours, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $40.64. You might be able to find prices as low as $12.31, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $40.64 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bordeaux to Tours.

How much time will it take to go from Bordeaux to Tours by bus?

The average journey time is 5 hr 7 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 186.03 mi from Bordeaux to Tours. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Bordeaux to Tours to take longer than 5 hr 7 min. The journey between Bordeaux and Tours runs for about 186.03 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hr 7 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hr 25 min. If you are trying to get from Bordeaux to Tours as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many journeys from Bordeaux to Tours are there every day?

On average, there are 18 daily departures from Bordeaux to Tours. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 16 departures from Bordeaux which travel directly to Tours. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bordeaux to Tours. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bordeaux to Tours
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Tours.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bordeaux to Tours, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bordeaux to Tours.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $11.28 to $24.33 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 54% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Bordeaux to Tours

The cheapest Bordeaux - Tours bus tickets can be found for as low as $11.28 if you’re lucky, or $17.92 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $26.67.

Find the best day to travel to Tours by bus

When travelling to Tours by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

INTERNORTE is a bus company that operates in Portugal, providing transportation services to various destinations across the country. The company offers a range of services, including regular and express routes, as well as international connections to Spain. INTERNORTE's fleet consists of modern and comfortable buses, equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats, and free Wi-Fi. The company also offers various amenities, such as onboard entertainment, refreshments, and luggage storage. With a focus on safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction, INTERNORTE is a popular choice for travelers looking for affordable and convenient transportation options in Portugal.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Bordeaux to Tours

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TER when traveling from Bordeaux to Tours.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board Alsa, TER and Inter 2000 from Bordeaux to Tours
Compare services on board when travelling from Bordeaux to Tours by bus.
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Bordeaux to Tours CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
20.96kg
Bus
22.45kg
Flight
59.88kg
Car
47.9kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bordeaux to Tours?
A bus ticket from Bordeaux to Tours is $40.64. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.31.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bordeaux to Tours?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bordeaux to Tours is $12.31. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bordeaux and Tours by bus?
Bordeaux to Tours is 186.03 mi.
How long does the bus between Bordeaux and Tours take?
Bordeaux to Tours is on average 5 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Bordeaux to Tours?
The bus journey from Bordeaux to Tours is covered by 9 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Alsa, TER, ALSA INTERNACIONAL, Inter 2000, FlixBus, Euroscoach, INTERNORTE, BlaBlaCar Bus, OUIGO and TGV inOui.
How many bus connections per day go from Bordeaux to Tours?
Bordeaux to Tours has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bordeaux to Tours leave?
The earliest bus from Bordeaux to Tours departs at 12:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bordeaux to Tours depart?
The latest bus from Bordeaux to Tours departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bordeaux to Tours in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $12.31 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bordeaux to Tours?
There are on average 16 direct connection(s) from Bordeaux to go to Tours.
What's the fastest journey time between Bordeaux to Tours by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bordeaux and Tours is 2 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bordeaux to Tours?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bordeaux and Tours.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bordeaux to Tours by bus?
The bus journey from Bordeaux to Tours creates 22.45kg of CO2 emissions.

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