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Recommended option

Train via Paris  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Weert to Heerlen
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Massy-TGV to Le Mans Tgv

€178 - €355

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Paris Charles de Gaulle N367
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Le Mans BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€47 - €74

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Train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Weert to Maastricht
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Mans Tgv

€120 - €250

Bus, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the Bus from Eindhoven to Brussels
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Mans Tgv

€106 - €152

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Grathem to Le Mans 644.4 km

€80 - €120

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Nantes  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Weert to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  4. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans

€158 - €346

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Weert to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans

€176 - €339

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Rennes  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Weert to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Le Mans

€135 - €408

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Weert to Maastricht
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans

€177 - €464

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans

€140 - €322

Grathem to Le Mans by bus and train

The journey time between Grathem and Le Mans is around 15h 6m and covers a distance of around 780 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 57m. Operated by Arriva NL, Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Grathem to Le Mans service departs from Grathem, Centrum and arrives in Le Mans. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15h 6m
Fastest journey time:
8h 57m
Journey distance:
780 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€178
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:32
Last service departs at:
18:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grathem to Le Mans bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Netherlands → France
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International entry into France from Netherlands

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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Le Mans is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Le Mans is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Le Mans is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Netherlands from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grathem to Le Mans is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Grathem to Le Mans is to drive which costs €80 - €120 and takes 6h 12m.

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The distance between Grathem and Le Mans is 540 km. The road distance is 644.4 km.

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The best way to get from Grathem to Le Mans without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 42m and costs €170 - €360.

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It takes approximately 8h 42m to get from Grathem to Le Mans, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Grathem to Le Mans is to train via Paris which takes 8h 42m and costs €170 - €360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grathem to Le Mans is 644 km. It takes approximately 6h 12m to drive from Grathem to Le Mans.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Le Mans. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 540 km
  • Duration: 8h 42m

What companies run services between Grathem, Netherlands and Le Mans, France?

You can take a train from Grathem to Le Mans via Weert, Station Perron B, Weert, Heerlen, Aachen Hbf, Paris Nord, Massy Palaiseau, and Massy-TGV in around 8h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grathem to Le Mans via Weert, Dries, Weert, Eindhoven Centraal, Eindhoven Station, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 12h 7m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Weert to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Weert to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Weert to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€150 - €210
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€65 - €90
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Massy-TGV to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €65
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Eindhoven to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven Station to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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