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There are 7 ways to get from Le Mans to Antwerp by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Le Mans to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€97 - €192

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Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Le Mans to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Nantes > Angers > Le Mans > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Antwerp Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Antwerp > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

€23 - €31

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Train via Paris  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Le Mans to Massy Tgv Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central Thalys

€129 - €225

Night bus, train  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the night bus from Le Mans to Brussels-North train station N712
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€33 - €41

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Le Mans to Antwerp 548 km

€55 - €85

Train, fly to Brussels  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Le Mans to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

€151 - €405

Train, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 53m

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

€200 - €382

Le Mans to Antwerp by train

The train journey time between Le Mans and Antwerp is around 4h 41m and covers a distance of around 621 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 37m. Operated by TGV inOui, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Thalys, the Le Mans to Antwerp train service departs from Le Mans and arrives in Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 41m
Fastest train time:
4h 37m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€97
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:28
Last train departs at:
07:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Le Mans to Antwerp train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Le Mans to Antwerp is to bus which costs €23 - €35 and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Le Mans to Antwerp is to train which costs €95 - €200 and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Le Mans to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Le Mans and arriving at Antwerp via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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No, there is no direct train from Le Mans to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Le Mans and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Le Mans and Antwerp is 468 km. The road distance is 548 km.

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The best way to get from Le Mans to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs €95 - €200.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Le Mans to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Le Mans to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Le Mans station.

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Le Mans to Antwerp train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Le Mans station.

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The best way to get from Le Mans to Antwerp is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs €95 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 9h.

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Map of how to get from Le Mans to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 468.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Le Mans, France and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Le Mans to Antwerp via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Le Mans to Antwerp via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 9h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Train operators
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 Le Mans to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Le Mans to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Le Mans to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€85 - €120
Comfort
€95 - €130
Premium
€120 - €170
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Le Mans to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Le Mans to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus
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 Le Mans to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Le Mans to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Le Mans to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Le Mans to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Le Mans to Antwerp is 548 km. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Le Mans to Antwerp.

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