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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Alençon by train, bus or car

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Train via Le Mans  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Le Mans Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Alencon Ter

33€ - 73€

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Train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Surdon Ter

28€ - 63€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to L'aigle Ter
  2. Take the bus from Gare Sncf to Gare Sncf 61

Train, bus via Nogent-le-Rotrou  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nogent Le Rotrou Ter
  2. Take the bus from Gare Sncf to Gare Sncf 70 / ...

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Alençon 184.2 km

20€ - 30€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Alençon is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Alençon is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Alençon. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arriving at Alencon via Le Mans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Paris and Alençon is 172 km. The road distance is 184.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alençon without a car is to train via Le Mans which takes 2h 56m and costs 30€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Paris to Alençon, including transfers.

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Paris to Alençon train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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Paris to Alençon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Alencon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Alençon is 184 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Paris to Alençon.

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  • Distance: 172.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Alençon, France?

You can take a train from Gare Montparnasse to Alençon via Le Mans in around 2h 56m.

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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Le Mans to Alencon
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Surdon
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to L'aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nogent Le Rotrou
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Bus operators
NOMAD CARS Orne
Phone
+33 (0)2 35 52 56 00
Website
normandie.fr
Bus from Gare Sncf to Gare Sncf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
NOMAD CARS Orne

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