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There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Le Mai by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Nevers Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Coeur de Nièvre Lm 552

€82 - €140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Nevers 747
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Coeur de Nièvre Lm 552

€24 - €31

2 alternative options

Train, bus #2  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Nevers Intercités / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Coeur de Nièvre Lm 552

€40 - €74

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Le Mai 252.2 km

€27 - €40

Paris to Le Mai by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Le Mai is around 3h 24m and covers a distance of around 295 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 24m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Mobigo Nièvre, the Paris to Le Mai service departs from Paris-Bercy and arrives in Coeur de Nièvre. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 24m
Fastest journey time:
3h 24m
Journey distance:
295 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€82
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:01
Last service departs at:
16:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Le Mai train and bus schedules

Paris → Le Mai
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Le Mai is 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Le Mai is to bus which costs €24 - €35 and takes 5h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Le Mai is to drive. Taking this option will cost €27 - €40 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Le Mai. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Coeur de Nièvre via Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Paris and Le Mai is 213 km. The road distance is 252.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Le Mai without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 1m and costs €80 - €140.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Paris to Le Mai, including transfers.

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Paris to Le Mai bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Le Mai bus services, operated by Mobigo Nièvre, arrive at Coeur de Nièvre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Le Mai is 252 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Paris to Le Mai.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Le Mai. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Le Mai.
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  • Distance: 212.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Le Mai, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France?

You can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Le Mai via Nevers and Gares in around 5h 10m.

Train operators
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 Paris-Bercy to Nevers
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bercy to Nevers
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Bus operators
Mobigo Nièvre
Phone
+33 3 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gares to Coeur de Nièvre
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Schedules at
Mobigo Nièvre
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 Paris to Nevers
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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