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Travel from Le Mans to Laval by train in 29 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Le Mans to Laval by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Le Mans to Laval by train is 51 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 29 minutes. You'll usually find 20 trains per day traveling the 71 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Laval. During your journey, you'll either be traveling with TGV or SNCF, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Book train tickets from Le Mans to Laval in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $5.70. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Le Mans to Laval by train

It takes an average of 51m to travel from Le Mans to Laval by train, over a distance of around 44 miles (71 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Le Mans to Laval and tickets for this journey start from $5.70 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station

Le Mans

Arrival station


Journey time



71 miles (44 km)


20 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $5.70

Train and bus operators


Le Mans to Laval train times

Check out the next trains departing from Le Mans to Laval for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:37 09:01 1h 24m, 1 change
08:33 09:02 29m, direct
09:32 11:01 1h 29m, 1 change
11:20 12:32 1h 12m, direct
11:30 12:25 55m, 1 change
12:46 13:15 29m, direct
13:32 14:18 46m, 1 change
15:20 16:13 53m, direct
15:40 16:30 50m, direct
16:20 17:14 54m, direct

TGV, TER and SNCF trains from Le Mans to Laval

You can travel from Le Mans to Laval on TGV, TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Le Mans to Laval

The price of train tickets from Le Mans to Laval starts at $5.70 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Le Mans to Laval by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Le Mans to Laval

Want to know more about your journey from Le Mans to Laval? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Le Mans to Laval take?

The average journey time by train between Le Mans and Laval is 51 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Le Mans and Laval by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Le Mans to Laval is 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Le Mans to Laval cost?

Train tickets from Le Mans to Laval can start from as little as $5.70 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Le Mans to Laval?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Le Mans to Laval without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Le Mans to Laval each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Le Mans to Laval leave?

The first train from Le Mans to Laval leaves at 06:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Le Mans to Laval leave?

The last train from Le Mans to Laval leaves at 22:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Le Mans and Laval by train?

Trains travelling from Le Mans to Laval cover a distance of around 44 miles (71 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Laval to Le Mans.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Le Mans to Laval for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/04/2022 for travel on 12/04/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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