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The train from Laval to Paris Montparnasse usually takes 1 hour 53 minutes on average to travel 151 miles (243 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 15 minutes. You can expect to find 13 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Paris Montparnasse, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with TGV, SNCF or OUIGO to get to Paris Montparnasse. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Laval to Paris Montparnasse in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €10.00.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Paris Montparnasse, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
It takes an average of 1h 53m to travel from Laval to Paris Montparnasse by train, over a distance of around 151 miles (243 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Laval to Paris Montparnasse and tickets for this journey start from €10 when you book in advance.
From 1h 15m
151 miles (243 km)
13 trains per day
Direct trains 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.
OUIGO is the low-cost brand of French rail company SNCF, who operate trains in France and Spain. In France, all seats on OUIGO are Second Class and tickets can only be purchased online. You can also pay for additional extras, such as reserving a seat in the ‘quiet area’, at-seat power sockets and extra luggage. OUIGO has been operating in Spain since May 2021, and their trains include an onboard bar and a premium class of service called OUIGO Plus.
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).
In Second Class, TGV INOUI allows you to travel comfortably while enjoying the onboard services, such as free WiFi, power sockets and more.
Want to travel in style? Upgrade to First Class and you’ll enjoy all the benefits of Second Class as well as some additional perks.
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 Laval to Paris Montparnasse by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Laval and Paris Montparnasse is 1 hour and 53 minutes, with around 13 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Laval to Paris Montparnasse is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Laval to Paris Montparnasse can start from as little as €10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Laval to Paris Montparnasse without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Laval to Paris Montparnasse each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Laval to Paris Montparnasse leaves at 06:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Laval to Paris Montparnasse leaves at 20:15. 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.
Trains travelling from Laval to Paris Montparnasse cover a distance of around 151 miles (243 km) during the journey.