Getting in Sarthe

The true gateway to western France, Sarthe is easily accessible by road or train (TGV)!

By train

With easy links across France and Europe, the TGV stations of Le Mans and Sablé-sur-Sarthe make Sarthe particularly accessible.
With its 17 daily TGV connections between Paris and Le Mans, Sarthe is just 54 minutes from Paris!

  • Paris - Le Mans 54 minutes
  • Rennes/Nantes - Le Mans 1 hr 15
  • Lyon - Le Mans 3 hr
  • Lille - Le Mans 2 hr 40
  • Brussels - Le Mans 3 hr
  • London - Le Mans 4 hr

By road

The motorway network (A11 and A81) connects Sarthe to Paris, Rennes, Nantes and Angers. With the A28, Tours, Bordeaux, Rouen, Calais and thus England and Spain are also directly accessible.

  • Paris 2 hr by the A11
  • Rennes 1 hr 15 by the A81
  • Rouen 2 hr by the A28
  • Nantes 1 hr 30 by the A11
  • Angers 1 hr by the A11
  • Tours 1 hr by the A28
  • Poitiers 2 hr 15 by the A10 and A28
  • Alençon 35 minutes by the A28