How to travel from Cologne to Le Mans

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Travel Information to Le Mans from Cologne

distanceDistance363 miles (586 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeBus • $89 (€80) • 12 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 363 miles (586 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Le Mans from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Le Mans.

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Travel between Cologne, Germany and Le Mans, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Le Mans from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Le Mans, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 6/29/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Le Mans from Cologne.

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Le Mans restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Le Mans?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 6/29/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Le Mans closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from Cologne to Le Mans: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Le Mans is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Le Mans:

A ferry is generally $89 (€80) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $89 (€80) from Cologne to Le Mans.

Taking a ferry is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a flight to Le Mans, which costs on average $6 (€5) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $6 (€5) from Cologne to Le Mans.

The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Le Mans is by bus, which takes on average 12 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 22 min.

You should expect to travel around 363 miles (586 km) between Cologne and Le Mans.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Le Mans is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Le Mans from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Le Mans:

  • Buses from Cologne to Le Mans most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Le Mans, Gare SNCF.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Le Mans, Le-Mans-Viaduc.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Le Mans, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Le Mans by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Cologne to Le Mans tickets on Omio for $89 (€80).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Le Mans often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Nantes or Rennes. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Le Mans itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Le Mans and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Cologne to Le Mans, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $89 (€80) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Le Mans online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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