Many fans choose to make the pilgrimage over to the Le Mans circuit by car, and there is plenty of parking available at the circuit which can be booked in advance, but tend to sell out very quickly. Parking is free during Wednesday and Thursday practice.
It is possible to reach the circuit using public transport; either by Bus or Tram.
Line T1 goes from Republique to Antares in just 20 minutes, and is a quick and easy way to get to the circuit. Antares is located close to the Mulsanne Straight.
Local Buses will be running from central Le Mans to the circuit throughout the race week. If you are travelling from the Le Mans Gare train station you can catch the bus line 17 to the Oasis stop, which is also the final stop. Alternatively the bus from the city centre is Line 3, with the same terminus; Oasis.
The Oasis bus stop is located around a 15 minute walk from Centre des Expositions entrance, at the North side of the circuit.
If you are travelling from further afield, Le Mans is easily accessible by train from most major cities in France, including Paris, Rennes, Nantes, Lille, Lyon and Marseille. From Paris, the journey time is approximately 55 minutes and tickets can be purchased in advance on www.voyages-sncf.com.
In conjunction with the local authorities, SNCF are offering return tickets from any train station in the Pays de Loire region to the circuit for just 10u20AC. You can book this directly at the train station by showing your Le Mans entry ticket.
Trams operate throughout Le Mans with a regular tram service running from the city to the eastern entrance of the circuit, Terminus Antares. Garage Vert is located 150 metres from Terminus Antares.
To help plan your journey to the circuit, you may wish to visit www.setram.fr.
Walking from the city to the circuit from the centre of Le Mans is not recommended as it is an 8km walk, approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
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