In, for example, activities or mobility activities, the Distance Band indicates the distance between the place of origin and the venue of the activity the participant(s) has to travel. Main Means of Transport refers to the primary mode of transportation used by participants to travel to and from their host country. The Real distance in kilometres is the real distance between the place of origin and the venue of the activity. 

When completing, for example, a mobility activity, the Distance band (1) and Main means of Transport (2) must be selected from the available drop-down lists. In the field Real distance in kilometers (3) the real distance must be filled and the value provided must be within the range selected for the Distance band. 

The available distance bands to select depend on the key action of the project. 

Distance band and Main means of transport

A link to the official Erasmus+ Distance Calculator to calculate the distance is also available. 

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