Prepare your arrival

Getting here

Whether by car, plane, train or bus, find all the information you need for your arrival.

Clermont-Ferrand is strategically placed

the city is situated in the heart of France on the main highways to Northern and Southern European countries, and is the natural gateway to the vast Massif Central area.

By car

  • From Paris via the A71 motorway in 4 hours.
  • The free A75 motorway links Clermont-Ferrand to Montpellier in just 3 hours.
  • Take the A72 motorway to get to Lyon in 2 hours or the A89 to Bordeaux in 3 hr 45 min.

By plane

Only 7 km from the centre of Clermont-Ferrand, the Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne airport is easily accessible by motorway. There are daily flights to several French and European destinations.

Daily flights to Paris: several flights to and from the airports of Paris Orly and Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Clermont Airport : Tél. +33 (0) 4 73 62 71 00 | Website

By train

The SNCF provides daily connections with Paris (Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d’Auvergne train station), including one non-stop train in just 3 hours.

Connections for Béziers, Lyon, Nîmes, Toulouse.

Oui-Sncf : Tél. 36 35 | Website

TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes : Tél. 09 69 32 21 41 | Website

By bus

National and European routes at low prices from the Clermont-Ferrand bus station.

Schedules, fares and booking at: