The puy de Dôme rack railway, journey to the top of the volcanoes !

The mountainside pathway offers a comfortable 15 minute journey and reveals a breathtaking panorama on the chain of Puys, the plain of Limagne, Clermont-Ferrand and the Massif du Sancy. Arriving at the station of the summit, you are left with a few meters to cross to find out the " Giant Dome " mythical site, lighthouse symbol of the Auvergne.

Opening dates and times

From 23/03 to 30/06/2024, daily between 9 am and 7 pm.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2024, daily between 9 am and 8 pm.

From 01/09 to 03/11/2024, daily between 9 am and 7 pm.

From 04/11 to 31/12/2024 between 10 am and 5 pm.
Closed Monday and Tuesday.
Closed exceptionally on December 25th.
Open exceptionally on 11/11.

Services and equipment

Pets allowed : Chiens tenus en laisse, à l'exception des chiens de 1ère catégorie.
Languages of visit : German, English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Services : Pets supplement
Equipment : Picnic area, Bar, Car park, Restaurant, Coach parking, Free car park
Methods of payment : Bank/credit card, Travellers Cheque, Cash, Online payment
Rubric : Leisure
Activities : Tourist trains, Tourist transport

Prices

  • From 01/01 to 31/03/2024
  • Adult: 15.40 to 17.20 €
  • Teenager: 10.10 €
  • Family pass: 49.90 €.
  • From 01/04 to 30/09/2024
  • Adult: 17.70 to 18.60 €
  • Teenager: 11.70 €
  • Family pass: 49.90 €.
  • From 01/10 to 31/12/2024
  • Adult: 15.40 to 17.20 €
  • Teenager: 10.10 €
  • Family pass: 49.90 €.
  • Free entry for children < 4 years.
  • Group rate available for > 20 people.

Accessibilité

Adapted tourism : Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs, Even flooring with no obstacles, Minimum aisle width of 90 cm, Doors >=77 cm wide, Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm, Reception desk between 70-80 cm high, WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
Nb. pers. pouvant être accueillies simultanément en fauteuil roulant : 6