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Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train

The journey from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train is 84.97 mi and takes 2 hr 35 min. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:20 AM and the last at 8:34 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train for as little as $24.84 or as much as $152.93. The best price for this journey is $24.84.

Lowest Price$24.84
Journey Duration2 hr 35 min
Connection per Day20
Lowest Price$24.84
Highest Price$152.93
First Departure6:20 AM
Last Departure8:34 PM
Distance84.97 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalClermont-Ferrand
CarriersINTERCITÉS, TERMore

Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand cost?

The prices for train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand will cost $24.84. The average train ticket price is approximately $45.35. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $45.35. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long will it take me to travel from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train?

The average journey time is 2 hr 35 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 84.97 mi from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand to take longer than 2 hr 35 min. The distance between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand is around 84.97 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hr 35 min. However, the fastest routes between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand take 2 hr 14 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand leaving at 6:20 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 8:34 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand leaving at 6:20 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 8:34 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations are used when traveling from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?

In Lyon, departure stations include Lyon - Vaise,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon Saint-Paul. When you arrive in Clermont-Ferrand, you may be able to disembark at stations such as CLERMONT-FERRAND,Clermont Ferrand,Durtol - Nohanent. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?

If you want to get from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 20 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 19 direct journeys between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $20.53 to $41.05 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 50% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand

The cheapest Lyon - Clermont-Ferrand train tickets can be found for as low as $24.24 if you’re lucky, or $32.80 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $40.24.

Find the best day to travel to Clermont-Ferrand by train

When travelling to Clermont-Ferrand by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Intercités is a train service offered by SNCF. Intercités trains operate on regional, national, and international routes, connecting cities and towns within France as well as with neighboring countries. Unlike the high-speed TGV trains, Intercités trains have a more traditional feel and offer a scenic way to travel and explore the country. Sleep on board an Intercités train is possible through the "Intercités de nuit" offer, which includes the option to reserve a reclining seat or berth.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by INTERCITÉS, TER and TGV inOui when traveling from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand.

Second Class - The Essential

The Essential is a second class ticket, offers a cost-effective solution for those seeking basic comfort during their journey. Moreover, this ticket is exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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First Class-The Comfort

The Comfort is a first class ticket, offers a premium level of comfort and amenities. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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INTERCITÉS Pro

If you opt for the INTERCITÉS Pro option, you will have access to full flexibility and the Grand Voyageur service for select destinations. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train, and up to 2 hours post-departure, given specific conditions
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Complimentary WiFi service is provided for you on select INTERCITÉS routes, notably Paris-Clermont-Ferrand, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse, Marseille-Bordeaux, and Paris-Briançon. For those travelling overnight, WiFi connectivity is assured on the Paris-Nice and Paris-Briançon routes.
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INTERCITÉS trains come equipped with standard E.U. two-point plug sockets. Plug in and power up!
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On INTERCITÉS trains, you have the freedom to bring along any luggage you wish, be it a suitcase, overnight bag, or backpack. Just ensure each item doesn't exceed 130cm in height or 90cm in width. Remember to label all your belongings for easy identification. While you can bring as much as you can handle, ensure everything is securely stored, prioritizing the comfort and safety of everyone onboard. Keep smaller items nearby, like under your seat, and place bigger pieces in designated areas or along the aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, INTERCITÉS offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Hungry or thirsty? Enjoy our at-seat food and drink service. The 'Nos Territoires Gourmands' menu showcases quality local products. Look for this service on routes like Paris-Clermont-Ferrance and Bordeaux-Marseille, as well as select overnight journeys.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All INTERCITÉS trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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On Intercités trains, non-folding bikes require a €10 registration fee at the time of booking. Meanwhile, folding bikes in appropriate bags are welcome onboard at no extra cost, as long as its dimensions don't exceed 130 x 90 cm when folded. Bikes, whether folding or not, can be taken on some Intercités trains without a reservation for free. However, while most trains offer free bike storage, be aware that on the Nantes-Bordeaux and Nantes-Lyon lines, a €5 fee is charged.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board INTERCITÉS, TER and TGV inOui from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train.
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Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand CO2 Emissions by Train

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9.57kg
Bus
10.26kg
Flight
27.35kg
Car
21.88kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand are 9.57kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand? By taking the train between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand you will save 17.78kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.69kg compared to a bus and 12.31kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?
A train ticket from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand is $45.35. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $24.84.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand is $24.84. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand by train?
Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand is 84.97 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand take?
Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand is on average 2 hr 35 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 14 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?
The train journey from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: INTERCITÉS, TER, TGV inOui and SNCF.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?
Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand departs at 6:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand departs at 8:34 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $24.84 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?
There are on average 19 direct connection(s) from Lyon to go to Clermont-Ferrand.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand is 2 hr 14 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand creates 9.57kg of CO2 emissions.

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