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Clermont-Ferrand to Paris by train

It takes an average of 4h 02m to travel from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris by train, over a distance of around 216 miles (347 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $12.41 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 27m
Price$12.41 - $238.48
Distance216 miles (347 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationClermont-Ferrand
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Clermont-Ferrand to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:30 08:57 3h 27m, direct
06:00 11:03 5h 03m, 1 change
08:30 11:57 3h 27m, direct
10:30 13:57 3h 27m, direct
10:42 16:12 5h 30m, 2 changes
13:30 16:57 3h 27m, direct
13:57 19:02 5h 05m, 1 change
14:57 19:33 4h 36m, 1 change
16:26 19:57 3h 31m, direct
17:28 20:57 3h 29m, direct

SNCF and Intercités trains from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris

You can travel from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris on SNCF and Intercités trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

Cheap train tickets from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris

Train tickets from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris start at $12.41 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $112.59.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$108.33
on the day
avg. single price$112.59

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Clermont-Ferrand to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Clermont-Ferrand and Paris is 4 hours and 2 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Clermont-Ferrand and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris is 3 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris can start from as little as $12.41 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris leave?

The first train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris leave?

The last train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris leaves at 19:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Clermont-Ferrand and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris cover a distance of around 216 miles (347 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Clermont-Ferrand to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/29/2020 for travel on 04/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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