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About the train journey from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand

Want to travel from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand usually takes 31 minutes on average to travel 46 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 29 minutes. You can expect to find 30 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Clermont-Ferrand, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. The route to Clermont-Ferrand is operated by SNCF, the French national train operator. You're likely to be traveling on a TER regional train, or Intercités service during your journey, both of which offer modern comfortable seating.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $6.52.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Clermont-Ferrand, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand by train

It takes an average of 31m to travel from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand by train, over a distance of around 29 miles (46 km). There are normally 30 trains per day traveling from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand and tickets for this journey start from $6.54 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 29m
PriceFrom $6.54
Distance29 miles (46 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train05:46
Last train22:31
Departure stationVichy
Arrival stationClermont-Ferrand
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:47 11:24 37m, direct
11:01 11:32 31m, direct
11:51 12:22 31m, direct
12:31 13:04 33m, direct
12:46 13:20 34m, direct
13:51 14:22 31m, direct
15:01 15:32 31m, direct
15:31 16:04 33m, direct
16:01 16:33 32m, direct
16:21 16:52 31m, direct

Intercités, TER and SNCF trains from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand

You can travel from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand on Intercités, TER and SNCF 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.

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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.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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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).

Cheap train tickets from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand

The price of train tickets from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand starts at $6.54 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand

Want to know more about your journey from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand? 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 Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand take?

The average journey time by train between Vichy and Clermont-Ferrand is 31 minutes, with around 30 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 Vichy and Clermont-Ferrand by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand is 29 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand can start from as little as $6.54 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 Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand without having to change trains. There are 30 direct trains from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand leaves at 05:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand leaves at 22:31. 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 Vichy and Clermont-Ferrand by train?

Trains travelling from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand cover a distance of around 29 miles (46 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Clermont-Ferrand to Vichy.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 09/02/2022 for travel on 09/02/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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