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How to travel from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand? Look no further.

There are around 5 trains per day running between Montluçon Rimard and Clermont-Ferrand, which usually take 2 hours 14 minutes to complete the 45 miles (72 km) journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 32 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. You can reach Clermont-Ferrand by travelling on an SNCF service – the main train operator in France. You'll be travelling on either a TER or Intercités train during your journey, both of which offer comfortable seating and space for luggage.

You can save money on train tickets from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand by train

First train

08:09

Last train

18:55

Departure station

Montluçon Rimard

Arrival station

Clermont-Ferrand

Journey time

From 1h 32m

Distance

45 miles (72 km)

Frequency

5 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

SNCF

Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand for Tuesday 23rd April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:09 10:10 3h 1m, 1 change
07:40 11:08 3h 28m, 1 change
11:23 12:55 1h 32m, direct
16:02 17:39 1h 37m, direct
17:55 19:31 1h 36m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand

You can travel from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand on 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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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).

TER classes from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand

Compare the different travel classes offered by TER when travelling from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand.

Onboard services on TER

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

There are no size limits for the luggage you take on board TER trains, so you can travel your way. However, you must be able to carry any luggage you bring unassisted, and it must fit into the dedicated luggage storage spaces on the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

TER trains do not have any onboard catering facilities, so don't forget to pick up a snack at the station before you leave!

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

TER trains do not currently have WiFi available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

All children under 12 years old get 50% off the price of a TER ticket - input the age of your child when searching your journey and the discount will be applied automatically. Children under the age of 4 travel for free if they're sat on your lap throughout the journey.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

On TER trains, it's free to take your bicycle on board. You can hang it up or store it in a dedicated bicycle area. There are a fixed number of spaces available on each train - they're first come, first served and can't be reserved.

PetPetPets

Animals weighing less than 6kg must travel in an appropriate carrier (no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm), stored at your feet or on your lap. Tickets for small animals cost 7€. Animals weighing more than 6kg must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times. Tickets for larger animals cost 50% of the price of a second class ticket. Up to 2 animals or 2 carriers allowed per passenger. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on board all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you are disabled or have reduced mobility, you can reserve special assistance through 'Accès TER'. Someone can meet you at the station and accompany you to your train or TER bus, helping you to get around more easily.

Cheap train tickets from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand

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 Montluçon Rimard 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Montluçon Rimard and Clermont-Ferrand is 2 hours and 14 minutes, with around 5 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 Montluçon Rimard and Clermont-Ferrand by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand is 1 hour and 32 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Montluçon Rimard 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 Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand leave?

The first train from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand leaves at 08:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand leaves at 18:55. 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 Montluçon Rimard and Clermont-Ferrand by train?

Trains travelling from Montluçon Rimard to Clermont-Ferrand cover a distance of around 45 miles (72 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Clermont-Ferrand to Montluçon Rimard.

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