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Paris to Clermont-Ferrand by train

It takes an average of 7h 10m to travel from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand by train, over a distance of around 216 miles (347 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand and tickets for this journey start from €10.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 29m
Price€10.50 - €179.80
Distance216 miles (347 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationClermont-Ferrand
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Paris to Clermont-Ferrand train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand for Friday 7th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:01 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne10:30 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5951 SNCF Get tickets3h 29m, direct
07:41 Paris Austerlitz12:24 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 3615 SNCF Get tickets4h 43m, 2 changes
09:01 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne12:30 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5955 SNCF Get tickets3h 29m, direct
13:01 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne16:30 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5959 SNCF Get tickets3h 29m, direct
14:01 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne17:32 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5963 SNCF Get tickets3h 31m, direct
15:01 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne18:32 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5967 SNCF Get tickets3h 31m, direct
16:01 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne19:34 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5971 SNCF Get tickets3h 33m, direct
17:57 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne21:30 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5979 SNCF Get tickets3h 33m, direct
18:57 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne22:33 Clermont-FerrandIntercités 5983 SNCF Get tickets3h 36m, direct
19:02 Paris Bercy Bourgogne-Pays d’Auvergne08:48 Clermont-FerrandTER 5919 SNCF Get tickets13h 46m, 1 change

SNCF and Intercités trains from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand

You can travel from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand 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 Paris to Clermont-Ferrand

Train tickets from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand start at €10.50 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 €72.43.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price55.39
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price60.68
on the day
avg. single price72.43

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 Paris 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 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Paris and Clermont-Ferrand is 7 hours and 10 minutes, with around 13 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 Paris and Clermont-Ferrand by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand is 3 hours and 29 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand can start from as little as €10.50 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 Paris to Clermont-Ferrand?

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

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

The first train from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand leaves at 07:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand leaves at 20:33. 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 Paris and Clermont-Ferrand by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand 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 Clermont-Ferrand to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / 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 Paris to Clermont-Ferrand for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 15/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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