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There are 4 ways to get from Avignon to Ussel by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Lyon

  1. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Clermont-Ferrand
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nimes
  2. Take the train from Nimes to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

Drive

  1. Drive from Avignon to Ussel

Avignon to Ussel by train and bus

The journey time between Avignon and Ussel is around 6h 59m and covers a distance of around 526 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 47m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Avignon to Ussel service departs from Avignon Tgv and arrives in Ussel. Typically 44 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

44 Weekly Services
6h 59m Average Duration
€104 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Ussel is to bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 7h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Avignon to Ussel is to drive which takes 4h 51m and costs €90 - €140.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Ussel. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at Ussel via Salins Coubertin and Clermont Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Avignon and Ussel is 265 km. The road distance is 490.3 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Ussel without a car is to train and bus via Lyon which takes 6h 59m and costs €100 - €200.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Avignon to Ussel, including transfers.

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Avignon to Ussel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Avignon station.

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Avignon to Ussel bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Ussel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Ussel is 490 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Avignon to Ussel.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Ussel.
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  • Distance: 265.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Ussel, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a bus from Avignon to Ussel via Clermont-Ferrand, Salins Coubertin, Gare SNCF, and Clermont Ferrand in around 7h 59m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Avignon Centre to Nimes
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Nimes to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nîmes to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Avignon to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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