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There are 4 ways to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) by train, bus or car

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Train via Lyon

  1. Take the train from Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand

Train

  1. Take the train from Chalon Sur Saone to Montchanin
  2. Take the train from Montchanin to Clermont Ferrand

Drive

  1. Drive from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE)

Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) by train

65 Weekly Trains
5h 17m Average Duration
€90 Cheapest Price
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Chalon-sur-Saône → Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE)
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The cheapest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) is to bus which costs €17 - €24 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE). However, there are services departing from Chalon-sur-Saône and arriving at Aviation via Lyon Perrache and Alexandre Varenne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE). However, there are services departing from Chalon Sur Saone and arriving at Aulnat Aeroport via Lyon Part Dieu and Clermont Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Chalon-sur-Saône and Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) is 171 km. The road distance is 264.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) without a car is to train via Lyon which takes 5h 17m and costs €90 - €190.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE), including transfers.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chalon-sur-Saône station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chalon Sur Saone station.

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The best way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) is to train via Lyon which takes 5h 17m and costs €90 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €24 and takes 5h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE).
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  • Distance: 170.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Chalon-sur-Saône, France and Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE), France?

You can take a train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) via Lyon Part Dieu and Clermont Ferrand in around 5h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) via Lyon Perrache, Clermont-Ferrand, and Alexandre Varenne in around 5h 31m.

Train operators
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 Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Chalon Sur Saone to Montchanin
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €20
Train from Montchanin to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
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 Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Montchanin
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montchanin to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Chalon sur Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €36
Bus operators
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 Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Clermont Ferrand station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE) is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Chalon-sur-Saône to Clermont-Ferrand Airport (CFE).

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