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There are 10 ways to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Paris Bercy Intercités
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

128€ - 258€

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Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station / ...

34€ - 46€

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Train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris Gare de Lyon Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

192€ - 364€

Train, bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Paris Bercy Intercités
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels South N1153

66€ - 115€

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels 725.7 km

80€ - 120€

Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Brussels (BRU) CFE - BRU

101€ - 412€

Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Paris CDG, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Paris CDG (CDG) CFE - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

109€ - 345€

Train to Lyon, fly to Brussels  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU

113€ - 268€

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

136€ - 569€

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

141€ - 381€

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The most affordable way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels is to bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Gare SNCF and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Clermont-Ferrand and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Clermont Ferrand and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Bercy, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Clermont-Ferrand Station and Brussels is 571 km. The road distance is 725.7 km.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 10m and costs 120€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels, including transfers.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Clermont Ferrand station.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels is to train via Paris which takes 6h 10m and costs 120€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 420€ and takes 6h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 571.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Clermont-Ferrand Station, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels via Paris Bercy, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels via Salins Coubertin, Clermont-Ferrand, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 12h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
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 Clermont Ferrand to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 95€
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Clermont-Ferrand to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels South
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels is 726 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Rwandair Express and three other airlines offer flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 2268+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Clermont-Ferrand Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs 8€ - 16€.

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