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

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Train via Paris  •  5h 37m

  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  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris N707 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€27 - €47

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Train  •  6h

  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  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Paris Bercy Intercités
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€61 - €113

Drive  •  6h 48m

  1. Drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels 726.5 km

€80 - €120

Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels  •  5h 30m

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

€117 - €295

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

€124 - €435

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

€79 - €321

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7h 57m

  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

€121 - €589

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Brussels  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

€101 - €279

Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Clermont-Ferrand and Brussels is around 7h 54m and covers a distance of around 732 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 15m. Operated by SNCF, Paris Metro, Transilien and others, the Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels service departs from Clermont Ferrand and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically 29 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 54m
Fastest journey time:
5h 15m
Services per week:
29
Cheapest price:
€128
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:32
Last service departs at:
19:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels train, walk and subway schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels is to bus which costs €27 - €50 and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels is to fly and train which costs €120 - €440 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Clermont-Ferrand and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Clermont-Ferrand 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 5h 37m.

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The distance between Clermont-Ferrand and Brussels is 571 km. The road distance is 726.5 km.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels without a car is to train via Paris which takes 5h 37m and costs €120 - €260.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels is to train via Paris which takes 5h 37m and costs €120 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €50 and takes 10h 34m, you could also fly, which costs €110 - €300 and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 571.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Clermont-Ferrand, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris Bercy, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 5h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 10h 34m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
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 25m
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
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
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)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €90
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 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Bus operators
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
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Clermont-Ferrand 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 to Brussels is 727 km. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Brussels Airport.

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

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