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There are 5 ways to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Montluçon Ville
  2. Take the train from Montluçon Ville to Clermont-Ferrand

$48 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Limoges to Brive-la-Gaillarde Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand 716 / ...

$11 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Brive-la-Gaillarde Ic
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand

$34 - $46

Rideshare  •  3 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand 139 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand 138.9 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand is to bus which costs 9€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand. However, there are services departing from Limoges and arriving at Clermont-Ferrand via Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand. However, there are services departing from Limoges-Benedictins and arriving at Clermont-Ferrand via Montluçon Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Limoges and Clermont-Ferrand is 142 km. The road distance is 222.2 km.

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The best way to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand, including transfers.

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Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Limoges station.

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

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The best way to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand.
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  • Distance: 88.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand via Montluçon Ville in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand via Brive-la-Gaillarde and Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Limoges-Benedictins to Montluçon Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montluçon Ville to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Limoges to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand is 222 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Limoges to Clermont-Ferrand.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Clermont-Ferrand. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Limoges and Clermont-Ferrand. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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