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There are 10 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Stansted to Brive, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Brive (BVE) STN - BVE
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand

24€ - 104€

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Fly London Stansted to Chambery, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Chambery (CMF) STN - CMF
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand

73€ - 380€

Fly London Stansted to Rodez, bus, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rodez (RDZ) STN - RDZ
  2. Take the bus from Rodez - Pole Multimodal Gare Sncf to Severac D'aveyron - Severac Gare
  3. Take the train from Sévérac-d'Aveyron to Clermont-Ferrand

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Clermont-Ferrand  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) LHR - CFE

126€ - 351€

Train via Paris  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand Ic

245€ - 597€

Train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand Ter / ...

302€ - 738€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 781 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Clermont-Ferrand 727

40€ - 69€

Bus, night bus  •  19h 16m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the night bus from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand

74€ - 85€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Clermont-Ferrand

244€ - 296€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 24m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Clermont-Ferrand

168€ - 295€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clermont-Ferrand is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Clermont-Ferrand is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Clermont-Ferrand is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £60 and takes 18h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand is to fly and bus which costs £20 - £90 and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Clermont-Ferrand. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arriving at Clermont-Ferrand via London, Lille and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Clermont-Ferrand via Liverpool Street station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Clermont-Ferrand is 710 km.

The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 34m and costs £210 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, depart from London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Brive Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand.
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  • Distance: 710 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Clermont-Ferrand, France?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9h 34m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Brive
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
14€ - 90€
Flights from London Stansted to Rodez
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 110€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Stansted to Chambery
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Chambery
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
30€ - 300€
Train operators
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sévérac-d'Aveyron to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lille-Europe to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
Rail 1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Severac Le Chateau to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
22€
First
32€
Business
31€
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
20€
First
29€
Business
28€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
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 Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 130€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
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 Brive-la-Gaillarde to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Aveyron - liO Occitanie
Phone
+33 800 31 31 31
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Rodez - Pole Multimodal Gare Sncf to Severac D'aveyron - Severac Gare
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Aveyron - liO Occitanie
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Airport Bus Express
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
46€
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Clermont-Ferrand is 1h ahead of London Stansted Airport (STN). It is currently 5:28 PM in London Stansted Airport (STN) and 6:28 PM in Clermont-Ferrand.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clermont-Ferrand train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Brive Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Clermont-Ferrand. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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