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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Ussel by bus, train or car

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Bus via Clermont-Ferrand  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand 1646 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel Autocar / ...

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Clermont Ferrand Sofia Central Bus Station - Sevilla Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel Autocar / ...

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Train, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel Autocar / ...

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Ussel 265.5 km

Lyon to Ussel by bus

44 Weekly Buses
5h 4m Average Duration
€18 Cheapest Price
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Lyon → Ussel
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ussel is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ussel is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ussel is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Ussel is to bus which costs €13 - €20 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Ussel is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Ussel. However, there are services departing from Lyon Perrache and arriving at Ussel via Salins Coubertin and Clermont Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Lyon and Ussel is 198 km. The road distance is 265.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Ussel without a car is to bus via Clermont-Ferrand which takes 5h 4m and costs €18 - €26.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Lyon to Ussel, including transfers.

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Lyon to Ussel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Ussel bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Ussel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Ussel is 265 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Lyon to Ussel.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Ussel. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Ussel.
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  • Distance: 198.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Ussel, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Ussel via Clermont-Ferrand, Salins Coubertin, Gare SNCF, and Clermont Ferrand in around 5h 4m.

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 Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €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 Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Swiss PostAuto
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Union Ivkoni

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