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There are 8 ways to get from Manchester to Ydes by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins
  4. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Ussel

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Clermont-Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ydes

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
  5. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ydes

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Paris
  2. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ydes

Bus, train via London

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand
  4. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ydes

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ydes

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Ydes

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE)
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ydes
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ydes is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Ydes is to bus which costs £50 - £75 and takes 25h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Manchester to Ydes is to fly and bus. Taking this option will cost £120 - £600 and takes 9h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester to Ydes. However, there are services departing from Manchester and arriving at Ydes via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Maison de la Culture and Clermont Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 9m.

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The distance between Manchester and Ydes is 965 km.

The best way to get from Manchester to Ydes without a car is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs £270 - £750.

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It takes approximately 13h 27m to get from Manchester to Ydes, including transfers.

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Manchester to Ydes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Manchester station.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Ydes is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs £270 - £750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 25h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Manchester to Ydes bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Ydes station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Ydes.
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  • Distance: 965.3 km
  • Duration: 13h 27m

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Ydes, France?

You can take a train from Manchester to Ydes via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Intl, Paris Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Austerlitz, Limoges Benedictins, and Ussel in around 13h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester to Ydes via Paris, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Clermont-Ferrand, Maison de la Culture, Gare SNCF, and Clermont Ferrand in around 25h 9m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1800
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
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 Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€60 - €90
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Ussel
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
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
Train from Paris Bercy to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €95
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
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)
Train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Manchester to Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
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
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€99
Standard Car - Premium
€158

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Ydes is 1h ahead of Manchester. It is currently 2:53 AM in Manchester and 3:53 AM in Ydes.

KLM and Air France offer flights from Manchester Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Ydes. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs £5 - £17.

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