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There are 7 ways to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux Ter / ...

€252 - €434

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Bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Clermont-Ferrand 1649 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière to Ambert Place Georges Courtial 2 / ...

€34 - €40

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Train, bus  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the train from Antibes to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Vichy to Ambert Ville B

€106 - €161

Night train, train, bus  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the night train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Perrache Ic
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Vichy Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Vichy to Ambert Ville B

€180 - €328

Drive  •  5h 35m

  1. Drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert 554.5 km

€60 - €95

Fly to Clermont-Ferrand  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) NCE - CFE

€122 - €232

Fly to Lyon, train, bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
  3. Take the bus from Vichy to Ambert Ville

€101 - €264

Nice Airport (NCE) → Ambert
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The cost-effective way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert is to bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 12h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert. However, there are services departing from Nice Airport and arriving at Ambert Place Georges Courtial via Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 12m.

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The distance between Nice Airport (NCE) and Ambert is 345 km. The road distance is 554.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert without a car is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs €250 - €440.

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It takes approximately 9h 27m to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert, including transfers.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Airport station.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs €250 - €440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 12h 12m, you could also fly, which costs €120 - €240 and takes 7h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Puy-de-Dôme, arrive at Ambert Place Georges Courtial station.

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Map of how to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert.
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  • Distance: 345.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 27m

What companies run services between Nice Airport (NCE), France and Ambert, France?

You can take a train from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert via Durandy, Nice Ville, Lyon Part Dieu, Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux, and Montbrison in around 9h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert via Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Flights from Nice to Clermont-Ferrand via Bordeaux, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Nice to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Antibes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
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 Nice-Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Antibes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
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 Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Lyon Perrache to Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
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 Nice Airport to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Puy-de-Dôme
Phone
04 73 42 20 20
Website
puy-de-dome.fr
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière to Ambert Place Georges Courtial
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Puy-de-Dôme

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Ambert.

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easyJet, KLM and Air France offer flights from Nice Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport.

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