There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Clermont-Ferrand  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) FCO - CFE

$114 - $479

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Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N521
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand 799 / ...

$65 - $112

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lyon (LYS) FCO - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand

$98 - $365

Train via Milano Centrale  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand

$155 - $241

Train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand

$177 - $241

Bus, train  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand

$123 - $214

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand 721.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand is to bus which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand is to fly which costs 95€ - 410€ and takes 7 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Clermont-Ferrand via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Clermont-Ferrand via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rome and Clermont-Ferrand is 869 km. The road distance is 1154.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand without a car is to train which takes 13 h 6 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand, including transfers.

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Rome to Clermont-Ferrand bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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Rome to Clermont-Ferrand train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 95€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 13 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 18 h.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand.
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  • Distance: 542.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

Air France, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
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 Rome to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Lyon
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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