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There are 6 ways to get from Vichy to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Vichy to Paris Bercy Intercités / ...

€100 - €180

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vichy to Paris 357.1 km

€17 - €26

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Vichy to Moulins sur Allier Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moulins to Paris 747

€24 - €41

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Vichy to Paris Bercy 355.7 km

€35 - €60

Train to Clermont-Ferrand, fly  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand
  2. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Paris CDG (CDG) CFE - CDG

€75 - €393

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Vichy to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG

€85 - €208

Vichy to Paris by train

The train journey time between Vichy and Paris is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 364 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 51m. Operated by SNCF and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Vichy to Paris train service departs from Vichy and arrives in Paris Bercy. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 51m
Fastest train time:
2h 51m
Train distance:
364 km
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
€40
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:01
Last train departs at:
20:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vichy to Paris train schedules

Vichy → Paris
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The cheapest way to get from Vichy to Paris is to rideshare which costs €17 - €26 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Vichy to Paris is to train which costs €100 - €180 and takes 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vichy and arriving at Paris Bercy. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 51m.

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It is 314 km from Vichy to Paris. It is approximately 355.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vichy to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs €100 - €180.

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The train from Vichy to Paris Bercy takes 2h 51m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Vichy to Paris train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Vichy station.

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The quickest flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vichy to Paris train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Paris Bercy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vichy to Paris is 356 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Vichy to Paris.

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Map of how to get from Vichy to Paris.
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  • Distance: 314 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Vichy, France and Paris, France?

SNCF operates a train from Vichy to Paris Bercy every 4 hours. Tickets cost €40 - €85 and the journey takes 2h 51m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
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 Vichy to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Vichy to Moulins Sur Allier
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Vichy to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Vichy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
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 Vichy to Paris-Bercy
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Vichy to Moulins sur Allier
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Vichy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Moulins to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vichy to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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