Auvergne in numbers

Come to Auvergne

By car


The city is located in the center of France and at the crossroads of Europe's highways.

  • Paris by A71 : 3h30
  • Béziers by A75 : 3h00
  • Lyon by A72 : 1h45
  • Bordeaux by A89 : 3h30

Distances entre Clermont et : Distance
Paris 422 km
Brest 800 km
Bordeaux 365 km
Lille 640 km
Lyon 173 km
Marseille 420 km
Strasbourg 580 km
Bayonne 550 km

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By bus

Cheap national and European connections from the Clermont-Ferrand bus station (Place Gambetta).

Schedules, prices and reservations on:

by train

The SNCF provides daily connections with Paris (Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne train station), including 1 daily non-stop train in 3 hours, from Monday to Sunday.

Connections for Béziers, Lyon, Nîmes, Toulouse.

By plane

Aéroport International Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne

Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport is just 7 km from Clermont-Ferrand city center. It has regular flights with Lyon, Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle and Paris-Orly, Lille, Nice, Strasbourg, Amsterdam, London, Luton.

  • Daily connections with Paris (Several daily round trips to Paris Orly and Paris Charles de Gaulle airports) with HOP!
  • Direct flights to Amsterdam and Lyon with HOP!
  • Daily liaisons with Strasbourg, Lille, Nice, London-Luton and Brest with the company Fly KISS .

Informations :
Tél. +33 (0) 4 73 62 71 00

Vichy-Charmeil Airport

03110 Charmeil
Tél. +33 (0)4 70 32 34 09 – Fax +33 (0)4 70 59 99 91

Aurillac / Tronquières Airport

15000 Aurillac (5mn from city center)
Regular flight on workdays : Paris – Orly Sud

Puy-en-Velay / Loudes Airport

43320 Loudes (à 10 mn of the city center)
Regular flight : Paris – Orly Sud, 2 times per day during workdays

Auvergne in numbers


The Auvergne Region is composed of 4 districts:
– Allier
– Cantal
– Haute-Loire
– Puy-de-Dôme

Surface area
26 000 km2
4,8 % of the national territory of France

1 309 000 inhabitants
2,2 % of the French population

Density : 50 inhabitants per km2 (104 inhabitants per km2 in France)




1,310 towns and villages of which:
- 90 % have less than 2,000 inhabitants
- 1 % have more than 10,000 inhabitants

Two Regional Natural Parks (the Livradois-Forez Park and the Auvergne Volcanoes Park)

Higher education
40,000 student
2 universities
5 engineering schools
1 business school

Several European and world leaders (Michelin, Limagrain, Volvic…)

Companies :
Tertiary: 63 %
Industry: 25 %
Agriculture: 10 %
Other: 2 %

More than 180,000 beds for tourists (hotels, camp-sites, B&B, gîtes, holiday villages...)

30 million nights of tourist accommodation per year.

Places to visit: more than 500 Romanesque churches, 10 spa towns : with all the charm of the "Belle Epoque"

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The Auvergne Film Commission is funded by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region. She is a member of the Film France network and works in close collaboration with the Rhône-Alpes Film Commission.