Traveling to Auvergne from the UK
Destination - Auvergne
Auvergne is a region of dormant volcanoes, an island located in the heart of France.
Its many lakes, rivers and springs have earned it the nickname of Château d’Eau de la France – Water Tower of France.
A region of well-rooted traditions, Auvergne boasts eleven communities ranked among the Plus Beaux Villages de France.
A region of lush pastures growing on the rich volcanic soil and dedicated to cattle breeding, Auvergne produces five renowned AOC cheeses and a gastronomy of quality
A region of mountains, Auvergne is an ideal for hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, cycling, vélorails, canoeing or paragliding during summer, and excellent value for money holidays.
Traveling to Auvergne from the UK is easy despite the distance.
Here are the links to the various official sites you’ll need:
Traveling to Auvergne from the UK - Air travel information
The Aéroport de Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne is located 6.5km east of the city.
Ryanair operates to Clermont-Ferrand from London Stansted.
It’s very convenient to take the train to go to town, as it is a 10mn journey; the station is a 5mn walk from the terminal and is connected to it by a footpath.
Traveling to Auvergne from the UK - Ferry travel information
Brittany Ferries operates from:
- Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg, Le Havre and St Malo
- Poole to Cherbourg
- Plymouth to Roscoff
- Cork to Roscoff
Condor Ferries operates a weekly ferry service from Portsmouth to Cherbourg, from late May to early September, and Catamaran services from Poole and Weymouth to Saint Malo via the Channel Islands.
LD Lines - DFDS Seaways operates services from Newhaven to Dieppe and Dover to Calais or Dunkirk.
P&O operates from Dover to Calais.
You can compare ferry prices on aferry.co.uk
Traveling to Auvergne from the UK - Car travel information
Here are the distances using motorways (with tolls) and/or dual-carriage ways from:
- Calais to Clermont-Ferrand (709km)
- Caen-Ouistreham to Clermont-Ferrand (607km)
- Cherbourg to Clermont-Ferrand (716km)
- Le Havre to Clermont-Ferrand (604km)
- Roscoff to Clermont-Ferrand (799km)
- Saint-Malo to Clermont-Ferrand (656km)
Traveling to Auvergne from the UK - Car Rental travel information
Aéroport de Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne: care rental
Traveling to Auvergne from the UK - Rail travel information
Eurotunnel links Folkestone to Calais in 35 minutes.
Credit photo: feature photo via Jean Piludu
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