Clermont-Ferrand is strategically placed: the city is situated in the heart of France on the main highways to Northern and Southern European countries, and is the natural gateway to the vast Massif Central area. Communications are improving constantly, and particularly with the Millau viaduct and the Bordeaux motorway, Clermont-Ferrand has become an important crossroads in France.
AIR / BY AIR
Clermont-Ferrand / Auvergne international airport is easily accessible for the region’s capital- only 7 km from the city centre by motorway.
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BUS / BY BUS
ROAD / BY ROAD
- The A71 motorway takes you to Paris via Bourges in 3 hrs 30 mins.
- The A75 the “Méridienne” links Clermont-Fd to Béziers and Montpellier, by the Millau viaduct, placing the city only 3 hours from the Mediterranean and opening the door to Spain.
- The A89 leads to Rhône-Alpes region and offers not only a link between Clermont and Lyon in 2 hours, then on to Geneva, but also easy access to Saint-Étienne towards Avignon, Marseille and Nice.
- The A89 goes to Bordeaux, Biarritz and San-Sebastian.