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What means of transport should I use in Clermont-Ferrand?


Clermont-Ferrand, the capital of the Auvergne region in the Massif Central, is a major university town. It welcomes more than 40,000 students every year. The city has a great range of accommodation and a wide choice of higher education courses. Students have several transport options in Clermont-Ferrand for getting around the city and its surrounding areas. 

Public transport in Clermont-Ferrand

Here are just some of the options available to students without a car during their university year in Clermont-Ferrand.

  • Trams: Clermont-Ferrand has a modern tram network, managed by T2C. The line is practical and eco-friendly, it has 34 stations, between the "Les Vergnes" and "La Pardieu Gare" stops. 
  • Bus: Clermont-Ferrand has a well-developed bus network, with 26 routes, which complement the areas not served by the tram. 

You can check maps and timetables for both the T2C tramway and bus lines on the website or app. You can also use them for any other information about your journey, as well as any changes to services like possible disruptions. 

  • Cycling: self-service bike stations, under the C.Vélo scheme, as well as secure parking facilities for bikes are scattered around the city. The municipality encourages the use of this practical, eco-friendly, gentle form of transport. 
  • The train: from Clermont-Ferrand station, you can use many rail links to different destinations, both in the region and nationally. 

Access to student accommodation in Clermont-Ferrand

If you choose to study in the Auvergne capital, you'll have no trouble getting around on a daily basis!

Take a look at our range of student accommodation in Clermont to find the ideal residence to live in while you study. 

You might also need our advice when you move to Clermont: so you can quickly find your feet in the town and be able to settle in even more easily.

By Nahuel Pedroso - Marketing and Innovation Manager

Driven by nostalgia for my student years, I am constantly looking for information and tips to simplify students' lives. My goal is to share these discoveries to help students in their academic journey.