How to get to the city
Air: Clermont does have an airport but it is not served well by flights from Britain. It offers flights to Paris and Lyon.
Most fans seem to fly to Lyon and then make the two hour drive to the city.
Within France you would need to transfer at Paris Charles de Gaulle or Paris Orly.
Rail If you prefer seeing more of the French countryside an alternative is the train from Paris, Gare de Lyon.
The journey takes about three and a half hours. The station is located to the east of the city centre.
The ground is about a mile from Gare de Clermont-Ferrand,or seven minutes by tram.
From the station, follow the Avenue del’Union Sovietique, then turn left on Rue Niel. After about 400 yards , turn right into Avenue de la Republique, and continue until you reach the ground.
Tram: There is a tramline running through Clermont Ferrand, with a stop at the Stase Marcel Michelin. From the city centre, take the tram in the direction of Champratel
Bus: The number 1,17,10M and 16 buses all stop at Estaing, a short walk from the stadium.
Road From Paris:
A10 then A71 to Clermont-Ferrand.
Leave the motorway at Clermont Ferrand-Nord, then 150m after the "motorway ends " sign you enter Clermont Ferrand.
A75 to Clermont Ferrand, then continue on A710/E30 for 6 km, then follow Clermont-Ferrand , Limoges on the A710W for 2.5 km , then 150 m after the "motorway ends" sign you enter Clermont Ferrand.
From the Boulevard Edgar Quinet as you leave the autoroute Continue for 1.5km.
Turn left into Boulevard Leon Jouhaux/N9 for 350m, then turn right onto the N9 for 0.7km.
Turn right onto the Boulevard Leon Jouhaux/N9 for 250m, and then turn right onto the N9 for 0.8km.
Turn right onto the Rue de Catarou for 250m then right onto the Rue Du clos Four sur 90m and the stadium.
Updated October 2015
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