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How to get here

Car ? Train ? Cab ? Plane ? Boat or even bicycle ?
To come to Vichy you have a wide choice !

By car

Less than 2h from Vichy

From Thiers, via D906, about 45min away.

From Moulins (via Saint Pourçain sur Sioule), via D2009 and D6, about 1h drive.

From Clermont-Ferrand, via A71 or D2009 or D210, about 1h drive.

From Roanne, via N7, about 1 hour drive.

From Montluçon, via A71, about 1 hour drive.

From Nevers, via N7, about 1h40 drive.

From Saint Etienne, via A89, about 1h45 drive.

From Bourges, via A71, about 1h50 drive.

Between 2h and 4h from Vichy

From Lyon via the A89, about a 2-hour drive.

From Limoges, via A20, about 2h30 drive.

From Dijon, via A31, about 2h50 drive.

From Grenoble (via Lyon), via A48, about 3h15 drive.

From Montpellier via A75, about 3 hours drive.

From Bordeaux via A89, about 3 hours drive.

From Paris, via the A71, at about 3h30 drive.

From Geneva, via A40, about 3h30 drive.

From Toulouse (via Brive) via A89, about 4 hours drive.

From Angers, via A11, about 4 hours drive.

More than 4 hours from Vichy

From Marseille, via A7, about 4h40 drive.

From Nantes, via A11, about 4h50 away.

From Rennes (via Le Mans and Tours) via A81, about 5h15 away.

From Strasbourg (via Châlon sur Saône) via A35, about 5h30 drive.

From Lille, via A1, about 6h15 drive.

A carpooling area is located in Cusset at the Jean Moulin Stadium, less than 4km from the city center. From there it is possible to reach the city center of Vichy by bus via the E and H lines of the network.

By plane

The airport of Vichy-Charmeil, only 5km from the city center, welcomes private flights from all over France and abroad.
Phone number : 04 70 32 47 15.

The international airport of Clermont-Ferrand/Aulnat, only 35 minutes from Vichy, offers a dozen daily direct flights from Paris and Lyon, and weekly connections with Amsterdam throughout the year. Seasonal connections are also available with major French and European cities.
Airport reception: 04 73 62 71 00.

Andrézieux-Bouthéon airport (Saint Etienne) is located 1h30 from Vichy.

The airport of Lyon Saint-Exupéry is 2 hours from Vichy.

By train

Vichy has a train station located in the heart of the city.

Daily direct links with Paris (Gare de Bercy), 3 hours from Vichy by Intercity train.
Daily direct connections with Lyon, 1h30 from Vichy by TER.

Several connections are possible to Vichy station, by TER from Clermont-Ferrand, Moulins, Roanne-Lyon, Le Puy-en-Velay, Montpellier, Nîmes, Béziers, Marseille, Bordeaux, Nantes or Geneva.

By bike

Vichy is located on the passage of the Via Allier. For the most courageous, it is possible to travel 410 km along the Allier river, from Nevers to Langogne in Lozère, while passing by Vichy. A cycle route marked on the ground allows you to cross Vichy from East to West from the Bellerive bridge to Cusset.

Discover the routes

By bus

The Mobivie network set up by Vichy Community allows to come to Vichy from Cusset, Creuzier le Vieux, Abrest, Bellerive sur Allier and Hauterive.

The nearest Flixbus lines are in Clermont-Ferrand, Saint Etienne and Lyon.

Trains chartered by the SNCF can sometimes arrive in Vichy station, please contact the SNCF for more information.

Mobivie network map

By boat

During the summer season, the free shuttles La Mouette and Le Mirage allow you to go from one bank of the Allier to the other. The boats can accommodate up to 12 passengers and carry bicycles and strollers. The refurbished docks allow people with reduced mobility to board and reach the places on board reserved for them.