Since 1 January 2016, the Auvergne is part of the new region Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes and comprises of four departments: Allier, Puy-de-Dôme, Cantal and Haute-Loire.
There are excellent travel links to the Auvergne by air, to the Aéroport de Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne, located 6.5km east of the city. It is operated by Ryanair and flies to Stansted.
By Ferry, Brittany Ferries operates from:
– Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg, Le Havre and St Malo
– Poole to Cherbourg
– Plymouth to Roscoff
– Cork to Roscoff
Meanwhile, Condor Ferries operate 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. P&O operates from Dover to Calais.
If you’re travelling to Auvergne by car, then here is an indicaion of distances using motorways (with tolls) and/or dual-carriage ways from: