Le Mont Dore

The closest airport is situated in Clermont-Ferrand (Aulnat).

There are buses that link the airport with the train station. For timetables and more information about getting to and from the airport, please use the website:

The simplest way to reach Le Mont Dore is by train. There are four trains each day between Le Mont Dore and Clermont-Ferrand.

Train times for 8/07/07 to 8/12/07:

After that, all you have to do is make the three kilometres that separate the hostel from Le Mont Dore.
-By foot for the more courageous.
-By bus: Free during the ski season, there is a fare from May to September. However, the last bus is at 6pm.
-By taxi: (00 33) (0) 4 73 65 09 32 (Taxi BARLAUD)
1-To reach Clermont-Ferrand:
-From Paris, take the A71 (3 hours)
-From Montpellier, take the A75.
-From Lyon, take the A72 (by St-Etienne)

2-After Clermont-Ferrand:
-Take the N89 in the Bordeaux direction for 15-20km, then take the road to the left in Randanne, in the direction of Le Mont Dore D983.

3-From Bordeaux: Take the A89 until you reach Bourg-Lastic.

4-From Poitiers: By Gueret then Aubusson then Giat and finally Le Mont Dore.

5-Once in Le Mont Dore:
Follow the directions for Le Sancy, uphill for 3-4km. The youth hostel is the last chalet on the right before the parking spaces for the cable-car, across from the Chomets chair-lift.

Le Mont Dore

Le Mont Dore
Mountains Youth Hostels