Want to explore our beautiful region but not sure how to get here? It couldn’t be easier, just follow our recommendations and you’ll be on the right track. By bus, train, plane, car, camper van or motor cycle… whichever way you travel, prepare to feast your eyes!

By road

A72 Saint Etienne / Clermont Ferrand sorties Andrézieux-Bouthéon, Montrond-les-Bains/Montbrison or Feurs/Boën.


  • Saint Etienne – 40 km
  • Lyon via Saint Etienne – 80 km
  • Clermont Ferrand – 100 km
  • Roanne – 50 km
  • Paris via Lyon or Clermont Ferrand – 530 km
  • Puy en Velay – 90 km

Road conditions

Recharging stations

Comment venir dans le Forez voiture Car

By train

TGV from Châteaucreux station to Saint Etienne Ligne TER from Saint Etienne to Clermont Ferrand (stops at the stations of Bonson, Saint Romain le Puy, Montbrison)


Journey length

  • Saint Etienne – Montbrison: 35 min – direct
  • Lyon – Montbrison: 1h25 – via Saint Etienne Châteaucreux
  • Clermont Ferrand – Montbrison: from 1 hr 45 – direct
  • Roanne – from 1 hr 55 via Roanne
  • Paris – from 3 hrs 50 via Saint Etienne Châteaucreux
  • Le Puy en Velay – from 2 hrs via Saint Etienne Châteaucreux
Comment venir dans le Forez Train Train


In the Loire Forez area: 8 areas and 5 carpooling spaces. Open 24/7, they are connected to the main roads and public transport and are equipped with cycle racks.

Find a carpooling area

Carpooling site developed by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.


Comment venir Loire Forez Covoiturage Carpooling

By plane

Lyon Saint Exupéry International airport

Clermont-Ferrand-Aulnat airport

Comment venir dans le Forez avion Plane

Getting around the Loire Forez

14 interurban transport lines serve the Loire Forez area

Browse the timetables

1 Montbrison/Savigneux urban shuttle and 1 St Just St Rambert/ Bonson urban shuttle

Browse the timetables

8 local lines in the Loire Forez area

Browse the timetables

Comment venir dans le Forez Bus Interurban transport