Distances to Privas :

  • Paris : 600 km – 373 miles
  • Lyon : 140 km – 87 miles
  • Marseille : 210 km – 130 miles

Getting to Ardeche by train

On the Paris – Marseille line
High-speed train stations in Valence, Montélimar, Avignon.
Connections with Eurostar and Thalys trains are available in Paris.

On the Paris – Nîmes line
Local trains in le Puy en Velay, Langogne, La Bastide-Puylaurent, Villefort, Alès

Bus connections available to Ardeche from all of these train stations.

Getting to Ardeche by bus

All the regular lines shown on the map above are available on the Auvergne-Rhône-Alps Region website (in French only)

Getting to Ardeche by plane

International airports : Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Nîmes, Grenoble, Marseille, Montpellier

Getting to Ardeche by car

From Paris or Marseille on the A7 motorway:

  • Exit 12: Chanas for Annonay
  • Exit 13: Tain-l’Hermitage for Tournon-sur-Rhône
  • Exits 14 and 15: Valence Nord and Sud for Guilherand-Granges, Saint-Péray
  • Exit 16: Loriol-sur-Drôme for Le Pouzin, Privas
  • Exits 17 and 18: Montélimar North and South for Viviers, Bourg-Saint-Andéol, Aubenas
  • Exit 19: Bollène for Gorges de l’Ardèche, Vallon-Pont-d’Arc

From Grenoble: A49 to Valence to exit or join the A7

From Montpellier: A9 to Orange to join the A7

From Mende, le-Puy-en-Velay: N88 then N102 towards Aubenas, Montélimar

From Clermont-Ferrand: N102 towards Aubenas

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