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TUDIP network

RTCA in figures:

  • Employees: 50 people
  • Fleet : 25 including 2 city shuttles, 2 PRM vehicles and 1 coach for the shuttle "Pèlerin d'un jour"
  • 1,265,000 km per year, including 509,000 in subcontracting
  • 1 650 000 trips on urban transport TUDIP
  • 390,000 trips on school transport
  • 12 urban lines including 4 in subcontracting
  • 1 PMR service subcontracting from 1 September 2015
  • 20 primary services subcontracting
  • 19 secondary services subcontracting
  • 23 points of sale
  • 1 sales agency "Boutique TUDIP".

Nos services

Travelling in group

Group travels

Concern kindergartens, primary schools and recreation centers. These coupons allow to travel in a group on a one-way and / or return trip. They will be presented to the rode bus drivers and get back to the last driver.

1 - All trips should be reported to the Shop TUDIP at least 48 hours in advance. They will specify the date, the time, the reason for traveling, the number of people concerned and the TUDIP lines used. Reporting should be done by phone at the +33 4 71 02 60 11. They will be confi rmed by the shop and the applicant by mail:

2 - Trips must be done in off-peak hours which are defined as is:

  • Monday: from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm
  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30  am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm
  • Friday: from 8:30 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 4 pm

3 - The number will be a maximum of 60 people (children + accompanying adults) and 40 maximum on the 11 line, by vehicle.

4 - Any trip will be made with a completed evasion coupon and signed by the manager, lack of coupon resulting in the cancellation of the trip.

5 - All the trips will be made under the responsability of the supervisor who will ensure the proper behavior of students in buses to the approval of the transported clients.

Group ticketing

Issued exclusively at the shop, it concerns only groups of young people consisting of under 18 accompanied by an adult. The group should consist of at least 10 people. Trips are done with other TUDIP bus users, the guide will have to ensure the good behavior of his group.

Issued exclusively to TUDIP shop for 0.70€ (free guide: 1 per 10 accompanied).

Services and specific shuttles

TUDIP taxis

To improve service to users, the Régie des Transports of the Puy-en-Velay urban area offers an on-demand transport service, the "TUDIP taxis" allowing to serve certain days of the week:

  • - the Taulhac neighboroughood
  • - 4 retirement or rest homes
  • - several town in the urban area to go to the Puy-en-Velay (organized service with 9 specific sectors)

For more informations about this on-demand transport service, you can download the taxis TUDIP presentation brochure.


The downtown shuttle

A shuttle services regularly the downtown of the Puy : it's line 12. For more information on the tour, you can download the shuttle map and its timetables (which you can also find in the journey planner).

PRM services

Serving people with reduced mobility (PRM)

So that the city doesn't have to be a handicap, the Puy-en-Velay urban area Authority has implemented since 1 October 2001, on the 28 towns of the urban area Autority, an on-demand transport service, for people with reduced mobility.

Who can benefit from P.R.M. service?

Persons wishing to use the PRM service must request from the urban area Authority services to deliver an authorization by calling the +33 4 71 04 37 00.

How to book for a trip?

Bookings can be made Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.
At the latest the day before 12:00 pm.
For trips planned on Monday, they must be booked before 12:00 pm on Friday.


Which ticket?

All urban and community tickets are valid. On board the vehicle, only the unity ticket is issued to the driver.

The PRM service operates Monday to Saturday (7 am to 7 pm, hours of pick-up). There is no Sunday and holidays service.

What conditions of transportation?

An attendant can travel free with you. The pick-up takes place outside the home, to the place of destination. No support is provided within the private or public buildings. Drivers provide assistance to disabled people, only upon entry and seating in the vehicle.

A transport service which allows you to move safely and with maximum comfort.


A travel request must expressly provide for the hours of pick-up of both outward and return journey. The schedule adherence is essential for the service to function properly. Delays disrupt service and penalize other travelers.

Cancellation or modification of a ride?

To the extent that the user can not come for the requested and programmed trip, it is obliged to inform the service provider. If the ride is not canceled, the service will be charged to the customer.
Cancellations disrupt service: they must be exceptional.
The intended destination when booking can not be changed during the ride.  Stop will not be permitted to customer convenience during the trip.

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Tickets prices

The tickets are valid on all  Puy-en-Velay Metropolitan Authority transport services (urban and for school). Every time you board the bus or the car, you must have a ticket, which embodies the "contract of carriage" including free card cardholders. Only children under 4 years accompanied by an adult, can travel (on Tudip network) without presenting a ticket.

Single ticket

1€40, sold exclusively by the driver on the bus, valid for 1 hour.

10 tickets

10€00, on sale at the shop and at TUDIP custodians, valid for 1 hour.

The day ticket

3€, sold exclusively at the store and recipients drivers

Group ticket

Issued exclusively to TUDIP shop at 0€70 price (a free supervisor ticket per 10 children) and designed exclusively for groups of at least 10 people under 18 years.


Public transports travelcards

Delivered in the shop at the price of 4€00 (or for a duplicate), they are valid from 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016. Provide proof of identity and two recent and identical ID photos. To be valid, travelcards must be provided with a monthly coupon, quarterly or yearly. They will be delivered by the TUDIP store and by custodians (only monthly except Access delivered under conditions).

IMPORTANT: This coupon must be included on the travelcard the first day of each month. (For this: from the 20th of the month you can anticipate in buying your next month's coupon)

JEUNE travelcard (under 25)
  • Monthly coupons: 15€
  • Quarterly coupons: 45€
  • Yearly pass: 135€
ACTIF travelcard (between 25 and 60)
  • Monthly coupons: 32€
  • Quarterly coupons: 96€
  • Yearly pass: 307€

Since 2009, funding of public transport for employees between home and the workplace becomes mandatory for employers to 50% on presentation of proof by the employee. (Article 20 of the Social Security Financing Act for 2009).

AGE OR subscription (+60)
  • Monthly coupons: 16€
  • Quarterly coupons: 48€
  • Yearly pass: 153,50€
ACCES subscription (under conditions)
  • Monthly coupons: 5€
  • Quarterly coupons: 15€
  • Yearly pass: 45€
Documents required for an ACCES subscription card (New from 1 September 2015)

To set up an ACCES subscription card, go to the TUDIP shop and must have the following documents:

  • an ID or the livret de famille for each person concerned
  • 2 identical and recent ID photos
  • Certification from the CRAM Auvergne or from the MSA delivered recently for +65 people with the supplementary allowance (ex. FNS)
  • Updated certification for CMUC or AME beneficiaries
  • Monthly certification from Pôle Emploi for the last or current month.


Setting  up a subscription card, including duplicate card, is 4€.


Can ride for free

  • Children under 4, accompanied by an adult (no card) only on the urban network
  • Professional and volunteers  firefighters in service and in uniform, police officers in service and in uniform and municipal guards in service and in uniform
  • Free card "Laissez-Passer Sénior" for 75+ in order to be accompanied by someone
  • Any wheelchair user guide.

Points of sale

To allow you to use public transport as you wish and to be closer to you, many reception points are available for you, spread over the entire transport network. You can find there information and tickets.

Urban transport

The TUDIP store
  • Located 6 rue Pierret,  Le Puy-en-Velay, France.
  • Phone: +33 4 71 02 60 11
  • Fax: +33 4 71 00 24 38
  • E-mail :
  • Opening hours: Monday from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and from Tuesday to Friday : from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. / on Saturday : from 9 a.m. to noon

Our commercial space welcomes you to give you all information about fares, how our transport services are operating and timetables.

The headquarters of urban, community and school transport

Responsible for transport services are available at the headquarters of the Metropolitan Authority, Place de la Libération, Le Puy-en-Velay

Phone: +33 4 71 04 37 00

Standard and reception : from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday


Aiguilhe :
  • Tabac-Presse : 23 bd Docteur Chantemesse
Brives-Charensac :
  • Tabac-Presse* " L’Escapade" : 12 rue de la Poterie
  • Tabac-Presse* : 4 route de Lyon
  • Kad Presse : Galerie Marchande d’Auchan
Chadrac :
  • Tabac-Presse* : 9 rue Pierre et Marie Curie
Coubon :
  • Tabac-Presse "Café de la Loire" : rue du Centre
Craponne sur Arzon :
  • Tabac-cadeaux** : 5 bd Nord
Espaly-Saint-Marcel :
  • Tabac-Presse* : 10 av. de la Mairie
Le Puy en Velay :
  • Tabac-Presse* : 46 rue Chaussade
  • Tabac-Presse* : 42 rue Portail d’Avignon
  • Tabac-Presse* : Centre Commercial de Guitard
  • Tabac-Presse : 27 boulevard Carnot
  • Tabac-Presse* - Café des Marronniers : 46 av. Jean Baptiste Marcet
  • Tabac-Presse* – SNC Baccarat : 1 av. Maréchal Foch
  • Tabac-Presse*  : 46 bd de la République.
  • Tabac-Presse* - Cave à Cigares : 37 bis place du Breuil
  • Tabac-Presse : 43 bd Maréchal Fayolle
  • Tabac-Presse* "Duo Val Vert" : place Eugène Pebellier
  • Tabac-Presse* : 49 rue Saint-Jacques
  • Tabac-Presse -La Civette : 24 rue Porte-Aiguière
  • Tabac-Presse St-Jean : 7 Fb Saint-Jean
  • Tabac-Presse* : 30 place du Breuil
Monistrol d'Allier :
  • La Poste - Le Bourg**
Saint Paulien :
  • Bar-Tabac "Les Genets"** : 42 av. Ruéssium
Saint Préjet d'Allier :
  • La Poste - Le Bourg**
Vals-près-Le Puy :
  • Tabac-Presse* "Le Dolaizon 2" : 16 av. Charles Massot

* indicate resellers of monthly coupons except Accès

** these resellers sell 10 ticket packs only

Starting from the 1st September all resellers sell 10 ticket packs only.




La Boutique TUDIP