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Paris CDG transfer to TGV--options?

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Hi, I have a question about transferring from a flight to the train in France and would like some advice.

I’m going to be staying in the city of Clermont-Ferrand in mid-September. At the moment I have a plane ticket to Paris and so I need to book my train ticket. I fly into Paris CDG, Terminal 1, at 6:20 AM. From there I have two options:

⦁ Take a TGV train which leaves at 8:31AM and arrives in CF around 2PM. This option is cheapest and has one connection in Lyon.
⦁ Another TGV train leaves at 9:58AM and arrives in CF sometime past 4PM. It is slightly more expensive (~7 euros) and has two connections: Lyon and then in St-Etienne-Chateaucreux. The latter connection to the train station in CF has only a transfer time of 11 minutes.

The only real advantage I see with the second option is that it allows for more time in between my airplane landing and the time I need to get on the train, but that’s a pretty big advantage. My next question then is if 11 minutes is enough to make the transfer between the second connection and the final train to CF. I tried looking up how big the St-Etienne-Chateaucreux train station is but didn’t find much info.

Is the first option at all feasible? Or would it be better to go with the second one? Would appreciate any and all insights. Thanks!

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