The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Saint-Étienne will cost around $ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 20.
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4 h 40 m
4 h 58 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Paris for Saint-Étienne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 411 km distance in an average of 4 h 58 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 40 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||254 miles (410 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€16)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Ouibus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Paris to Saint-Étienne cover the 254 miles (410 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF.
For as little as $14 (€12) you can travel by bus to Saint-Étienne from Paris with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets between Paris and Saint-Étienne due to the coronavirus:
Some of the Paris bus stations to Saint-Étienne you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, La Défense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Saint-Étienne include Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF, Saint-Étienne, Rue Jacques Canstant Milleret (Parking près de la Gare) and Saint-Etienne, Gare.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris.
The most popular arrival bus station, Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center of Saint-Étienne.
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