How to travel from Geneva to Saint-Étienne

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Travel Information from Geneva to Saint-Étienne

distanceDistance99 miles (160 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $42
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€37) • 3 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 99 miles (160 km) to Saint-Étienne from Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.

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International travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Saint-Étienne, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Saint-Étienne if traveling from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Saint-Étienne, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Geneva and Saint-Étienne.

The restriction level for your return to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Geneva from Saint-Étienne restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Geneva from Saint-Étienne?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Geneva from Saint-Étienne closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Saint-Étienne from Geneva including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Saint-Étienne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Saint-Étienne:

Taking a bus is usually $26 (€23) less than taking a train to Saint-Étienne, which costs on average $42 (€37) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Geneva to Saint-Étienne is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 7 min.

There are alternative travel options to Saint-Étienne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 45 min   of travel time.

The distance from Geneva to Saint-Étienne is approximately 99 miles (160 km).

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Saint-Étienne is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Geneva and Saint-Étienne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Geneva to Saint-Étienne:

  • Buses mostly leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and tend to arrive in Saint-Etienne, Gare.
  • Trains mostly depart from Genève and arrive in Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Geneva to Saint-Étienne:

  • You can travel by bus to Saint-Étienne from Geneva with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Geneva to Saint-Étienne tickets for $16 (€14) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Geneva to Saint-Étienne with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€37) with SNCF | TER from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Geneva to Saint-Étienne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Geneva and Saint-Étienne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Saint-Étienne and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Geneva to Saint-Étienne, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $16 (€14) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $42 (€37) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Saint-Étienne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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