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Travel Information to Saint-Étienne from Geneva

distanceDistance99 miles (160 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $46 (€37) • 3 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Take a bus or train to travel 99 miles (160 km) from Geneva to Saint-Étienne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.

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Travel from Geneva to Saint-Étienne
Travel to Saint-Étienne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.
FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Saint-Étienne, France from Geneva, Switzerland?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/26/21; 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 from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Geneva, Switzerland from Saint-Étienne, France due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Geneva, Switzerland was last verified on 7/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Geneva from Saint-Étienne.

How do I go from Geneva to Saint-Étienne?

You can travel to Saint-Étienne from Geneva 2 different ways: bus or train.

How far is Saint-Étienne from Geneva?

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

Where do I depart from Geneva? Where do I arrive in Saint-Étienne?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Geneva at Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Saint-Étienne at Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF.
  • Trains mostly depart from Genève and arrive in Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux.
Which travel companies can take me from Geneva to Saint-Étienne?

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

  • You can travel to Saint-Étienne from Geneva by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€10) with Flixbus from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.
  • You can go to Saint-Étienne from Geneva by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $46 (€37) with SNCF | TER from Geneva to Saint-Étienne on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Geneva to Saint-Étienne?
Omio customers who travel from Geneva to Saint-Étienne often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Lyon or Marseille. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Saint-Étienne and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Geneva to Saint-Étienne tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $13 (€10) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $46 (€37) one way on average 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.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Saint-Étienne?

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Saint-Étienne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Saint-Étienne:

A bus is $34 (€27) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Geneva to Saint-Étienne costing on average $46 (€37).

What is the fastest way to travel to Saint-Étienne from Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Saint-Étienne from Geneva is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 9 min.

Other travel options to Saint-Étienne can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 45 min   on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Saint-Étienne
Geneve, Cornavin
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