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from Lyon to Saint-Étienne

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Travel Information to Saint-Étienne from Lyon

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Travel 30 miles (49 km) by bus or train to Saint-Étienne from Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.

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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 Lyon to Saint-Étienne.
FAQs
How do I reach Saint-Étienne from Lyon?

There are 2 ways to get from Lyon to Saint-Étienne: bus or train.

How do I get from Lyon to Saint-Étienne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Étienne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Saint-Étienne:

Taking a bus is about $4 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€12) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Lyon to Saint-Étienne?

The fastest way from Lyon to Saint-Étienne is by train with an average journey time of 42 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h   of travel time.

How far is it from Lyon to Saint-Étienne?

The Lyon to Saint-Étienne distance is around 30 miles (49 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to Saint-Étienne?

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

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Saint-Étienne as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Lyon to Saint-Étienne, what are the departure and arrival points in Lyon and Saint-Étienne?

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

  • Buses from Lyon to Saint-Étienne most often leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF.
  • Trains most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Saint-Étienne at Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux.
Which travel operators can get me to Saint-Étienne from Lyon?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon to Saint-Étienne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SNCF | Autocar can take you to Saint-Étienne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for SNCF | Autocar from Lyon to Saint-Étienne for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with SNCF | TER for trains to Saint-Étienne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TER Lyon to Saint-Étienne tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Lyon to Saint-Étienne ends?
Your trip from Lyon to Saint-Étienne doesn't have to end in Saint-Étienne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Marseille or Geneva. If you’d like to add Paris, Marseille or Geneva to your Lyon to Saint-Étienne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Saint-Étienne today!
How early should I buy Lyon to Saint-Étienne tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Lyon 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 for this route is costing $10 (€8) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $14 (€12) one way.

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