How to travel from Saint-Étienne to Lyon

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Travel Information to Lyon from Saint-Étienne

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $13
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€12) • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 30 miles (49 km) to Lyon from Saint-Étienne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Saint-Étienne to Lyon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Saint-Étienne to Lyon

Travel to Lyon 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 Saint-Étienne to Lyon.

There are 4 travel options from Saint-Étienne to Lyon: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Saint-Étienne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $4 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $13 (€12) for this route.

The fastest way from Saint-Étienne to Lyon is by train with an average journey time of 41 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 55 min   of travel time.

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

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

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 28 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Saint-Etienne, Gare and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Saint-Étienne and Lyon with SNCF | Autocar, and you can find SNCF | Autocar Saint-Étienne to Lyon tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.
  • You can go to Lyon from Saint-Étienne by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $13 (€12) with SNCF | TER from Saint-Étienne to Lyon on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Saint-Étienne to Lyon often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Saint-Étienne to Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $9 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $13 (€12) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Saint-Étienne to Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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