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from Saint-Étienne to Lyon

You can get from Saint-Étienne to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Saint-Étienne to Lyon on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMSaint-Étienne0h46 09:36AMLyon Part Dieu
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$151One-way
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10:20AMSaint-Étienne Châteaucreux1h10 11:30AMLyon
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$111One-way
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09:20AMSaint-Étienne0h46 10:06AMLyon Part Dieu
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$151One-way
08:20AMSaint-Étienne0h46 09:06AMLyon Part Dieu
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$151One-way
06:50PMSaint-Étienne0h46 07:36PMLyon Part Dieu
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$151One-way

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Mon
Oct 25
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Tue
Oct 26
$11SNCF | TGV INOUI
$11SNCF | Autocar
Wed
Oct 27
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Thu
Oct 28
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Fri
Oct 29
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Sat
Oct 30
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Sun
Oct 31
$11SNCF | TGV INOUI
$11SNCF | Autocar
Mon
Nov 1
$11SNCF | TGV INOUI
$11SNCF | Autocar
Tue
Nov 2
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Wed
Nov 3
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Thu
Nov 4
$11SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Fri
Nov 5
$11SNCF | TGV INOUI
$11SNCF | Autocar
Sat
Nov 6
$11SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Nov 8
$15SNCF | TER
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Tue
Nov 9
$15SNCF | TER
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Wed
Nov 10
$15SNCF | TER
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Thu
Nov 11
$15SNCF | TER
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Nov 12
$15SNCF | TER
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Nov 13
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar
Sun
Nov 14
$15SNCF | TER
$11SNCF | Autocar

Travel Information to Lyon from Saint-Étienne

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 1 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Travel 30 miles (49 km) by bus or train between Saint-Étienne and 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 journey are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Saint-Étienne to Lyon.

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Travel from Saint-Étienne to Lyon
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FAQs
How do I travel from Saint-Étienne to Lyon?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Saint-Étienne to Lyon?

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Saint-Étienne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $11 (€9) from Saint-Étienne to Lyon.

What is the fastest way from Saint-Étienne to Lyon?

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

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 13 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Saint-Étienne and Lyon?

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

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

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

  • 50 trains a day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can take a bus from Saint-Étienne to Lyon with SNCF | Autocar. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€8) with SNCF | Autocar from Saint-Étienne to Lyon.
  • You can go to Lyon from Saint-Étienne by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $11 (€9) with SNCF | TER from Saint-Étienne to Lyon on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Saint-Étienne to Lyon?

Yes, there are direct routes from Saint-Étienne to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 50 direct trains per day to take to Lyon with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Saint-Étienne to Lyon?
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.
How far in advance should I purchase my Saint-Étienne to Lyon one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $10 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $11 (€9) one way on average.

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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