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from Geneva to Saint-Étienne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Saint-Étienne on 28 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:30Geneva3h10 20:40Saint-Étienne
1 changes
£321One-way
Cheapest
12:45Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere6h35 19:20Saint-Étienne
1 changes
£101One-way
Other options
16:42Geneva3h05 19:47Saint-Étienne
2 changes
£321One-way
15:30Geneva3h10 18:40Saint-Étienne
1 changes
£321One-way
07:14Geneva3h26 10:40Saint-Étienne
1 changes
£321One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
£11Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£32SNCF | TER
£9Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£12Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£9Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£14Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£9Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£14Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£32SNCF | TER
£9Flixbus

Travel Information from Geneva to Saint-Étienne

distanceDistance99 miles (160 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 99 miles (160 km) by coach or train to Saint-Étienne from Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Geneva and Saint-Étienne?

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

Is international entry into Saint-Étienne from Geneva restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Saint-Étienne, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Geneva to Saint-Étienne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Geneva, Switzerland from Saint-Étienne, France?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travellers 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 23/10/2021. 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.

What are my Geneva to Saint-Étienne travel options?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Saint-Étienne, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Saint-Étienne:

A coach is about £24 less than a train, which costs on average £33 for this route.

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

The fastest way from Geneva to Saint-Étienne is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Saint-Étienne by coach can take on average 5 h 45 min.

How many miles from Geneva to Saint-Étienne would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 99 miles (160 km) from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.

How many services a day are there between Geneva and Saint-Étienne?

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

  • 8 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and tend to arrive in Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF.
  • Trains mostly leave from Genève and tend to arrive in Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux.
Which travel companies can get 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 coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with Flixbus from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.
  • You can take a train from Geneva to Saint-Étienne with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for £33 with SNCF | TER from Geneva to Saint-Étienne.
Can I travel directly from Geneva to Saint-Étienne?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Saint-Étienne with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can find 8 direct trains per day to take to Saint-Étienne with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Saint-Étienne tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Geneva and Saint-Étienne?
Omio customers who travel from Geneva to Saint-Étienne often also extend their holiday 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 far in advance should I purchase tickets between Geneva and Saint-Étienne online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £33 one way.

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

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