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from Lyon to Saint-Étienne

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Tue
25 Jan
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Wed
26 Jan
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Fri
28 Jan
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Sat
29 Jan
£8SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Sun
30 Jan
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Mon
31 Jan
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Tue
1 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Wed
2 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Fri
4 Feb
£5SNCF | TER
£5SNCF | Autocar
Sat
5 Feb
£8SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Mon
7 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Tue
8 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Wed
9 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Thu
10 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar
Fri
11 Feb
£11SNCF | TER
£7SNCF | Autocar

Travel Information between Lyon and Saint-Étienne

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 57 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Take a coach or train to travel 30 miles (49 km) between Lyon and Saint-Étienne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 45 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 trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Saint-Étienne

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FAQs

How do I go from Lyon to Saint-Étienne?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Saint-Étienne?

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

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

A coach is £2 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lyon to Saint-Étienne costing on average £11.

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

The fastest way to get to Saint-Étienne from Lyon is by train with an average travel time of 45 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 57 min.

How many miles are between Lyon and Saint-Étienne

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

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

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

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly depart 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 from Lyon to Saint-Étienne?

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

  • You can travel from Lyon to Saint-Étienne by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.
  • You can take a train from Lyon to Saint-Étienne with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for £11 with SNCF | TER from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.

Is there a way to travel directly from Lyon to Saint-Étienne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Saint-Étienne with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with SNCF | Autocar.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Saint-Étienne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Lyon and Saint-Étienne ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Saint-Étienne? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Saint-Étienne usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Marseille or Geneva. If you're looking to explore Paris, Marseille or Geneva from Saint-Étienne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Lyon and Saint-Étienne online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £9 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £11 one way.

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