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Travel Information to Saint-Étienne from Lyon

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 30 miles (49 km) from Lyon to Saint-Étienne. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are SNCF | Autocar 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

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.

There are 4 ways to travel to Saint-Étienne from Lyon including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Saint-Étienne, which costs on average £1.

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

A flight is £8 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Lyon to Saint-Étienne costing on average £8.

A flight is about £1 less than a ferry, which costs on average £1 for this journey.

A flight is generally £11 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £11 from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.

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

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

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

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

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 43 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Saint-Etienne, Gare.
  • Most travellers board their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux.

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 SNCF | Autocar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £8 with SNCF | Autocar from Lyon to Saint-Étienne.
  • You can travel by train from Lyon to Saint-Étienne with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Lyon to Saint-Étienne tickets for £11 on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar or SNCF | Autocar with 2 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 27 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 to Saint-Étienne from Lyon.

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.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £8 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £11 one way.

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

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