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Duration 4h 27m
Distance 270.6 km
Average price 137€
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lausanne and Saint-Étienne takes 4h 27m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Lausanne to Saint-Étienne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lausanne
  2. Geneve
  3. Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Saint-Étienne
4h 48m
71€ - 150€

Lausanne to Saint-Étienne train times

Trains run every three hours between Lausanne and Saint-Étienne. The service departs Lausanne at 18:42 in the evening, which arrives into Saint-Étienne at 23:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at St Etienne Chateaucreux via Geneve and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Saint-Étienne is 211 km. The road distance is 270.6 km.

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Lausanne to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Etienne Chateaucreux station.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Saint-Étienne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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