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Duration 8h 35m
Distance 728.5 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lens and Saint-Étienne takes 8h 35m and the fastest train takes 4h 53m. The train service runs several times per day from Lens 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.

Train via Paris

  1. Lens
  2. Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Saint-Étienne
5h 13m
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124€ - 163€

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No, there is no direct train from Lens to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Lens and arriving at St Etienne Chateaucreux via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between Lens and Saint-Étienne is 568 km. The road distance is 728.5 km.

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Lens to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lens station.

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Lens to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at St Etienne Chateaucreux station.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Saint-Étienne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Lens and Saint-Étienne?

You can take a train from Lens to Saint-Étienne via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 5h 13m.
Train operators
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lens to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
85€ - 110€
Train from Arras to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€

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