There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$102 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Saint-Etienne Ouibus

$25 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Perpignan 721 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Perpignan to Saint-Étienne

$41 - $79

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne 411 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$59 - $207

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Geneva (GVA) BCN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$84 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne is to bus which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 9 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

More details

The distance between Barcelona and Saint-Étienne is 484 km. The road distance is 657.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Barcelona City Center and arriving at Saint-Etienne via Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at St Etienne Châteaucreux via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

More details

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Saint-Étienne, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne via Lyon Part Dieu in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Saint-Étienne via Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 9 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Perpignan to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.