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There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne by plane, train, bus or car

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

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Fly from Zagreb, train  •  5h 24m

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

101€ - 246€

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Bus  •  18h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport 777
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Saint-Etienne

48€ - 100€

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Fly from Split, train  •  6h 3m

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

104€ - 297€

Train via Stuttgart  •  18h 57m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

157€ - 225€

Bus, train  •  20h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Bregana to Lyon Gare Perrache
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne Châteaucreux

69€ - 104€

Train  •  22h 22m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

144€ - 247€

Drive  •  10h 48m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Saint-Étienne 696.2 miles

130€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne is to bus which costs 350 kn - 750 kn and takes 18h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne is to fly and train which costs 750 kn - 1.900 kn and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Saint-Etienne via Grenoble - Bus Station and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at St Etienne Châteaucreux via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 57m.

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The distance between Croatia and Saint-Étienne is 983 km. The road distance is 1114 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne without a car is to bus which takes 18h 11m and costs 350 kn - 750 kn.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne, including transfers.

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Croatia to Saint-Étienne bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne is to bus which takes 18h 11m and costs 350 kn - 750 kn. Alternatively, you can train via Stuttgart, which costs 1.100 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 18h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Saint-Étienne.
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  • Distance: 614.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Saint-Étienne via Grenoble, Grenoble - Bus Station, and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport in around 18h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Saint-Étienne via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 18h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 440€
Flights from Split to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 800€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Split to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 950€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Split to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 440€
Flights from Split to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1200€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
170€ - 1100€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 950€
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
1st Class
17€ - 26€
Train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
17€ - 26€
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
25€ - 40€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 19€
1st Class
26€ - 30€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 36€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 36€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
85€ - 95€
1st Class
110€ - 170€
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 60€
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Train from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
14h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 90€
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Bregana to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Croatia to Saint-Étienne bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Saint-Etienne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Saint-Étienne is 1114 km. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Croatia to Saint-Étienne.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Saint-Étienne. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs 65 kn - 80 kn.

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