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There are 3 ways to get from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne 787

$11 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport 105.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to bus which costs 9€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Andrézieux-Bouthéon - Rond-Point Colonna via Saint-Étienne - Châteaucreux Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is 119 km. The road distance is 168.6 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Saint-Étienne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is 169 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport.

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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport, 42160 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport via Lyon Part Dieu, St Etienne Châteaucreux, and Saint-Étienne - Châteaucreux Gare routière in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Grenoble to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Bus operators
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 Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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