There are 8 ways to get from Lens 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 via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Lens(F) to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$142 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lens to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Saint-Etienne Ouibus / ...

$26 - $69

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$136 - $169

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lens to Saint-Étienne 455.3 miles

$95 - $150

Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Lens to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Lyon (LYS) LIL - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$94 - $334

Train to Paris CDG, fly, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$114 - $334

Train to Brussels, fly, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$109 - $321

Train to Paris Orly, fly, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$135 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lens to Saint-Étienne is to bus which costs 22€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lens to Saint-Étienne is to train which costs 120€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Lens and Saint-Étienne is 568 km. The road distance is 728.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Lens to Saint-Étienne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lens to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Lens and arriving at Saint-Etienne via Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

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

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What companies run services between Lens, Hauts-de-France, France and Saint-Étienne, France?

You can take a train from Lens to Saint-Étienne via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lens to Saint-Étienne via Paris City Center - Bercy in around 10 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lens(F) to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Arras(F) to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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 Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Arras(F) to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lens to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lens to Lille
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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 Lens to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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