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There are 11 ways to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Lyon

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne

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Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux

Fly London Heathrow to Lyon, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS)
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

Fly London Heathrow to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

Fly London City to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Geneva, train

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA)
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux

London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux by train

The train journey time between London and Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is around 6h 4m and covers a distance of around 969 km. This includes an average layover time of around 40 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 56m. Operated by Eurostar, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux train service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 24m
Layover time:
40 min
Total time:
6h 4m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 56m
Train distance:
969 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€216
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:14
Last train departs at:
11:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 16h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is to fly and train which takes 5h 27m and costs £65 - £210.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Saint-Étienne via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux via Marne La Vallee Chessy and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between London and Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is 752 km.

The best way to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux without a car is to train via Lyon which takes 6h 20m and costs £170 - £400.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux, including transfers.

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London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is to train via Lyon which takes 6h 20m and costs £170 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 16h 20m.

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Map of how to get from London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux.
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  • Distance: 752 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between London, England and Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux, France?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux via Marne La Vallee Chessy and Lyon Part Dieu in around 6h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, and Saint-Étienne in around 16h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €470
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €310
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €230
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
TGV inOui

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 Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€85 - €110
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€85 - €110
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€47
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Saint-Étienne station.

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Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:53 AM in London and 11:53 AM in Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux.

London to Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux station.

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British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Gare de Saint-Étienne-Châteaucreux. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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