There are 11 ways to get from London to Saint-Étienne by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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.

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$175 - $351

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Bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Saint-Etienne Ouibus

$36 - $50

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Drive, carferry  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Saint-Étienne

$124 - $240

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 23 min

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

$297 - $354

Fly London Heathrow to Lyon, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$113 - $297

Fly London Gatwick to Lyon, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$82 - $286

Train to London Luton, fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lyon (LYS) LTN - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$79 - $303

Train to Southend, fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Lyon (LYS) SEN - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$69 - $1,566

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$119 - $316

Fly London Heathrow to Geneva, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$132 - $298

Fly London Gatwick to Geneva, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$106 - $277

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Saint-Etienne via Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at St Etienne Châteaucreux via Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between London and Saint-Étienne is 470 miles.

The best way to get from London to Saint-Étienne without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from London to Saint-Étienne, including transfers.

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London to Saint-Étienne bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Saint-Étienne is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Saint-Étienne.
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  • Distance: 470.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from London to Saint-Étienne via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Saint-Étienne via Paris Centre - Bercy in around 17 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $260
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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
Train from Genève 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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève 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

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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Saint-Étienne is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 6:01 PM in London and 7:01 PM in Saint-Étienne.

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

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your London to Saint-Étienne bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Saint-Étienne. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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