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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux by bus, tram, train 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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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Saint-Etienne
  2. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Gare Routière

3 alternative options

Tram, train, bus

  1. Take the tram from Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx to Gare Part-Dieu Villette
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Gare Routière

Tram, train, bus via Lyon Part Dieu

  1. Take the tram from Aéroport Saint-Exupéry - Rx to Gare Part-Dieu Villette
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  3. Take the bus from Châteaucreux to Gare Routière

Drive

  1. Drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport and arriving at Gare Routière via Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Yssingeaux is 98 km. The road distance is 123.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux, including transfers.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport station.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux bus services, operated by Réseau interurbain Haute-Loire, arrive at Gare Routière station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux is 123 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux.

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Map of how to get from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux.
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  • Distance: 98.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Lyon Airport (LYS), France and Yssingeaux, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Yssingeaux via Saint-Etienne and Châteaucreux in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Bus operators
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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Réseau interurbain Haute-Loire
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Châteaucreux to Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Haute-Loire

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