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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Yssingeaux by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Étienne to Yssingeaux 30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Saint-Etienne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Étienne to Yssingeaux 30

Train, line 30 bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Firminy
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Firminy to Yssingeaux 30

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Yssingeaux 66 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Yssingeaux is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Yssingeaux is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Yssingeaux. However, there are services departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Yssingeaux via Saint-Étienne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Yssingeaux is 88 km. The road distance is 105.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Yssingeaux without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Lyon to Yssingeaux, including transfers.

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Lyon to Yssingeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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Lyon to Yssingeaux bus services, operated by Autocars Driot Masson, arrive at Yssingeaux station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Yssingeaux is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Lyon to Yssingeaux.

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There are 168+ hotels available in Yssingeaux. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Yssingeaux.
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  • Distance: 54.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Yssingeaux, France?

You can take a bus from Lyon to Yssingeaux via Saint-Etienne and Saint-Étienne in around 2 h 50 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 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
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Firminy
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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
Autocars Driot Masson
Phone
04 71 61 05 16
Email
adm@driot-masson.fr
Website
autocars-adm.fr
Bus from Saint-Étienne to Yssingeaux
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
autocars-adm.fr
Bus from Firminy to Yssingeaux
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
autocars-adm.fr
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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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