There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport 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 Avignon TGV  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$142 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$36 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$129 - $146

Bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Avignon - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Saint-Etienne

$40 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport 314.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Boutheon

$89 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Andrézieux-Bouthéon Goutterons via Avignon - Gare Routière and Saint-Étienne Gare de Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Boutheon via Avignon TGV, Lyon Part Dieu and St Etienne Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Nice and Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is 311 km. The road distance is 502.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport without a car is to train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport, including transfers.

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Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport train services, operated by TGV, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs 120€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport.
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  • Distance: 194.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport, 42160 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France?

You can take a train from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport via Avignon TGV, Lyon Part Dieu, and St Etienne Châteaucreux in around 6 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport via Avignon - Gare Routière, Saint-Etienne, and Saint-Étienne Gare de Châteaucreux in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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
$31 - $35
Train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Boutheon
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nice to Avignon - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Nice - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus

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