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There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 21 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 Ambérieu-en-Bugey - St-Etienne-Châteaucreux / ...

$123 - $143

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Bus, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Bus station to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Perrache to Gare de St-Etienne-Carnot Firminy - Lyon-Perrache / ...

$35 - $49

4 alternative options

Train via Avignon TGV  •  6 h 38 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

$134 - $164

Bus  •  9 h 6 min

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

$36 - $48

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

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

$65 - $100

Fly, train  •  4 h 26 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

$88 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 6 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 26 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 - Rond-Point Colonna via Avignon - Gare Routière and Saint-Étienne - Châteaucreux Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 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 38 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 21 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 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 inOui 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 21 min and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 6 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 21 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 Lyon Part Dieu, St Etienne Châteaucreux, and Saint-Étienne - Châteaucreux Gare routière in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport via Avignon - Gare Routière, Saint-Etienne, and Saint-Étienne - Châteaucreux Gare routière in around 9 h 6 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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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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 Gare de Lyon-Perrache to Gare de St-Etienne-Carnot
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $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
$11 - $18
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
$17 - $22
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 Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Saint-Etienne station.

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Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Etienne Châteaucreux station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport is 503 km. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from Nice to Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport.

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Air France, Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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