There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Saint-Étienne by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv

$100 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Saint-Etienne Paris centre - Bercy > Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Saint-Etienne / ...

$19 - $55

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne le Clapier

$52 - $69

Rideshare  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Saint-Étienne 326.3 miles

$40 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Saint-Étienne 326.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$83 - $292

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux

$90 - $294

Fly Paris Orly to Clermont-Ferrand, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) ORY - CFE
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Saint-Etienne

$63 - $361

Fly Paris CDG to Clermont-Ferrand, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) CDG - CFE
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Saint-Etienne

$70 - $353

Fly Paris Orly to Le Puy, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Le Puy (LPY) ORY - LPY
  2. Take the train from Le Puy en Velay to St Etienne Bellevue

$169 - $678

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Saint-Étienne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Saint-Étienne every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris Orly to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Paris Orly to Le Puy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $37
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne le Clapier
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Le Puy en Velay to St Etienne Bellevue
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Saint-Étienne
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $42
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paris to Saint-Étienne?

The distance between Paris and Saint-Étienne is 411 km. The road distance is 522 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Saint-Étienne?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Saint-Étienne is to bus which costs 16€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Saint-Étienne?

The quickest way to get from Paris to Saint-Étienne is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 80€ - 95€.

Is there a direct train between Paris and Saint-Étienne?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at St Etienne Châteaucreux. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Paris and Saint-Étienne?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Saint-Etienne. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Paris to Saint-Étienne?

The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to St Etienne Châteaucreux takes 2 h 48 min including transfers and departs every four hours.