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There are 8 ways to get from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro by train, plane, towncar, bus or car

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Train to Lyon, fly to Porto, towncar

  1. Take the train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Porto (OPO)
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Ourense

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Saint-etienne to Xinzo de Limia

Train to Lyon, fly to Vigo, train

  1. Take the train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vigo (VGO)
  3. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Ourense

Train to Lyon, fly to A Coruna, train

  1. Take the train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to A Coruna (LCG)
  3. Take the train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Monforte De Lemos

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Porto, towncar

  1. Take the train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Porto (OPO)
  4. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Ourense

Train to Lyon, fly to Santiago de Compostela, train

  1. Take the train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ)
  3. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to Monforte De Lemos

Train to Lyon, fly to Madrid, train

  1. Take the train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Madrid (MAD)
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense

Drive

  1. Drive from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro
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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in A Cruz de Ferro is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in A Cruz de Ferro is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in A Cruz de Ferro is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro is to bus which costs €130 - €180 and takes 19h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro is to train and fly and towncar which takes 9h 56m and costs €300 - €550.

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The distance between Saint-Étienne and A Cruz de Ferro is 1011 km. The road distance is 1360.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro without a car is to bus which takes 19h 3m and costs €130 - €180.

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It takes approximately 9h 56m to get from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro is 1361 km. It takes approximately 13h 12m to drive from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro.

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Transavia France, Air France, easyJet and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lyon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in A Cruz de Ferro. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Étienne to A Cruz de Ferro.
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  • Distance: 1011.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 56m

What companies run services between Saint-Étienne, France and A Cruz de Ferro, Spain?

Iberocoach operates a bus from Saint-etienne to Xinzo de Limia 3 times a week. Tickets cost €70 - €100 and the journey takes 18h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Toulouse, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €290
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Lyon to Vigo via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Lyon to A Coruna via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Lyon to Santiago de Compostela via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €900
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €490
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Ourense
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Monforte De Lemos
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Monforte De Lemos
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ourense
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Saint-etienne to Xinzo de Limia
Ave. Duration
18h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
iberocoach.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Ourense
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€200 - €240
More information at
VMTransfers

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