There are 5 ways to get from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  1 h 14 min

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

$27 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Etienne to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 111 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Andrézieux-Bouthéon Rond-Point Colonna to Saint Étienne Gare Sncf Châteaucreux 111 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon 46.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon 46.1 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon is to bus which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon is to taxi which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 56 min.

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The distance between Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport and Lyon is 49 km. The road distance is 73.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon station. However, there are services departing from Andrézieux-Bouthéon Rond-Point Colonna and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station via Saint-Etienne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon. However, there are services departing from Boutheon and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu via St Etienne Châteaucreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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

You can take a train from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon via St Etienne Châteaucreux in around 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 25 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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Boutheon to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Département de la Loire
Phone
04 77 48 42 42
Website
loire.fr
Bus from Andrézieux-Bouthéon Rond-Point Colonna to Saint Étienne Gare Sncf Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
loire.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 Saint-Etienne to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Taxi from Saint-Étienne–Loire Airport to Lyon
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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