How to get to Saint-Etienne?

 

By plane

Lyon Airport, Saint-Exupéry (25 km est to Lyon, 70 km from Saint-Etienne).

The Rhone-Express tramway links the Lyon-Saint-Exupery airport to the Part-Dieu train station.
There are direct trains from Part-Dieu train station to Saint-Etienne.

 

Saint-Etienne Boutheon Airport (16 km from Saint-Etienne)
42160 Andrézieux Bouthéon
T. +33 (4) 77 55 71 71

There are direct low cost flights from Porto, Fes, Dubaï, Istanbul.

 

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport / Orly Airport

If you arrive to one of these two airports in Paris, you have two options:

1) To take another flight to Lyon;

2) To take a train to Saint-Etienne. There are some direct trains from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Lyon (3 times a day). Otherwise, from both airports you need to take the RER B (or the bus from Orly) to the train station “Paris-Gare de Lyon” and from there take a train to Lyon or directly to Saint-Etienne.

 

By train

The main train station in Saint-Etienne is called “Gare de Châteaucreux”.

There are direct trains from Paris “Gare de Lyon” to Saint-Etienne (3 times a day).

There are direct trains from Lyon (“Lyon-Part-Dieu”) to Saint-Etienne (twice per hour).

There are direct trains from Paris “Gare de Lyon” to “Lyon-Part-Dieu” (1 per hour).

There are direct trains from Bruxelles to Lyon (5 times a day).

 

By car

See: Googlemaps