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Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus

The journey from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus is 210.91 mi and takes 11 hr 23 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:40 AM and the last at 4:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus for as little as $46.58 or as much as $617.86. The best price for this journey is $46.58.

Lowest Price$46.58
Journey Duration11 hr 23 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$46.58
Highest Price$617.86
First Departure1:40 AM
Last Departure4:30 PM
Distance210.91 mi
DeparturePoitiers
ArrivalSaint-Etienne
CarriersFlixBus, SNCFMore

Poitiers to Saint-Etienne Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne?

Prices will vary when you travel from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne. On average, though, you'll pay about $131.36 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $46.58, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, a bus ticket from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne will cost you $131.36. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long is the journey from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus?

The average journey time is 11 hr 23 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 210.91 mi from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne to take longer than 11 hr 23 min. The journey between Poitiers and Saint-Etienne by bus usually takes 11 hr 23 min to cover a distance of 210.91 mi. The shortest journey from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne will take you 8 hr 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Saint-Etienne quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many times a day do departures from Poitiers leave for Saint-Etienne?

The route from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Poitiers 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 5 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Poitiers - Saint-Etienne bus tickets can be found for as low as $26.85 if you’re lucky, or $32.24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $39.12.

Find the best day to travel to Saint-Etienne by bus

When travelling to Saint-Etienne by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TGV inOui when traveling from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne.

Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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quiet_zone Quiet zone
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air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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air_con Air conditioning
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board FlixBus, SNCF and BlaBlaCar Bus from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne
Compare services on board when travelling from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus.
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Poitiers to Saint-Etienne CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
23.76kg
Bus
25.46kg
Flight
67.89kg
Car
54.31kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne?
A bus ticket from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne is $131.36. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $46.58.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne is $46.58. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Poitiers and Saint-Etienne by bus?
Poitiers to Saint-Etienne is 210.91 mi.
How long does the bus between Poitiers and Saint-Etienne take?
Poitiers to Saint-Etienne is on average 11 hr 23 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne?
The bus journey from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, SNCF, BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui and TER.
How many bus connections per day go from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne?
Poitiers to Saint-Etienne has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne leave?
The earliest bus from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne departs at 1:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne depart?
The latest bus from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne departs at 4:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $46.58 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Poitiers and Saint-Etienne is 8 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Poitiers and Saint-Etienne.
What are the CO2 emissions for Poitiers to Saint-Etienne by bus?
The bus journey from Poitiers to Saint-Etienne creates 25.46kg of CO2 emissions.

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