If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
Seen the short distance between Saint-Etienne and Lyon, you could also choose to travel by train or carpooling. Spending little more money, your journey would become more comfortable.
Travelling by bus to Lyon from Saint-Etienne: how many daily connections are there?
If you need to travel to Lyon from Saint-Etienne please know that there are 21 bus connections every day. Please note that 16 routes are direct lines whereas 5 routes include one change or more. So select a ticket for a direct line if you would rather stay in the same bus and avoid a change. Despite that, choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer.
When do the first and last buses from Saint-Etienne to Lyon leave?
The earliest time you can leave from Saint-Etienne is at 04:09, while the last bus is at 18:09. The journey takes on average 5 hours and 10 minutes but it can also last 1 hour and 15 minutes with the fastest connections.
By bus from Saint-Etienne to Lyon: which companies offer the service?
There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also FlixBus, Ouibus and Eurolines SA with buses to Lyon.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.
Eurolines is one of the leader bus companies in Europe, with more than 350 connections in 23 countries. Among its services you can also find long-distance night buses.