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Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train

The journey from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train is 155.53 mi and takes 3 hr 59 min. There are 58 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:50 AM and the last at 8:16 PM. It is possible to travel from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train for as little as $26.77 or as much as $138.25. The best price for this journey is $26.77.

Lowest Price$26.77
Journey Duration3 hr 59 min
Connection per Day58
Lowest Price$26.77
Highest Price$138.25
First Departure5:50 AM
Last Departure8:16 PM
Distance155.53 mi
DepartureMarseille
ArrivalSaint-Etienne
CarriersTGV, SNCFMore

Marseille to Saint-Etienne Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

Traveling from Marseille to Saint-Etienne with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Marseille to Saint-Etienne. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?

The cheapest train tickets from Marseille to Saint-Etienne cost $26.77. On average, you can expect to spend around $77.91 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Marseille to Saint-Etienne.
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The prices for train tickets from Marseille to Saint-Etienne vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $77.91. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train?

Traveling from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train will usually take 3 hr 59 min. This journey covers a distance of 155.53 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hr 59 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Marseille to Saint-Etienne covers a distance of 155.53 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hr 59 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hr 36 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Marseille to Saint-Etienne faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Marseille at 5:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 8:16 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Marseille to Saint-Etienne can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Marseille to Saint-Etienne leaves at 5:50 AM, while the last journey sets out at 8:16 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Marseille and Saint-Etienne. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations are used when traveling from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?

In Marseille, departure stations include Marseille - Blancarde,Marseille Saint-Charles,Séon-Saint-Henry,Picon Busserine. When you arrive in Saint-Etienne, you may be able to disembark at stations such as St Etienne la Terrasse,Saint Etienne Chateaucreux. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?

You will be able to travel from Marseille to Saint-Etienne using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 58 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Marseille to Saint-Etienne using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Marseille to Saint-Etienne each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 58 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Marseille 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 train tickets from Marseille 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 Marseille to Saint-Etienne.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Marseille 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 Marseille 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $15.20 to $52.60 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 71% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Marseille to Saint-Etienne

The cheapest Marseille - Saint-Etienne train tickets can be found for as low as $24.35 if you’re lucky, or $38.55 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $53.42.

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

When travelling to Saint-Etienne by train, 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.

Intercités is a train service offered by SNCF. Intercités trains operate on regional, national, and international routes, connecting cities and towns within France as well as with neighboring countries. Unlike the high-speed TGV trains, Intercités trains have a more traditional feel and offer a scenic way to travel and explore the country. Sleep on board an Intercités train is possible through the "Intercités de nuit" offer, which includes the option to reserve a reclining seat or berth.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride 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.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

Ticket types and facilities from Marseille to Saint-Etienne

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by INTERCITÉS, OUIGO and TER when traveling from Marseille to Saint-Etienne.

Second Class - The Essential

The Essential is a second class ticket, offers a cost-effective solution for those seeking basic comfort during their journey. Moreover, this ticket is exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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First Class-The Comfort

The Comfort is a first class ticket, offers a premium level of comfort and amenities. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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INTERCITÉS Pro

If you opt for the INTERCITÉS Pro option, you will have access to full flexibility and the Grand Voyageur service for select destinations. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train, and up to 2 hours post-departure, given specific conditions
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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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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Complimentary WiFi service is provided for you on select INTERCITÉS routes, notably Paris-Clermont-Ferrand, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse, Marseille-Bordeaux, and Paris-Briançon. For those travelling overnight, WiFi connectivity is assured on the Paris-Nice and Paris-Briançon routes.
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INTERCITÉS trains come equipped with standard E.U. two-point plug sockets. Plug in and power up!
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On INTERCITÉS trains, you have the freedom to bring along any luggage you wish, be it a suitcase, overnight bag, or backpack. Just ensure each item doesn't exceed 130cm in height or 90cm in width. Remember to label all your belongings for easy identification. While you can bring as much as you can handle, ensure everything is securely stored, prioritizing the comfort and safety of everyone onboard. Keep smaller items nearby, like under your seat, and place bigger pieces in designated areas or along the aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, INTERCITÉS 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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Hungry or thirsty? Enjoy our at-seat food and drink service. The 'Nos Territoires Gourmands' menu showcases quality local products. Look for this service on routes like Paris-Clermont-Ferrance and Bordeaux-Marseille, as well as select overnight journeys.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All INTERCITÉS trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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On Intercités trains, non-folding bikes require a €10 registration fee at the time of booking. Meanwhile, folding bikes in appropriate bags are welcome onboard at no extra cost, as long as its dimensions don't exceed 130 x 90 cm when folded. Bikes, whether folding or not, can be taken on some Intercités trains without a reservation for free. However, while most trains offer free bike storage, be aware that on the Nantes-Bordeaux and Nantes-Lyon lines, a €5 fee is charged.
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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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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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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TGV, SNCF and FlixBus from Marseille to Saint-Etienne
Compare services on board when travelling from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train.
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Marseille to Saint-Etienne CO2 Emissions by Train

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17.52kg
Bus
18.77kg
Flight
50.06kg
Car
40.05kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Marseille and Saint-Etienne are 17.52kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Marseille and Saint-Etienne? By taking the train between Marseille and Saint-Etienne you will save 32.54kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.25kg compared to a bus and 22.53kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?
A train ticket from Marseille to Saint-Etienne is $77.91. 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 $26.77.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Marseille to Saint-Etienne is $26.77. 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 Marseille and Saint-Etienne by train?
Marseille to Saint-Etienne is 155.53 mi.
How long does the train between Marseille and Saint-Etienne take?
Marseille to Saint-Etienne is on average 3 hr 59 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 36 min.
Which companies operate from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?
The train journey from Marseille to Saint-Etienne is covered by 9 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TGV, SNCF, Totoom, FlixBus, OUIGO, AUTOCAR, TER, INTERCITÉS, BlaBlaCar Bus and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?
Marseille to Saint-Etienne has 58 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Marseille to Saint-Etienne leave?
The earliest train from Marseille to Saint-Etienne departs at 5:50 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 train from Marseille to Saint-Etienne depart?
The latest train from Marseille to Saint-Etienne departs at 8:16 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 Marseille 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 train ticket we have found is $26.77 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 Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Marseille and Saint-Etienne is 2 hr 36 min.
Is there a direct train from Marseille to Saint-Etienne?
Yes, there is a direct train between Marseille and Saint-Etienne.
What are the CO2 emissions for Marseille to Saint-Etienne by train?
The train journey from Marseille to Saint-Etienne creates 17.52kg of CO2 emissions.

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