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About the train journey from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon

Want to travel from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon usually takes 4 hours 1 minute on average to travel 254 miles (408 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 50 minutes. You can expect to find 19 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Paris Gare de Lyon, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with TGV or SNCF to get to Paris Gare de Lyon – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €22.00.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Paris Gare de Lyon, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon by train

It takes an average of 4h 1m to travel from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon by train, over a distance of around 254 miles (408 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon and tickets for this journey start from €22 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 50m
PriceFrom €22
Distance254 miles (408 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train05:20
Last train22:20
Departure stationSt-Étienne Châteaucreux
Arrival stationParis Gare de Lyon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon for Tuesday 7th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:49 09:10 3h 21m, 1 change
06:50 10:07 3h 17m, 1 change
07:50 11:16 3h 26m, 1 change
09:20 12:31 3h 11m, 1 change
11:13 14:03 2h 50m, direct
11:50 15:10 3h 20m, 1 change
13:50 17:10 3h 20m, 1 change
14:20 17:31 3h 11m, 1 change
14:50 18:05 3h 15m, 1 change
15:43 18:35 2h 52m, direct

TGV and SNCF trains from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon

You can travel from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon

The price of train tickets from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon starts at €22 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon take?

The average journey time by train between St-Étienne Châteaucreux and Paris Gare de Lyon is 4 hours and 1 minute, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between St-Étienne Châteaucreux and Paris Gare de Lyon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

How much does the train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon cost?

Train ticket prices from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon can start from as little as €22 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon leave?

The first train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 05:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon leave?

The last train from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 22:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between St-Étienne Châteaucreux and Paris Gare de Lyon by train?

Trains travelling from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon cover a distance of around 254 miles (408 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to St-Étienne Châteaucreux. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for St-Étienne Châteaucreux to Paris Gare de Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/04/2021 for travel on 10/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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