Saint-Étienne to Valence by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 31m
  • Distance
    68 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Saint-Étienne to Valence by train

Fast trains from Saint-Étienne to Valence take around 1 hour and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 68 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Saint-Étienne and Valence.

1. Are there direct trains from Saint-Étienne to Valence?

Journeys between Saint-Étienne and Valence usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Saint-Étienne to Valence every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Saint-Étienne to Valence?

The Saint-Étienne to Valence train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Saint-Étienne to Valence train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Valence is usually scheduled to depart Saint-Étienne around 05:16 and the last train is around 21:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Saint-Étienne around 06:13, and the last at 20:20.

When to book Saint-Étienne to Valence train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Saint-Étienne to Valence by train.

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Which train companies operate between Saint-Étienne and Valence?

More than one train company operates on the route from Saint-Étienne to Valence, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.