Saint-Étienne offers several transportation options to help you get around the city and its surroundings. Here are some modes of transportation available in Saint-Étienne:


The city has an extensive bus network operated by Société de Transports de l'Agglomération Stéphanoise (STAS). Buses cover various routes within the city and connect different neighborhoods.

You can check the schedules and plan your journey using the STAS website. Getting around in Saint-Étienne by bus is generally convenient and straightforward.

STAS website

You can purchase tickets directly from the bus driver when you board the bus. It's recommended to have cash on hand in smaller denominations, as exact change may be required. Alternatively, you can also buy tickets in advance from designated STAS ticket offices or vending machines.

  • Ticket for a trip: 1.60 euros
  • Ticket for 10 trips : 12 euros
  • STAS office location : Espace Transport STAS Dorian Saint-Etienne, Pl. Dorian, 42000 Saint-Étienne


  • Saint-Étienne has a tram system that provides convenient transportation throughout the city. The tram lines connect key areas, including the city center, train station, and major landmarks. Trams generally operate from early morning until late evening.
  • You can also buy tickets from designated STAS ticket offices or vending machines. Please note that you can't buy tickets directly in the tram.


The city promotes cycling with its bike-sharing system called Vélivert. You can rent bicycles from various stations throughout the city and enjoy biking along dedicated bike lanes and paths. This is a great option for short trips or exploring the city at your own pace.


Taxis and renting cars are also available in Saint Etienne. You can book them online or find them in the city. Uber is also available.

Please keep in mind that many places in the city center of Saint-Étienne can be easily reached by foot. With its compact size and pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, walking is a convenient and enjoyable way to get around the city.