Saint Etienne travel information
Getting to Saint Etienne by air
The nearest airport to Saint-Etienne is Saint-Étienne Bouthéon airport. Since this airport has few connections, it is easier to fly to Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport, which is an hour away by car.
On arrival at the airport, disabled passengers should head for the 'Reduced Mobility' reception area at arrival point 27 in Terminal 2, or for their airline check-in desk, where staff will contact the assistance service.
For more information, visit: www.lyonaeroports.com/eng/Traveller-s-guide/Assistance/Passengers-with-reduced-mobility
Tel. +33 (0)825 108 208
Getting to Saint Etienne by rail
The main railway station in Saint-Etienne is Châteaucreux, approximately 3km from the stadium, which has high-speed links to Paris and Lyon, as well as various other domestic and regional connections.
TGV and intercity trains on the French national network have two wheelchair spaces. For more information, visit: www.sncf.com/en/services/handicap/information-booking
To check whether your departure and arrival stations are accessible, or for any other information, contact Accès Plus:
Accès Plus, open 7 days a week (07.00 to 22.00)
Tel. +33 (0)890 640 650
Website: www.voyages-sncf.com/services/acces-plus (French only)
To book a wheelchair space, please visit www.sncf.com/en/services/handicap/information-booking
If you require assistance during your journey, you must book this with Accès Plus at least 48 hours before departure (see contact details above). You should arrive at the station at least 45 minutes before departure and go to the Accès Plus office. The staff there will contact their colleagues at your destination station to ensure they are prepared for your arrival.
If you are travelling with other operators, CAFE advises you to book assistance as early as possible.
Getting to Saint Etienne by bus
International bus connections are available from the Châteaucreux transport hub.
Several coach companies provide buses to the tournament host cities and vehicle accessibility may vary. CAFE advises disabled supporters planning to travel by bus to discuss their specific access requirements with their travel provider before booking.
SNCF offers inter-city bus services that include accessible vehicles. It is advisable to book in advance and explain your specific access requirements at least 48 hours before departure. Levels of accessibility may vary.
For more information and to book your tickets, visit: www.ouibus.com/persons-limited-mobility