There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to Annecy by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Annecy Ouibus / ...

$6 - $15

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Annecy 86.6 miles

$11

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Annecy 84.7 miles

$18 - $27

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Annecy. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Annecy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Lyon and Annecy is 101 km. The road distance is 135.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs .

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy takes 2 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lyon to Annecy bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lyon Gare Perrache station.

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Lyon to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Annecy is to train which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Lyon to Annecy bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Annecy station.

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Lyon to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Annecy station.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 62.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Annecy, France?

SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Annecy hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Annecy 3 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Annecy is 136 km. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Lyon to Annecy.

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There are 1040+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Annecy. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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