There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Annecy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv

$248 - $307

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Fly Amsterdam to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$57 - $200

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Bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Annecy Ouibus / ...

$116 - $168

Train, bus  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Amstel to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Chalon-sur-Saône
  3. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Annecy 779

$69 - $124

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Annecy 643.4 miles

$150 - $230

Fly Amsterdam to Geneva  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

$59 - $220

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$117 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Annecy is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Annecy is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Annecy via Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Annecy is 725 km. The road distance is 1029.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs 210€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Amsterdam to Annecy, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Annecy bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Annecy is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs 210€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 18 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 453 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 17 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Annecy, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Annecy via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Les Halles, Chatelet Les Halles, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Annecy via Lyon and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $100
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Amstel to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
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 - Perrache Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Annecy is 1029 km. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to drive from Amsterdam to Annecy.

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Swiss, KLM, Lufthansa and easyJet offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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