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There are 10 ways to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Geneva to Cluj-Napoca, shuttle

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Cluj-Napoca, shuttle

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia

Fly Geneva to Sibiu, bus

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Sibiu (SBZ)
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia

Bus to Lyon, fly to Sibiu, bus

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Sibiu (SBZ)
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the bus from Milan to Sebes

Train

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Vintu De Jos

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Orăștie

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve
  2. Take the night train from Genève to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brescia
  4. Take the bus from Bresica to Alba Iulia

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB
  3. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
  4. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Alba Iulia

Drive

  1. Drive from Annecy to Alba Iulia

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia is to bus and fly which costs €70 - €220 and takes 9h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia is to bus and fly and shuttle which costs €60 - €250 and takes 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Alba Iulia. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Alba Iulia via Geneva and Orăştie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Alba Iulia. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Alba Iulia via Genève, Zuerich Hb, Budapest-Keleti and Vinţu de Jos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 52m.

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It is 1346 km from Annecy to Alba Iulia. It is approximately 1786.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia without a car is to train and bus which takes 24h 31m and costs €110 - €170.

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It takes approximately 10h 17m to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia, including transfers.

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Annecy to Alba Iulia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Annecy to Alba Iulia train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia is to train which takes 26h 52m and costs €390 - €750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €120 and takes 28h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Alba Iulia.
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  • Distance: 1346.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 17m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Alba Iulia, Romania?

You can take a train from Annecy to Alba Iulia via Genève, Zuerich Hb, Budapest-Keleti, Vintu De Jos, and Vinţu de Jos in around 26h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Orăștie 4 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $100 and the journey takes 25h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Geneva to Cluj-Napoca via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Lyon to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Geneva to Sibiu via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Lyon to Sibiu via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Lyon to Sibiu via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$8 - $13
Rail 1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Annecy to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$10 - $15
Rail 1st Class
$18 - $26
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$27 - $31
1st Class
$20 - $24
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$42 - $46
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Genève to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Trenord
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Aerotran Pass
Phone
+4 0758 928 530
Email
aerotrans_pass@yahoo.com
Website
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Shuttle from Cluj Airport to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $75
Schedules at
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Orăștie
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Milan to Sebes
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bresica to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Brescia to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
22h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Annecy to Alba Iulia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Orăștie station.

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Alba Iulia is 1h ahead of Annecy. It is currently 3:51 PM in Annecy and 4:51 PM in Alba Iulia.

Annecy to Alba Iulia train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Vintu De Jos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Alba Iulia is 1786 km. It takes approximately 16h 50m to drive from Annecy to Alba Iulia.

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easyJet, Wizz Air, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Alba Iulia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Geneva Airport is to bus which takes 1h 10m and costs €5 - €8.

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