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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

$58 - $219

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 53m

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

$56 - $199

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$89 - $249

Train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E Annecy - Valence-Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$285 - $351

Bus  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 766 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Amsterdam

$106 - $163

Night bus  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry N706
  2. Take the night bus from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N760

$70 - $121

Drive  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Amsterdam 645.8 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Amsterdam is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Amsterdam is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 53m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Chambery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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The distance between Annecy and Amsterdam is 725 km. The road distance is 1033.2 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs 240€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Annecy to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Amsterdam is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs 240€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 18h.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 453 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Amsterdam via Chambery-Challes-E and Chambery in around 8h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Amsterdam via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon in around 18h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annecy to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$28 - $33
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Chambery to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$270 - $330
1st Class
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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 Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Annecy to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Lyon Aéroport Saint Exupéry to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Annecy to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Amsterdam is 1033 km. It takes approximately 9h 27m to drive from Annecy to Amsterdam.

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Air France, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2655+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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