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Bus to Geneva, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) GVA - BER

€48 - €155

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) GVA - TXL

€110 - €502

Bus to Lyon, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LYS - BER

€61 - €170

Train  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Hbf Ice

€208 - €326

Bus  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Berlin central bus station 015

€61 - €87

Bus, train, night train  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf Nj

€161 - €256

Drive  •  10h 3m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Berlin Hbf 1152.4 km

€120 - €190

Annecy to Berlin by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Berlin is around 14h 1m and covers a distance of around 1204 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 52m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Berlin service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Berlin Hbf. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 1m
Fastest journey time:
12h 52m
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€214
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:51
Last service departs at:
18:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Berlin bus and train schedules

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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Berlin is to bus which costs €60 - €90 and takes 18h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Berlin is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost €45 - €160 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Berlin central bus station via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 48m.

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The distance between Annecy and Berlin is 905 km. The road distance is 1152.4 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 12h 43m and costs €200 - €330.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Annecy to Berlin, including transfers.

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Annecy to Berlin bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Berlin is to train which takes 12h 43m and costs €200 - €330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €90 and takes 18h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Annecy to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 905.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Annecy to Berlin Hbf via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Lancy-Bachet, Genève, and Bern in around 12h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Berlin ZOB via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Genève, Bel-Air, Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere, and Basel SBB in around 18h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Split
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €320
Train operators
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€160 - €230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel SBB to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Berlin is 1152 km. It takes approximately 10h 3m to drive from Annecy to Berlin.

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