There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Bern by bus, train or car
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Bus, train • 3 h 30 min
$59 - $108
Bus • 4 h
$23 - $28
2 alternative options
Train • 5 h 4 min
$86 - $154
Drive • 2 h 4 min
$26 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Bern is to bus which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 4 h.
The quickest way to get from Annecy to Bern is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 4 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Annecy and arriving at Bern. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h.
No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Bern. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Bern via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.
The distance between Annecy and Bern is 154 km. The road distance is 199 km.
The best way to get from Annecy to Bern without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 50€ - 95€.
It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Annecy to Bern, including transfers.
Annecy to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Annecy station.
Annecy to Bern train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard station.
The best way to get from Annecy to Bern is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 20€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 4 min.
What companies run services between Annecy, France and Bern, Switzerland?
Eurolines CH operates a bus from Annecy to Bern 6 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Bern via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Genève in around 5 h 4 min.
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.
Train from Genève to Bern
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.
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 14 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $23 - $40
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More Questions & Answers
Annecy to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bern station.
Annecy to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.
Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Bern is 199 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Annecy to Bern.
There are 160+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $90 USD per night.