There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Bern by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern 1 / ...

$63 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève - Seujet T72
  2. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte Rj

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Bern

$23 - $28

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...

$79 - $139

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Bern 124.4 miles

$26 - $40

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, Geneve, and Genève in around 5 h 28 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève - Seujet
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Annecy and Bern is 154 km. The road distance is 199 km.

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Bern is to bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Annecy to Bern is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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 28 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.

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Annecy to Bern, including transfers.