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There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Bellegarde - Gare 22
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Bourg En Bresse Tgv

€30 - €55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse 130.7 km

€9

4 alternative options

Bus, train #2  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to Bellgarde, gare routière 22
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Bourg En Bresse Tgv

€30 - €55

Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Ambérieu Ter / ...

€28 - €52

Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Bellegarde - Gare 22
  2. Take the bus from Gare to Alfred de Vigny 160

€12 - €18

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse 129.2 km

€14 - €21

Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Bourg-en-Bresse is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 109 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 7m. Operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse service departs from Gare Routiere and arrives in Bourg En Bresse. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 34m
Fastest journey time:
2h 7m
Journey distance:
109 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse bus and train schedules

Annecy → Bourg-en-Bresse
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse is to rideshare which costs €9 and takes 1h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse is to drive. Taking this option will cost €14 - €21 and takes 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse. However, there are services departing from Gare Routiere and arriving at Alfred de Vigny via Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Bourg-en-Bresse via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Ambérieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Annecy and Bourg-en-Bresse is 77 km. The road distance is 129.2 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 55m and costs €30 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse, including transfers.

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Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, depart from Gare Routiere station.

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Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €28 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €18 and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse.
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  • Distance: 76.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Bourg-en-Bresse, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Ambérieu in around 3h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse via Gare in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bellegarde to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
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 Bellegarde to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Ambérieu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Amberieu En Bugey
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Bellegarde - Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to Bellgarde, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Gare to Alfred de Vigny
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€2
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellgarde, gare routière to Bourg-en-Br, Alfred De Vigny
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain, arrive at Alfred de Vigny station.

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Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Ambérieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Annecy and Bourg-en-Bresse. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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