There are 8 ways to get from Annecy to Cannes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence TGV
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Cannes Tgv

$114 - $143

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Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Aix-en-Provence 739
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière

$33 - $51

6 alternative options

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes Tgv

$128 - $154

Train, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$45 - $82

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Annecy to Cannes 345.8 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Lyon, fly to Nice  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$61 - $284

Bus to Geneva, fly to Nice  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$58 - $154

Bus to Lyon, fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes

$101 - $381

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Cannes Gare Routière via P+R Krypton Quai 8 and Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Cannes via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Cannes is 271 km. The road distance is 553.3 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Annecy to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Cannes is to train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Annecy to Cannes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Cannes Gare Routière station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 169.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Cannes via Valence TGV in around 6 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Cannes via Aix-en-Provence, P+R Krypton Quai 8, Gare Routiere Quai 4, and Aix-en-Provence in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
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 Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
isilines.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 Grenoble - Bus station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com

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Annecy to Cannes train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Cannes is 553 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Annecy to Cannes.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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