There are 7 ways to get from Annecy to Carcassonne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$118 - $145

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Carcassonne N716

$36 - $70

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Train via Valence TGV  •  6 h 39 min

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

$110 - $133

Bus Isilines  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Valence
  2. Take the bus from Valence to Carcassonne

$40 - $53

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Carcassonne 347.4 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Lyon, fly, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$64 - $170

Bus to Geneva, fly, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$76 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Carcassonne is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Carcassonne is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Carcassonne via Valence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Carcassonne. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Carcassonne via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Carcassonne is 423 km. The road distance is 555.9 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Carcassonne without a car is to train which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Annecy to Carcassonne, including transfers.

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Annecy to Carcassonne bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Annecy station.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Carcassonne is to train which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Carcassonne.
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  • Distance: 264.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Carcassonne via Lyon Part Dieu in around 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Carcassonne via Valence in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Valence TGV to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Annecy to Valence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Valence to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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 Annecy to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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