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There are 10 ways to get from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Est to Châlons-en-Champagne Ter / ...

€182 - €331

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Bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Châlons-en-Champagne H03ct / ...

€42 - €67

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Bus, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Dijon Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Chalons En Champagne Ter / ...

€145 - €241

Train, night train  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter / ...
  2. Take the night train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Dijon Ic
  3. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Chalons En Champagne Ter / ...

€163 - €320

Drive  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne 524.9 km

€55 - €90

Bus to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Reims
  4. Take the train from Reims to Châlons-en-Champagne

€131 - €286

Bus to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Reims
  4. Take the train from Reims to Châlons-en-Champagne

€138 - €301

Bus to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris-Est to Châlons-en-Champagne

€89 - €239

Bus to Geneva, fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) GVA - LBG
  3. Take the train from Paris-Est to Châlons-en-Champagne

€120 - €391

Bus to Geneva, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Luxembourg (LUX) GVA - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to Châlons-en-Champagne

€101 - €261

Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne by train and walk

The journey time between Annecy and Châlons-en-Champagne is around 8h 28m and covers a distance of around 749 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Transilien, SNCF and others. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 28m
Fastest journey time:
6h
Journey distance:
749 km
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
€211
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:32
Last service departs at:
18:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne train and walk schedules

Annecy → Châlons-en-Champagne
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Châlons-en-Champagne is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne is to bus which costs €40 - €70 and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne is to drive which costs €55 - €90 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Châlons-en-Champagne via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Geneva - Bus station and Dijon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Châlons-en-Champagne via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Annecy and Châlons-en-Champagne is 363 km. The road distance is 524.9 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs €180 - €340.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne, including transfers.

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Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne 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 Châlons-en-Champagne is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs €180 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €70 and takes 11h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne.
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  • Distance: 363.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Châlons-en-Champagne, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Est in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Genève, Bel-Air, Geneva - Bus station, and Dijon in around 11h 53m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €220
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €370
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Paris Le Bourget Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Train operators
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 Annecy to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€150 - €280
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Est to Châlons-en-Champagne
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Dijon to Châlons-en-Champagne
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Reims
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Reims to Châlons-en-Champagne
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Metz Ville to Châlons-en-Champagne
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €100
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 Paris l'Est to Chalons En Champagne
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Dijon Ville to Chalons En Champagne
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Metz Ville to Chalons En Champagne
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Paris l'Est to Chalons En Champagne
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Lausanne to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto

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Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Châlons-en-Champagne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne is 525 km. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Annecy to Châlons-en-Champagne.

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