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There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Chexbres by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Lausanne  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the train from Lancy-Bachet to Lausanne Re / ...

SFr 20 - SFr 43

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Annemasse Ter
  2. Take the train from Annemasse to Lausanne Re / ...

SFr 23 - SFr 58

Bus, train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the train from Lancy-Bachet to Vevey Re / ...

SFr 20 - SFr 43

Bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lausanne P+R 1739 / ...

SFr 24 - SFr 36

Bus, train #2  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Vevey Re / ...

SFr 51 - SFr 89

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Chexbres 119.3 km

SFr 14 - SFr 21

Annecy to Chexbres by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Chexbres is around 3h 24m and covers a distance of around 122 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 24m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and SNCF, the Annecy to Chexbres service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Rivaz. Typically 10 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 24m
Fastest journey time:
3h 24m
Journey distance:
122 km
Services per week:
10
Cheapest price:
SFr 36
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:21
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Chexbres bus and train schedules

France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chexbres is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chexbres is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chexbres is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Chexbres is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Chexbres is to drive. Taking this option will cost €13 - €20 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Chexbres. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Rivaz via Annemasse and Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Annecy and Chexbres is 81 km. The road distance is 119.3 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Chexbres without a car is to bus and train via Lausanne which takes 2h 54m and costs €18 - €40.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Annecy to Chexbres, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Chexbres is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs €21 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 3h 22m.

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Annecy to Chexbres train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Chexbres is 119 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Annecy to Chexbres.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Chexbres.
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  • Distance: 81.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Chexbres, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Annecy to Chexbres via Annemasse and Lausanne in around 3h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Annecy to Lausanne P+R twice daily. Tickets cost SFr 9 - SFr 11 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

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 Lancy-Bachet to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lancy-Bachet to Vevey
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Vevey
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
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 Lancy-Bachet to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Rail 1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Train from Annecy to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Rail 1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 24
Train from Annemasse to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Rail 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Train from Lancy-Bachet to Vevey
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 18
Rail 1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 30
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
Transalis
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 Annecy to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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