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

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Train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Chiavari Ic / ...

€60 - €151

Cheapest option

Bus via Chambéry  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Chambéry 739 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Genoa N580

€31 - €43

6 alternative options

Bus  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Genoa N739

€42 - €87

Drive  •  4h 34m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Chiavari 431 km

€50 - €80

Bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari

€95 - €270

Bus to Lyon, fly to Nice, bus, train  •  9h 3m

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

€89 - €236

Bus to Geneva, fly to Nice, bus, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Chiavari

€61 - €241

Bus to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari

€85 - €207

Annecy to Chiavari by train

The train journey time between Annecy and Chiavari is around 24h 27m and covers a distance of around 448 km. The fastest train normally takes 24h 27m. Services are operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Trenitalia and others. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
24h 27m
Fastest train time:
24h 27m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€60
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:44
Last train departs at:
12:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Chiavari train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chiavari is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Chiavari is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Chiavari is to bus via Chambéry which costs €30 - €45 and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Chiavari is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Chiavari. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Chiavari via Chambéry and Genoa - P.zza Acquaverde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Chiavari. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Chiavari via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Annecy and Chiavari is 307 km. The road distance is 431 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Chiavari without a car is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs €55 - €160.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Annecy to Chiavari, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Chiavari train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Aix Les Bains Le Revard station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Chiavari is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs €55 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus via Chambéry, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Chiavari.
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  • Distance: 306.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Chiavari, Italy?

You can take a train from Annecy to Chiavari via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Chiavari via Chambéry, Genoa, and Genoa - P.zza Acquaverde in around 8h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Train from Savona to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€17 - €24
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€40 - €65
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€16 - €22
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €24
Train from Savona to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chambéry to Genoa
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Genoa
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
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 Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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

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Annecy to Chiavari train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Chiavari station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Chiavari is 431 km. It takes approximately 4h 34m to drive from Annecy to Chiavari.

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