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There are 10 ways to get from Annecy to Corsica by bus, plane, train, car ferry, ferry or car

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Bastia

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

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Ajaccio

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

Bus to Lyon, fly to Figari

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

Bus to Geneva, fly to Ajaccio

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ajaccio (AJA)

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Marseille-Saint-Charles
  3. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio

Train, car ferry via Valence

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Ville
  2. Take the train from Valence to Marseille-Saint-Charles
  3. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Antibes
  3. Take the ferry from Nice to Bastia
  4. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio

Bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Turin
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova P.Za Principe
  3. Take the ferry from Genova to Bastia
  4. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Marseille
  2. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Annecy to Nice
  2. Take the car ferry from Nice to Bastia
  3. Drive from Bastia to Ajaccio

Annecy to Corsica by bus, train, walk and ferry

The journey time between Annecy and Corsica is around 41h 44m and covers a distance of around 765 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23h 49m. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 44m. Operated by FlixBus, Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, Trenitalia and others, the Annecy to Corsica service departs from Annecy and arrives in Ajaccio. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
17h 54m
Layover time:
23h 49m
Total time:
41h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
25h 44m
Journey distance:
765 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:25
Last service departs at:
09:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Corsica bus, train, walk and ferry schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cost-effective way to get from Annecy to Corsica is to bus and fly, which costs €35 - €100 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Corsica is to bus and fly which costs €65 - €190 and takes 3h 39m.

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The distance between Annecy and Corsica is 484 km.

The best way to get from Annecy to Corsica without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 18h 14m and costs €110 - €170.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Annecy to Corsica, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Bastia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Volotea, Air Corsica and easyJet offer flights from Lyon Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Corsica. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Corsica.
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  • Distance: 483.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

There is no direct connection from Annecy to Corsica. However, you can take the bus to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, take the walk to Lyon airport, fly to Bastia, then take the taxi to Borgo. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, take the walk to Lyon airport, fly to Ajaccio, take the walk to Aeroport, then take the line 8 bus to Ajaccio.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Lyon to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Lyon to Figari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Flights from Lyon to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€27 - €130
Flights from Lyon to Figari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Lyon to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Lyon to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Annecy to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Valence Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €65
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Antibes
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
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 Valence to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Porta Nuova to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
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 Porta Nuova to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Bus operators
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
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
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
La Meridionale
Phone
00 33 810 20 13 20
Email
service-clients@cmn.fr
Website
lameridionale.fr
Car ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Schedules at
lameridionale.fr
Car ferry from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Schedules at
lameridionale.fr
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Passenger Flex Fare
€55 - €75
Passenger & Vehicle Flex Fare
€100 - €140
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Ferry from Genova to Bastia
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
€35 - €50
Low season
€24 - €35
High season
€35 - €55

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