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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Courmayeur by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to La Roche Sur Foron Ter
  2. Take the train from La Roche-sur-Foron to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet L3 / ...
  3. Drive from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Courmayeur

€18 - €45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport > Annecy > Sallanches > Chamonix Sud - Bus station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Avenue de Courmayeur to Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco 300 / ...

€10 - €16

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to La Roche Sur Foron Ter
  2. Take the train from La Roche-sur-Foron to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet L3 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Courmayeur

€19 - €46

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Courmayeur 111.2 km

€13 - €20

Annecy to Courmayeur by bus

The bus journey time between Annecy and Courmayeur is around 7h 3m and covers a distance of around 119 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Blablabus, FlixBus and SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia, the Annecy to Courmayeur bus service departs from Annecy and arrives in Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 3m
Fastest bus time:
3h 25m
Buses per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€12
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:45
Last bus departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Courmayeur bus schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Courmayeur is to bus which costs €9 - €16 and takes 3h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Courmayeur is to drive which takes 1h 21m and costs €13 - €20.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Courmayeur. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco via Chamonix Sud - Avenue de Courmayeur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Annecy and Courmayeur is 67 km. The road distance is 111.2 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Courmayeur without a car is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs €9 - €16.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Annecy to Courmayeur, including transfers.

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Annecy to Courmayeur bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Annecy station.

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Annecy to Courmayeur bus services, operated by SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia, arrive at Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Courmayeur is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Annecy to Courmayeur.

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  • Distance: 67 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Annecy to Courmayeur via Chamonix Sud - Avenue de Courmayeur in around 3h 20m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to La Roche Sur Foron
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €19
Train from La Roche Sur Foron to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
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 La Roche-sur-Foron to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia

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