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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Frauenfeld by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train via Geneva  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Frauenfeld S24 / ...

SFr 92 - SFr 187

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Zurich Bus Station N1156 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Frauenfeld S24 / ...

SFr 28 - SFr 64

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport Costa Blanca-Express

SFr 51 - SFr 107

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Frauenfeld 356.9 km

SFr 40 - SFr 65

Bus, fly  •  4h 1m

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

SFr 99 - SFr 242

Annecy to Frauenfeld by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Frauenfeld is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 368 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Frauenfeld service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Frauenfeld. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 7m
Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
SFr 98
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Frauenfeld 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

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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
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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 Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Frauenfeld is 2 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: 14 Jun 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 Frauenfeld is to bus and train which costs €25 - €60 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Frauenfeld is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 35m.

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The distance between Annecy and Frauenfeld is 280 km. The road distance is 356.9 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Frauenfeld without a car is to bus and train via Geneva which takes 5h 18m and costs €80 - €170.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Annecy to Frauenfeld, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Frauenfeld is 357 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Annecy to Frauenfeld.

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Tunisair and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Frauenfeld. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Frauenfeld.
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  • Distance: 279.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

ExpressBus operates a bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 260
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 270
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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Frauenfeld
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Frauenfeld
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
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 11
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 18
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
ExpressBus

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