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There are 7 ways to get from Annecy to French Riviera by train, bus, ferry 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

Train, bus, ferry via Les Pennes-Mirabeau  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu Ter
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix En Provence Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Aix En Provence Tgv to Saint Tropez- Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

102€ - 141€

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Aix-en-Provence 739
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence - Parc Relais Krypton to Brignoles - Halte Routière
  3. Take the bus from Brignoles Gare Routiere to Saint Tropez- Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

47€ - 64€

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Train, bus, ferry  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to St Raphael Valescure Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

93€ - 111€

Train, ferry  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Vidauban Ter
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

85€ - 114€

Train to Lyon, fly to Nice, train, ferry  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
  4. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
  5. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

99€ - 305€

Fly Geneva to Nice, train, line 7601 bus, ferry  •  10h 47m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
  3. Take the line 7601 bus from Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere to Sainte-Maxime - Tour Carree
  4. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
  5. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

62€ - 156€

Train to Lyon, fly to Marseille, train, ferry  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix En Provence Tgv to St Raphael Valescure
  4. Take the ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
  5. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

146€ - 377€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to French Riviera is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to French Riviera is to train and fly and ferry which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 9h 57m.

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The distance between Annecy and French Riviera is 288 km.

The best way to get from Annecy to French Riviera without a car is to train and bus and ferry via Les Pennes-Mirabeau which takes 11h 11m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 11h 11m to get from Annecy to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Air France, Nouvel Air Tunisie, TUI fly Belgium and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 2549+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at 106€ per night.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Geneva Airport is to bus which takes 1h 32m and costs 2€ - 15€.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 180.2 miles
  • Duration: 11h 11m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

There is no direct connection from Annecy to French Riviera. However, you can take the train to Aix Les Bains Le Revard, take the train to Lyon Part Dieu, take the train to Aix En Provence Tgv, take the walk to Aix En Provence Tgv, take the bus to Saint Tropez- Gare Routiere, take the walk to Saint-Tropez, take the ferry to Les Issambres, then take the travel to French Riviera. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Annecy to French Riviera via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, St Raphael Valescure, Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere, Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere, Saint-Tropez, and Les Issambres in around 11h 13m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 470€
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
26€ - 230€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
13€ - 65€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 25€
1st Class
35€ - 60€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Vidauban
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 45€
Train from Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
12€ - 20€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 65€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 75€
1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
Train from Annecy to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 33€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 31€
Train from Aix En Provence Tgv to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
34€ - 39€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
34€ - 39€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to St Raphael Valescure
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Aix En Provence Tgv to Saint Tropez- Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
SNCF Bus
Bus from Brignoles Gare Routiere to Saint Tropez- Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
SNCF Bus
Varlib
Phone
0970 830 380
Website
varlib.fr
Bus from Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
Varlib
Bus from Aix-en-Provence - Parc Relais Krypton to Brignoles - Halte Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
3€
Website
Varlib
Bus from Saint-Raphaël Gare Routiere to Sainte-Maxime - Tour Carree
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
Varlib
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 Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€
Website
Les Bateaux Verts
Ferry from Sainte-Maxime to Saint-Tropez
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€
Website
Les Bateaux Verts

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