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

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Train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu K523 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Riom - Châtel-Guyon Ter / ...

€47 - €109

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Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon Perrache 766
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand 706 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Gannat

€24 - €33

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Vichy Ter / ...

€69 - €116

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Gannat 332.5 km

€35 - €55

Annecy to Gannat by train

The train journey time between Annecy and Gannat is around 9h 18m and covers a distance of around 389 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 41m. Services are operated by SNCF, TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS). Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 18m
Fastest train time:
5h 41m
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€99
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:44
Last train departs at:
19:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Gannat train schedules

Annecy → Gannat
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The cost-effective way to get from Annecy to Gannat is to bus, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Gannat is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Gannat. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Gannat via Lyon Perrache, Salins Coubertin and Clermont-Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Gannat. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Gannat via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Lyon Part Dieu and Riom - Châtel-Guyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 33m.

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The distance between Annecy and Gannat is 227 km. The road distance is 332.5 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Gannat without a car is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs €45 - €110.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Annecy to Gannat, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Gannat train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Gannat is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs €45 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 7h 34m.

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  • Distance: 227 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Gannat via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Lyon Part Dieu, and Riom - Châtel-Guyon in around 6h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Gannat via Lyon Perrache, Clermont-Ferrand, Salins Coubertin, Gare SNCF, and Clermont-Ferrand in around 7h 34m.

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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Riom - Châtel-Guyon
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Riom Chatel Guyon
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Lyon Perrache to Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Bus operators
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Annecy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Schedules at
bstours.rs
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 Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Swiss PostAuto

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Annecy to Gannat bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Gannat station.

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Annecy to Gannat train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Riom - Châtel-Guyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Gannat is 333 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Annecy to Gannat.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Gannat. Prices start at €75 per night.

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