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There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Gargnano by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus via Turin  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Brescia Fr
  3. Take the bus from Brescia - Terminal SIA to Gargnano

€68 - €151

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Train, bus  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Brescia Ec
  3. Take the bus from Brescia - Terminal SIA to Gargnano

€132 - €248

Bus  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Brescia Si
  3. Take the bus from Brescia - Terminal SIA to Gargnano

Bus, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig Re
  3. Take the train from Brig to Domodossola Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale Re4
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brescia Re6 / ...
  6. Take the bus from Brescia - Terminal SIA to Gargnano

€88 - €181

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Gargnano 464.1 km

€55 - €85

Bus, fly, shuttle  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Linate airport to Brescia
  4. Take the bus from Brescia - Terminal SIA to Gargnano

€111 - €339

Annecy to Gargnano by train and bus

The journey time between Annecy and Gargnano is around 7h 56m and covers a distance of around 525 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 56m. Services are operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Trenitalia Frecce and others. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 56m
Fastest journey time:
7h 56m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€68
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:44
Last service departs at:
12:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Gargnano train and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gargnano is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Gargnano is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Gargnano is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Gargnano is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Gargnano. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Gargnano via Turin and Brescia - Terminal SIA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 42m.

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The distance between Annecy and Gargnano is 353 km. The road distance is 464.1 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Gargnano without a car is to train and bus via Turin which takes 8h 37m and costs €65 - €160.

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It takes approximately 8h 37m to get from Annecy to Gargnano, including transfers.

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

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

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Annecy to Gargnano bus services, operated by SIA, arrive at Gargnano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Gargnano is 464 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Annecy to Gargnano.

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  • Distance: 352.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 37m

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

You can take a bus from Annecy to Gargnano via Turin, Brescia, and Brescia - Terminal SIA in around 10h 42m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Train operators
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
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 Susa to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Geneve to Brescia
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Domodossola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Centrale to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
brescia.arriva.it
Bus from Brescia - Terminal SIA to Gargnano
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
brescia.arriva.it
2nd Class
€2 - €3
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 Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Turin to Brescia
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Milano Linate airport to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€28 - €130
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€28 - €31
Private
€65 - €130

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