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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron by bus, train, tram or car

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72

SFr 10 - SFr 24

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Train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve-Secheron Ter

SFr 11 - SFr 28

Bus, line 15 tram  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Galbert to Etoile P+r T72
  2. Take the line 15 tram from Lancy-Pont-Rouge, gare/Etoile to Genève, Maison de la Paix 15

SFr 14 - SFr 28

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron 42.6 km

SFr 5 - SFr 8

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

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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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

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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 Genève-Sécheron is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Genève-Sécheron is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Genève-Sécheron 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 Genève-Sécheron is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Annecy and arriving at Geneve-Secheron. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Annecy and Genève-Sécheron is 35 km. The road distance is 42.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs €9 - €22.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron, including transfers.

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Annecy to Genève-Sécheron train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs €9 - €22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €10 - €26 and takes 1h 33m.

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Annecy to Genève-Sécheron train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve-Secheron station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Genève-Sécheron is 43 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Annecy to Genève-Sécheron.

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  • Distance: 34.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Genève-Sécheron, Switzerland?

Transalis operates a bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare hourly. Tickets cost SFr 7 - SFr 11 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Annecy to Geneve-Secheron every 2 hours. Tickets cost SFr 11 - SFr 28 and the journey takes 1h 33m.

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 Geneve-Secheron
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Rail 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Tram from Lancy-Pont-Rouge, gare/Etoile to Genève, Maison de la Paix
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 17
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Day Pass 1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 17
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 Galbert to Etoile P+r
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Transalis

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