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

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Bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile T72

$2 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Tgv
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève

$36 - $59

Rideshare  •  49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Annecy to Genève 26.3 miles

$2 - $4

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Geneva 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Annecy - Eglise des Fins and arriving at Genève - Étoile. Services depart every two hours, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Genève via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Geneva is 33 km. The road distance is 40.4 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Geneva without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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The bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Annecy to Geneva bus services, operated by Transdev Haute-Savoie, depart from Annecy - Eglise des Fins station.

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Annecy to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Geneva is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Annecy to Geneva bus services, operated by Transdev Haute-Savoie, arrive at Genève - Étoile station.

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Annecy to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Genève station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Transdev Haute-Savoie operates a bus from Annecy to Geneva every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Eurolines CH also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Geneva via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $18
1st Class
$23 - $30
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
eurolines.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Annecy to Genève
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Geneva is 40 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Annecy to Geneva.

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