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

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

Bus, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Fribourg Poya
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun 1

$73 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lausanne Barcelone - Gare Sants > Barcelone Centre > Lloret de Mar > Gérone > Figueras > Perpignan > Narbonne > Montpellier > Avignon Centre > Grenoble Centre - Gare routière > Chambéry > Annecy > Annemasse > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte Rj

$42 - $63

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$102 - $186

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Grindelwald 171.8 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Grindelwald via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Geneve, Genève, Bern, and Interlaken Ost in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Grindelwald via Lausanne, Lausanne, park.Velodrome, Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte, Bern, Zytglogge, Thun, Bahnhof, Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof, and Interlaken Ost in around 9 h 12 min.

Train operators
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Fribourg Poya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Annecy and Grindelwald is 167 km. The road distance is 275 km.

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Grindelwald is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Annecy to Grindelwald is to drive which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Grindelwald via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève, Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Grindelwald via Lausanne, park.Velodrome, Bern, Zytglogge, Thun, Bahnhof and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Annecy to Grindelwald, including transfers.