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

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Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Bulle

$21 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, train, line 50 train  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Palézieux 15
  3. Take the line 50 train from Palézieux to Gruyères 50

Train, line 50 train  •  7 h 12 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
  3. Take the train from Genève to Palézieux 15
  4. Take the line 50 train from Palézieux to Gruyères 50

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Gruyères 100.5 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Gruyères is to bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Gruyères is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Gruyères. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Epagny, village via Bulle, gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Gruyères. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Gruyères via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève and Palézieux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Gruyères is 105 km. The road distance is 160.9 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Gruyères without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 17€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Annecy to Gruyères, including transfers.

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Annecy to Gruyères bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Annecy station.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Gruyères is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 17€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train and line 50 train, which costs and takes 7 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Gruyères.
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  • Distance: 65.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Annecy to Gruyères 6 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Gruyères via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève, and Palézieux in around 7 h 12 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Palézieux
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Palézieux
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
tpf
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Palézieux to Gruyères
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tpf.ch
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Bulle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Book at
eurolines.ch
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com

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Annecy to Gruyères bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bulle station.

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Annecy to Gruyères train services, operated by tpf, arrive at Gruyères station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Gruyères is 161 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Annecy to Gruyères.

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There are 506+ hotels available in Gruyères. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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