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Bus, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Galbert to Etoile P+r T72
  2. Take the train from Lancy Pont-Rouge to Bex Re / ...

SFr 22 - SFr 45

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Lancy-Bachet, gare  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the train from Lancy-Bachet to Bex Re / ...

SFr 23 - SFr 50

Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Annemasse Ter
  2. Take the train from Annemasse to Bex Re / ...

SFr 26 - SFr 63

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Gryon 167 km

SFr 20 - SFr 30

Annecy to Gryon by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Gryon is around 4h 20m and covers a distance of around 164 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 53m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Gryon service departs from Galbert and arrives in Gryon. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 20m
Fastest journey time:
3h 53m
Journey distance:
164 km
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:34
Last service departs at:
16:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Gryon bus and train schedules

France → Switzerland
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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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gryon is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Gryon is 1.5 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: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Annecy to Gryon is to drive, which costs €18 - €28 and takes 1h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Gryon is to drive which costs €18 - €28 and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Gryon. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Gryon via Annemasse and Bex. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Annecy and Gryon is 83 km. The road distance is 167 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Gryon without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 13m and costs €20 - €45.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Annecy to Gryon, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Gryon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bex station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Gryon is 167 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Annecy to Gryon.

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  • Distance: 83 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Gryon via Annemasse and Bex in around 4h 32m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lancy Pont-Rouge to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lancy-Bachet to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lancy Pont-Rouge to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 15 - SFr 23
Rail 1st Class
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Train from Lancy-Bachet to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Rail 1st Class
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Train from Annecy to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Rail 1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 24
Train from Annemasse to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Rail 1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Galbert to Etoile P+r
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Transalis

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