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There are 9 ways to get from Annecy to Hallstatt by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Salzburg Hbf Rjx
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt Re / ...

€212 - €403

Cheapest option

Bus to Geneva, fly to Vienna, train  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE
  3. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

€86 - €315

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Bus  •  21h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Linz Industriezeile
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov
  3. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt

€106 - €117

Train, night train, bus  •  19h 54m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Salzburg Hbf Nj
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof 150

€130 - €196

Drive  •  8h 5m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Hallstatt 834.5 km

€90 - €140

Bus to Geneva, fly to Salzburg, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Salzburg (SZG) GVA - SZG
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

€117 - €381

Bus to Geneva, fly to Linz, train  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Linz (LNZ) GVA - LNZ
  3. Take the train from Hoersching to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

€129 - €492

Bus to Geneva, fly to Munich, train  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

€125 - €302

Bus to Lyon, fly to Munich, train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC) LYS - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

€123 - €297

Annecy to Hallstatt by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Hallstatt is around 17h 6m and covers a distance of around 925 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 56m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Hallstatt service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Hallstatt. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17h 6m
Fastest journey time:
12h 56m
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€221
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:51
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Hallstatt bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Austria from France

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from France

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Austria

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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 Austria 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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hallstatt is 800 555 621.

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

The social distance requirement in Hallstatt is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Austria.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Hallstatt is to bus which costs €100 - €120 and takes 21h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Hallstatt is to drive. Taking this option will cost €90 - €140 and takes 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Hallstatt via Geneva, Linz Fernheizkraftwerk, Linz and Český Krumlov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 9m.

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The distance between Annecy and Hallstatt is 602 km. The road distance is 834.5 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Hallstatt without a car is to train which takes 14h 13m and costs €210 - €410.

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It takes approximately 14h 13m to get from Annecy to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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Annecy to Hallstatt bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Hallstatt is to train which takes 14h 13m and costs €210 - €410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €120 and takes 21h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Annecy to Hallstatt bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, arrive at Hallstatt station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Hallstatt.
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  • Distance: 601.8 km
  • Duration: 14h 13m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Hallstatt, Austria?

You can take a train from Annecy to Hallstatt via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Lancy-Bachet, Genève, Zuerich Hb, Salzburg Hbf, and Attnang-Puchheim in around 14h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Hallstatt via Geneva, Linz Fernheizkraftwerk, Linz Hbf, Linz, and Český Krumlov in around 21h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Geneva to Linz via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Lyon to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Geneva to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Hoersching to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €8
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €22
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€14 - €22
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Nightjet
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Linz to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Bean Shuttle
Bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €31
Website
Bean Shuttle
Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh
Phone
0662 632900
Email
office@salzburg-verkehr.at
Website
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Hallstatt is 835 km. It takes approximately 8h 5m to drive from Annecy to Hallstatt.

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