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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Aix Les Bains Le Revard Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu K523 / ...

€38 - €92

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Bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, gare routière to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière Ctx004
  2. Take the bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to L'Arbresle Car240

€11 - €16

2 alternative options

Bus via Lyon Perrache  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon

€34 - €59

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Annecy to L'Arbresle 164.5 km

€18 - €27

Annecy to L'Arbresle by train

The train journey time between Annecy and L'Arbresle is around 3h 41m and covers a distance of around 192 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 51m. Services are operated by SNCF, TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS). Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 41m
Fastest train time:
2h 51m
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€48
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:44
Last train departs at:
19:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to L'Arbresle train schedules

Annecy → L'Arbresle
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in L'Arbresle is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle is to bus which costs €10 - €17 and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to L'Arbresle. However, there are services departing from Annecy, gare routière and arriving at L'Arbresle via Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to L'Arbresle. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at L'arbresle via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Annecy and L'Arbresle is 117 km. The road distance is 164.5 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €35 - €95.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle, including transfers.

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Annecy to L'Arbresle bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Annecy, gare routière station.

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Annecy to L'Arbresle train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €35 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €17 and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to L'Arbresle.
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  • Distance: 117.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and L'Arbresle, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to L'Arbresle via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 3h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to L'Arbresle via Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière in around 3h 32m.

Train operators
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 Annecy to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
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 Annecy to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €28
1st Class
€17 - €20
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Annecy, gare routière to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to L'Arbresle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Annecy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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Annecy to L'Arbresle bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at L'Arbresle station.

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Annecy to L'Arbresle train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to L'Arbresle is 164 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Annecy to L'Arbresle.

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