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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to La Plagne by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Aime-la-Plagne K524 / ...

€60 - €120

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Plagne

€46 - €71

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere 51
  2. Take the train from Albertville to Aime-la-Plagne Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare-Routiere to Plagne Villages Arrivee Telebus T8

Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Hotel De Ville to Gare Routiere 51
  2. Take the bus from Albertville to Aime-la-Plagne
  3. Take the bus from Gare-Routiere to Plagne Centre T8

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Annecy to La Plagne 107 km

€11 - €17

Annecy to La Plagne by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and La Plagne is around 5h 6m and covers a distance of around 121 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to La Plagne service departs from Gare Routiere and arrives in Plagne Villages Arrivee Telebus. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 6m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:15
Last service departs at:
11:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to La Plagne 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.
Annecy → La Plagne
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to La Plagne is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to La Plagne is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to La Plagne. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Plagne Centre via Albertville and Gare-Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between Annecy and La Plagne is 62 km. The road distance is 107 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to La Plagne without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €60 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Annecy to La Plagne, including transfers.

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Annecy to La Plagne bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, depart from Hotel De Ville station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to La Plagne is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €60 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 9m.

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Annecy to La Plagne bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie, arrive at Plagne Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to La Plagne is 107 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Annecy to La Plagne.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to La Plagne.
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  • Distance: 62.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and La Plagne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to La Plagne via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, and Aime-la-Plagne in around 3h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to La Plagne via Gare Routiere, Albertville, and Gare-Routiere in around 5h 9m.

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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Aime La Plagne
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €29
Train from Albertville to Aime La Plagne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €19
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Aime La Plagne
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Albertville to Aime La Plagne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once a week
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 Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Aime-la-Plagne
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Albertville to Aime-la-Plagne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Bus from Hotel De Ville to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Phone
+33 9 70 83 90 73
Website
vente-bellesavoieexpress.fr
Bus from Gare-Routiere to Plagne Villages Arrivee Telebus
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Bus from Gare-Routiere to Plagne Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Swiss PostAuto
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Plagne
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €55
More information at
BensBus

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