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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train via Lancy-Bachet, gare  •  4h 15m

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

SFr 25 - SFr 53

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Cossonay-Ville, centre  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève, Charmilles T72
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Morges Re / ...

SFr 25 - SFr 53

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 18m

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

SFr 25 - SFr 53

Train  •  4h 28m

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

SFr 29 - SFr 68

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Annecy to La Praz 108.3 km

SFr 13 - SFr 19

Annecy to La Praz by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and La Praz is around 4h 36m and covers a distance of around 139 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 10m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to La Praz service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in La Praz, Maison de commune. Typically 39 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 36m
Fastest journey time:
3h 10m
Journey distance:
139 km
Services per week:
39
Cheapest price:
SFr 41
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to La Praz bus and train schedules

France → Switzerland
Partially open

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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

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
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 La Praz is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Praz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Praz 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to La Praz is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to La Praz is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 20m.

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The distance between Annecy and La Praz is 87 km. The road distance is 108.3 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to La Praz without a car is to bus and train via Lancy-Bachet, gare which takes 4h 15m and costs €23 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Annecy to La Praz, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to La Praz is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Annecy to La Praz.

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There are 77+ hotels available in La Praz. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to La Praz.
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  • Distance: 87.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and La Praz, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Annecy to La Praz via Annemasse, Renens VD, Croy-Romainmôtier, and Croy-Romainmôtier, gare in around 4h 28m.

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-Bachet to Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lancy Pont-Rouge to Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Renens VD
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Morges
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
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-Bachet to Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Rail 1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Train from Lancy Pont-Rouge to Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Rail 1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 25
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 Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Rail 1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 27
Train from Geneve to Morges
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Rail 1st Class
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Transalis
Bus from Galbert to Etoile P+r
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève, Charmilles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Transalis

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