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

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Leipzig  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Leipzig (LEJ) GVA - LEJ

€90 - €362

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Nuremberg central bus station
  3. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Leipzig

€53 - €79

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Leipzig  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Leipzig (LEJ) LYS - LEJ

€143 - €407

Bus to Geneva, fly to Dresden, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dresden (DRS) GVA - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

€116 - €475

Bus to Geneva, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) GVA - BER
  3. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

€58 - €266

Train  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice

€184 - €296

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...

€210 - €465

Bus, train  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern Ic1
  3. Take the train from Bern to Leipzig Hbf Ice

€186 - €291

Drive  •  8h 44m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Leipzig 999.4 km

€110 - €160

Annecy to Leipzig by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Leipzig is around 15h 50m and covers a distance of around 1013 km. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 20m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Leipzig service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Leipzig Markt. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15h 50m
Fastest journey time:
11h 20m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€190
Carbon emissions:
56 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:21
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Leipzig bus and train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
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Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leipzig is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Leipzig is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Leipzig is to bus which costs €50 - €80 and takes 17h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Leipzig is to bus and fly which costs €90 - €370 and takes 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Leipzig via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere, Freiburg and Nuremberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Genève, Olten, Basel Sbb and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 48m.

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The distance between Annecy and Leipzig is 758 km. The road distance is 999.4 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 12h 8m and costs €180 - €300.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Annecy to Leipzig, including transfers.

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Annecy to Leipzig bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Leipzig is to train which takes 12h 8m and costs €180 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €80 and takes 17h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 758 km
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Leipzig, Germany?

You can take a train from Annecy to Leipzig via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Lancy-Bachet, Genève, Olten, and Halle(Saale)Hbf in around 12h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Leipzig via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Genève, Bel-Air, Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere, Freiburg, Busbahnhof, Freiburg, and Nuremberg in around 17h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Lyon to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Leipzig via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Lyon to Leipzig via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Train operators
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Olten to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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 Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
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 Annecy to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€70 - €95
1st Class
€120 - €170
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 Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Nuremberg to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Annecy to Leipzig bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Leipzig station.

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Annecy to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Leipzig is 999 km. It takes approximately 8h 44m to drive from Annecy to Leipzig.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at €75 per night.

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