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There are 10 ways to get from Annecy to Limoges by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins Intercités

€136 - €207

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Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon Perrache 766
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Brive-la-Gaillarde 716 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges

€30 - €44

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Train, bus  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu Ter
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Ussel B
  4. Take the train from Ussel to Limoges Benedictins Ter

€76 - €145

Bus, train  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from CLERMONT-Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF
  4. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to Pl. W. Churchill

€48 - €83

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Limoges 544.6 km

€60 - €90

Bus to Lyon, fly to Limoges  •  4h 36m

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

€79 - €231

Bus to Lyon, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins

€81 - €211

Bus to Lyon, fly to Toulouse, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Limoges Benedictins

€87 - €224

Bus to Lyon, fly to Poitiers, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Poitiers (PIS) LYS - PIS
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to Limoges Benedictins

€96 - €261

Bus to Geneva, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GVA - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins

€73 - €256

Annecy to Limoges by train and walk

The journey time between Annecy and Limoges is around 9h 48m and covers a distance of around 970 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 22m. Operated by TGV inOui and SNCF, the Annecy to Limoges service departs from Annecy and arrives in Limoges Benedictins. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 48m
Fastest journey time:
7h 22m
Journey distance:
970 km
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
€136
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:32
Last service departs at:
18:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Limoges train and walk schedules

Annecy → Limoges
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Limoges is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Limoges is to bus and fly which takes 4h 36m and costs €75 - €240.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Limoges via Lyon Perrache and Brive-la-Gaillarde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Limoges Benedictins via Paris Austerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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The distance between Annecy and Limoges is 378 km. The road distance is 544.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Limoges without a car is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs €130 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Annecy to Limoges, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Limoges train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Limoges is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs €130 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 377.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 11m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Limoges, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Limoges via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Austerlitz in around 8h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Limoges via Lyon Perrache and Brive-la-Gaillarde in around 10h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €190
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €190
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Train operators
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
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 Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€60 - €90
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Ussel to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Lyon Perrache to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Poitiers to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
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
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Annecy to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
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
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 - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Swiss PostAuto
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
Trans Creuse
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from CLERMONT-Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
Trans Creuse
Région Nouvelle Aquitaine
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

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Limoges Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Annecy to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Limoges Benedictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Limoges is 545 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Annecy to Limoges.

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