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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Aix Les Bains Le Revard Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Ambérieu Ter
  3. Take the train from Amberieu En Bugey to Lons Le Saunier Ter

€47 - €113

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Bus, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Bellegarde - Gare 22
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Bourg En Bresse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Lons Le Saunier Ter

€53 - €100

Bus, train #2  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to Bellgarde, gare routière
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Bourg En Bresse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Lons Le Saunier Ter

€53 - €100

Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Bellegarde - Gare 22
  2. Take the bus from Gare to Alfred de Vigny 160
  3. Take the bus from Bourg Edf to LONS Ave Thurel 303

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier 164.6 km

€18 - €27

Annecy → Lons-le-Saunier
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier. However, there are services departing from Gare Routiere and arriving at LONS Ave Thurel via Gare and Bourg Edf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Lons Le Saunier via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Amberieu En Bugey. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Annecy and Lons-le-Saunier is 96 km. The road distance is 164.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier without a car is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs €45 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier, including transfers.

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Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, depart from Gare Routiere station.

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Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs €45 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 10m.

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  • Distance: 95.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Lons-le-Saunier, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Ambérieu, and Amberieu En Bugey in around 3h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier via Gare, Alfred de Vigny, and Bourg Edf in around 6h 10m.

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 Amberieu En Bugey
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Amberieu En Bugey to Lons Le Saunier
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €30
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Lons Le Saunier
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
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
Train from Bellegarde to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
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 Ambérieu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Ambérieu to Lons-le-Saunier
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lons-le-Saunier
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
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 Bellegarde - Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Bus from Annecy, Gare Quai Nord to Bellgarde, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Gare to Alfred de Vigny
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€2
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellgarde, gare routière to Bourg-en-Br, Alfred De Vigny
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Mobigo Jura
Phone
+33 3 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Bourg Edf to LONS Ave Thurel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Mobigo Jura

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Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier bus services, operated by Mobigo Jura, arrive at LONS Ave Thurel station.

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Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lons Le Saunier station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier is 165 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Annecy to Lons-le-Saunier.

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