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There are 8 ways to get from Annecy to Mestre by bus, plane, train, ferry or car

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Venice  •  6h 46m

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

68€ - 234€

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Bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice Mestre 405

42€ - 60€

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Venice  •  5h 2m

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

51€ - 189€

Bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre

102€ - 285€

Train via Turin  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre Fr

77€ - 178€

Train  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre Ec

170€ - 325€

Bus, train, line 2 ferry  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
  3. Take the bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
  4. Take the line 2 ferry from Tronchetto Mercato to P.le Roma "F" 2 / ...

126€ - 211€

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Mestre 584.4 km

70€ - 110€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mestre is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Mestre is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Mestre is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Mestre is to bus and fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Venice Mestre via Lancy-Bachet, gare and Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Venezia Mestre via Aix Les Bains Le Revard and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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The distance between Annecy and Mestre is 477 km. The road distance is 584.4 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Mestre without a car is to train via Turin which takes 8h 33m and costs 75€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Annecy to Mestre, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Mestre train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Aix Les Bains Le Revard station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Mestre is to train via Turin which takes 8h 33m and costs 75€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Mestre.
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  • Distance: 477.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Mestre, Italy?

You can take a train from Annecy to Mestre via Aix Les Bains Le Revard and Torino Porta Susa in around 8h 33m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Venice Mestre once daily. Tickets cost 29€ - 35€ and the journey takes 10h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
23€ - 200€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
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€
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
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 Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
ExpressBus
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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Annecy to Mestre bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice Mestre station.

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Annecy to Mestre train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Mestre is 584 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Annecy to Mestre.

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Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Luxair and 12 other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1515+ hotels available in Mestre. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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