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

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Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

68€ - 105€

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Bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Geneva - Bus station > Milan

26€ - 43€

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Train via Aix Les Bains Le Revard  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

67€ - 108€

Train #2  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec

113€ - 204€

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Milan 329.5 km

40€ - 60€

Bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate  •  3h 39m

  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

82€ - 218€

Bus to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP

80€ - 257€

Bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7h 44m

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

87€ - 222€

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Milan is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Milan is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Milan. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Lancy-Bachet, gare, Geneva - Bus station and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Milan. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi via Chambery Challes Les Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 58m.

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The distance between Annecy and Milan is 243 km. The road distance is 329.5 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Milan without a car is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Annecy to Milan, including transfers.

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Annecy to Milan bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Milan is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7h 47m.

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  • Distance: 243.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Milan via Chambery Challes Les Eaux in around 5h 58m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan once daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 950€
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
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 Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Annecy to Milan train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Milan is 329 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Annecy to Milan.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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