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

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Train via Basel  •  9h 26m

  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 Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Montabaur Ice

€167 - €389

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon Perrache 766
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Bonn UN Campus
  3. Take the bus from Bonn UN Campus to Montabaur

€45 - €65

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Train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Montabaur Ice

€150 - €330

Bus, train via Bern  •  10h 9m

  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 Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Montabaur Ice

€165 - €381

Bus, train  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz to Frankfurt Flughafen T1
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Montabaur Ice

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Montabaur 684.9 km

€75 - €110

Bus to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Montabaur

€98 - €251

Bus to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Montabaur

€96 - €176

Bus to Lyon, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LYS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Montabaur

€85 - €255

Annecy to Montabaur by train

The train journey time between Annecy and Montabaur is around 10h 47m and covers a distance of around 725 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 6m. Services are operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Südostbahn and others. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 47m
Fastest train time:
9h 6m
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€174
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:44
Last train departs at:
20:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Montabaur train schedules

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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montabaur is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Montabaur is 1.5 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Montabaur is to bus which costs €45 - €65 and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Montabaur is to bus and fly and train which costs €95 - €260 and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Montabaur. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Montabaur via Lyon Perrache and Bonn UN Campus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Montabaur. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Montabaur via Genève, Olten, Basel Sbb, Mannheim Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 26m.

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The distance between Annecy and Montabaur is 519 km. The road distance is 684.9 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Montabaur without a car is to train via Basel which takes 9h 26m and costs €160 - €390.

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It takes approximately 9h 26m to get from Annecy to Montabaur, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Montabaur is to train via Basel which takes 9h 26m and costs €160 - €390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 14h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Montabaur.
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  • Distance: 519 km
  • Duration: 9h 26m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Montabaur via Genève, Olten, Basel Sbb, Mannheim Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 9h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Montabaur via Lyon Perrache and Bonn UN Campus in around 14h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €110
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €450
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 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
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
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
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)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
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)
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Montabaur
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Olten to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
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 Montabaur
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Montabaur
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Train from Olten to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€60 - €85
1st Class
€110 - €150
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€28 - €40
1st Class
€55 - €75
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
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
RegioJet
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz to Frankfurt Flughafen T1
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Bonn UN Campus
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bonn UN Campus to Montabaur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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

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

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