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There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Montpellier by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence TGV Annecy - Valence-Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$64 - $102

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the night bus from Annecy to Montpellier Ouibus

$17 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Valence
  2. Take the bus from Valence - Bus station to Montpellier Ouibus

$21 - $29

Rideshare  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Annecy to Montpellier 258.2 miles

$27 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Montpellier 257.5 miles

$55 - $80

Bus, fly, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$100 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Montpellier is to night bus which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Montpellier is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Montpellier via Valence - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Montpellier. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Montpellier Saint-Roch via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Montpellier is 311 km. The road distance is 412 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Montpellier without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Annecy to Montpellier, including transfers.

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Annecy to Montpellier bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Annecy station.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Montpellier is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Montpellier.
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  • Distance: 194.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Montpellier via Valence TGV in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Montpellier via Valence - Bus station in around 7 h 1 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Annecy to Valence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Valence - Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Annecy to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Annecy to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Annecy to Montpellier bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Annecy to Montpellier train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Montpellier is 412 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Annecy to Montpellier.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1566+ hotels available in Montpellier. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Annecy and Montpellier. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar