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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Montreux by bus, train or car

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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Bus, train via Genève - Étoile  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile T72
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux Eurocity / ...

$39 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lausanne 1739

$25 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux 90

$42 - $77

Train  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Tgv
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux 90 / ...

$66 - $119

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Montreux 83.6 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Montreux is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Montreux is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Montreux via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Geneve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Annecy and Montreux is 84 km. The road distance is 133.8 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Montreux without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 31m and costs 30€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Annecy to Montreux, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to Montreux is to bus which takes 3h 17m and costs 22€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 4h 6m.

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Annecy to Montreux train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Montreux station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Montreux is 134 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Annecy to Montreux.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Montreux.
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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Montreux, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Annecy to Montreux once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Eurolines CH also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Montreux via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève, and Geneve in around 4h 6m.

Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Montreux
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneve to Montreux
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annecy to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $18
1st Class
$23 - $30
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
eurolines.ch

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