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There are 3 ways to get from Annecy to Privas by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Ville Ter
  2. Take the bus from Valence Gare Routière to Privas-Cours-du-Palais Reg73 / ...

€31 - €61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Grenoble 739 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Privas-Cours-du-Palais Re07

€17 - €24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Privas 250.7 km

€27 - €40

Annecy to Privas by train and bus

The journey time between Annecy and Privas is around 4h 23m and covers a distance of around 266 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 7m. Operated by SNCF and Swiss PostAuto, the Annecy to Privas service departs from Annecy and arrives in Privas-Cours-du-Palais. Typically 74 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 23m
Fastest journey time:
4h 7m
Services per week:
74
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:44
Last service departs at:
18:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Privas train and bus schedules

Annecy → Privas
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Privas is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Privas is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Privas is to bus which costs €17 - €24 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Privas is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Privas. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Privas-Cours-du-Palais via Grenoble-Gare-Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Annecy and Privas is 177 km. The road distance is 250.7 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Privas without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 36m and costs €30 - €65.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Annecy to Privas, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Privas bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Privas-Cours-du-Palais station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Privas is 251 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Annecy to Privas.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Privas. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Privas.
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  • Distance: 176.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Annecy to Privas via Grenoble-Gare-Routière in around 4h 43m.

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 Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Valence Gare Routière to Privas-Cours-du-Palais
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Privas-Cours-du-Palais
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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