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There are 11 ways to get from Annecy to Rouen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€173 - €312

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Bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon Perrache 766 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Rouen N709

€38 - €47

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Train via Paris  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€110 - €159

Bus, train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€128 - €203

Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Rouen 682 km

€75 - €110

Bus to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€87 - €220

Bus to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€104 - €237

Bus to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€104 - €255

Bus to Lyon, fly to Caen, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Caen (CFR) LYS - CFR
  3. Take the train from Caen to Rouen Rive Droite

€126 - €348

Bus to Geneva, fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) GVA - LBG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€113 - €964

Bus to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite

€95 - €277

Annecy to Rouen by train and subway

The journey time between Annecy and Rouen is around 6h 40m and covers a distance of around 716 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 30m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Paris Metro and SNCF, the Annecy to Rouen service departs from Annecy and arrives in Rouen Rive Droite. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 40m
Fastest journey time:
5h 30m
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
€173
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
18:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Rouen train and subway schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Annecy to Rouen is to bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Rouen is to train which costs €170 - €320 and takes 5h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Rouen via Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Rouen Rive Droite via Gare de Lyon and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Annecy and Rouen is 544 km. The road distance is 682 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Rouen without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs €170 - €320.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Annecy to Rouen, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Rouen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Rouen is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs €170 - €320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Rouen.
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  • Distance: 543.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Rouen via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Rouen via Lyon Perrache in around 11h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Lyon to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Paris Le Bourget Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €900
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Annecy to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Caen to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Lausanne to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
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
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 Rouen
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €35
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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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Annecy to Rouen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Rouen Rive Droite station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Rouen is 682 km. It takes approximately 6h 25m to drive from Annecy to Rouen.

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Air France offers flights from Lyon Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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