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There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Sète by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Sète Tgv

89€ - 152€

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Bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Montpellier 1789

24€ - 28€

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Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

66€ - 134€

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Sète 441.6 km

45€ - 75€

Bus, fly to Marseille, drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Drive from Marseille to Sète

88€ - 220€

Bus, fly to Toulouse, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sète

123€ - 295€

Annecy to Sète by train

The train journey time between Annecy and Sète is around 6h 25m and covers a distance of around 441 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 40m. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and TGV inOui. Typically 45 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 25m
Fastest train time:
4h 40m
Trains per week:
45
Cheapest price:
89€
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Sète train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Sète is to bus which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 9h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Sète is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Sète. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Sete - Noel Guignon via Montpellier - Sabines Tw2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Sète. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Sète via Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Annecy and Sète is 339 km. The road distance is 441.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Sète without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Annecy to Sète, including transfers.

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

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Annecy to Sète 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 Sète is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 85€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 9h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Sète.
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  • Distance: 338.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Sète via Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Annecy to Montpellier 4 times a week. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 7h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
190€ - 360€
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Sète
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sète
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Sete
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
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 Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
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 Montpellier
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
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 - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Sète is 442 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Annecy to Sète.

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