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There are 9 ways to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Biarritz  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ

€68 - €219

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Bus  •  15h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Hendaye N1156

€48 - €78

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Biarritz  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Biarritz (BIQ) GVA - BIQ

€90 - €254

Bus to Geneva, fly to San Sebastian  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to San Sebastian (EAS) GVA - EAS

€90 - €222

Bus to Lyon, fly to Pau, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Pau (PUF) LYS - PUF
  3. Take the train from Pau to St Jean De Luz Ciboure

€116 - €241

Train via Antony  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Massy-TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Massy Tgv to St Jean De Luz Ciboure Tgv

€258 - €410

Train  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to St Jean De Luz Ciboure

€141 - €232

Bus via Geneva  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Irun

€81 - €139

Drive  •  8h 23m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz 889.6 km

€95 - €150

Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz by train and walk

The journey time between Annecy and Saint-Jean-de-Luz is around 27h 48m and covers a distance of around 1293 km. The fastest journey normally takes 27h 48m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and TGV inOui, the Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz service departs from Annecy and arrives in St Jean De Luz Ciboure. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27h 48m
Fastest journey time:
27h 48m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€258
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:30
Last service departs at:
13:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz train and walk schedules

Annecy → Saint-Jean-de-Luz
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz is to bus which costs €45 - €80 and takes 15h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz is to bus and fly which costs €65 - €220 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at St Jean De Luz Ciboure via Massy Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Annecy and Saint-Jean-de-Luz is 677 km. The road distance is 889.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz without a car is to train via Antony which takes 9h 20m and costs €250 - €410.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, including transfers.

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Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz is to train via Antony which takes 9h 20m and costs €250 - €410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €80 and takes 15h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Jean De Luz Ciboure station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.
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  • Distance: 676.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz via Massy-TGV and Massy Tgv in around 9h 20m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Annecy to Hendaye 3 times a week. Tickets cost €45 - €55 and the journey takes 14h 19m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Lyon to Pau
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
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 Pau to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Annecy to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €80
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 Massy-TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €220
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 Massy Tgv to St Jean De Luz Ciboure
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Bus operators
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
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 Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
14h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Genève to Irun
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
iberocoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz is 890 km. It takes approximately 8h 23m to drive from Annecy to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

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