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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Saint-Luc 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare
  2. Take the train from Genève to Sierre/Siders

Cheapest option

Bus, train, line 451 bus

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Martigny
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Sierre/Siders
  4. Take the line 451 bus from Sierre/Siders, gare to Vissoie, poste

2 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Sierre/Siders

Drive

  1. Drive from Annecy to Saint-Luc

Annecy to Saint-Luc by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Saint-Luc is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 234 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 3m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 17m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Saint-Luc service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Vissoie, poste. Typically 61 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 34m
Layover time:
2h 3m
Total time:
5h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 17m
Journey distance:
234 km
Services per week:
61
Cheapest price:
SFr 64
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
19:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Saint-Luc bus and train schedules

France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Luc is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Luc is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint-Luc is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Saint-Luc is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Saint-Luc is to drive which takes 2h 28m and costs €22 - €35.

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The distance between Annecy and Saint-Luc is 119 km. The road distance is 199.4 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Saint-Luc without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h and costs €50 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Annecy to Saint-Luc, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Saint-Luc is 199 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Annecy to Saint-Luc.

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There are 134+ hotels available in Saint-Luc. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Saint-Luc.
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  • Distance: 118.7 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Saint-Luc, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Annecy to Saint-Luc via Genève, Sierre/Siders, and Sierre/Siders, gare in around 5h 19m.

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 Genève to Sierre/Siders
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Sierre/Siders
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
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 Annecy to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Rail 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Sierre/Siders
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 30
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 14 - SFr 17
1st Class Ticket
SFr 26 - SFr 30
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sierre/Siders, gare to Vissoie, poste
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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