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There are 8 ways to get from Annecy to San Gimignano by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Turin 1725
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 9959 / ...

€46 - €101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Chambéry 739 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Poggibonsi N527

€38 - €50

6 alternative options

Train  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N. Fr
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign. Re

€84 - €197

Drive  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Annecy to San Gimignano 686.8 km

€85 - €130

Bus to Geneva, fly to Pisa, train  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Empoli

€70 - €236

Bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

€110 - €304

Bus to Lyon, fly to Bologna, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

€73 - €286

Bus to Geneva, fly to Rome, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rome (FCO) GVA - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.

€97 - €320

Annecy to San Gimignano by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Annecy and San Gimignano is around 8h 56m and covers a distance of around 756 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 10m. Operated by FlixBus, ItaloTreno and Tiemme Spa, the Annecy to San Gimignano service departs from Annecy and arrives in Porta San Giovanni. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 56m
Fastest journey time:
8h 10m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€46
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:25
Last service departs at:
10:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to San Gimignano bus, walk and train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Gimignano is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in San Gimignano is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in San Gimignano is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to San Gimignano is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 13h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to San Gimignano is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to San Gimignano. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Porta San Giovanni via Chambéry and Poggibonsi Fs [2]. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 1m.

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The distance between Annecy and San Gimignano is 474 km. The road distance is 686.8 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to San Gimignano without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 40m and costs €45 - €110.

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It takes approximately 10h 40m to get from Annecy to San Gimignano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Annecy to San Gimignano is to train which takes 11h 20m and costs €80 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 13h 1m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Annecy to San Gimignano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Poggibonsi station.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to San Gimignano.
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  • Distance: 474 km
  • Duration: 10h 40m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and San Gimignano, Italy?

You can take a train from Annecy to San Gimignano via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Torino Porta Susa, Firenze S.M.N., Poggibonsi-S.Gimign., and Poggibonsi Fs [2] in around 11h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to San Gimignano via Chambéry, Poggibonsi, and Poggibonsi Fs [2] in around 13h 1m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €1600
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €1900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €75
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €60
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Poggibonsi-S.Gimign.
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Pisa Centrale to Empoli
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€31 - €34
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 Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chambéry to Poggibonsi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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
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
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to San Gimignano is 687 km. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Annecy to San Gimignano.

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Lufthansa, KLM, Transavia Holland and six other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Pisa Airport.

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