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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Sissach by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...

SFr 75 - SFr 142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Bern N1156
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Olten Station Bern-Venedig

SFr 51 - SFr 75

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Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...

SFr 81 - SFr 156

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Sissach 269.9 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Bus, fly, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Sissach

SFr 123 - SFr 312

Annecy to Sissach by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Sissach is around 4h 36m and covers a distance of around 278 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 9m. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and SNCF, the Annecy to Sissach service departs from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins and arrives in Sissach. Typically 81 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 36m
Fastest journey time:
4h 9m
Journey distance:
278 km
Services per week:
81
Cheapest price:
SFr 81
Carbon emissions:
17 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 Sissach 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

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • 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
  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
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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

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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 Sissach is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sissach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sissach 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: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Sissach is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Sissach is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Sissach. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Sissach via Genève and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Annecy and Sissach is 215 km. The road distance is 269.9 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Sissach without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 23m and costs €70 - €140.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Annecy to Sissach, including transfers.

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Annecy to Sissach train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Sissach is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs €75 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Sissach.
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  • Distance: 215.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Sissach, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Annecy to Sissach via Genève and Olten in around 4h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Sissach via Bern, Olten Station, and Olten in around 6h 26m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 210
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 280
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 Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Sissach
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Rail 1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 27
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
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Sissach is 270 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Annecy to Sissach.

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Tunisair and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Sissach. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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