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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains Re02

€6 - €10

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the rideshare from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains 74.4 km

€5

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Annemasse Ter
  2. Take the train from Annemasse to Thonon-les-Bains L1 / ...

€13 - €49

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains 72.5 km

€160 - €200

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains 72.5 km

€8 - €12

Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains by bus

The bus journey time between Annecy and Thonon-les-Bains is around 1h 40m and covers a distance of around 84 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 40m. Services are operated by Swiss PostAuto. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 40m
Fastest bus time:
1h 40m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:40
Last bus departs at:
16:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Annecy → Thonon-les-Bains
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thonon-les-Bains is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains is to rideshare which costs €5 and takes 1h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains is to taxi which takes 56 min and costs €160 - €200.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Annecy and arriving at Thonon-les-Bains. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Thonon-les-Bains via Annemasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Annecy and Thonon-les-Bains is 58 km. The road distance is 72.5 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains without a car is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs €6 - €10.

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The bus from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains takes 1h 40m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Annecy station.

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Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs €6 - €10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €13 - €50 and takes 1h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains.
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  • Distance: 58.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Thonon-les-Bains, France?

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains twice a week. Tickets cost €6 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains via Annemasse in around 1h 41m.

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 Annecy to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Annemasse to Thonon Les Bains
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
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 Annemasse to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €27
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 Annemasse to Thonon Les Bains
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€15 - €19
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
€160 - €200
Transferts Annecy Geneve
Phone
+33 6 07 27 68 38
Website
annecy-geneve.com
Annecy Taxi & Transportation
Phone
+33 6 32 48 32 43
Website
annecienne-taxis-transports.fr
Annecy Taxi
Phone
+33 4 50 45 05 67
Website
taxi-annecy.net

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Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Thonon-les-Bains station.

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Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Thonon-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains is 72 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Annecy to Thonon-les-Bains.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Annecy and Thonon-les-Bains. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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