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There are 8 ways to get from Annecy to University of Freiburg by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Lancy-Bachet, gare T72
  2. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

€97 - €231

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Bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Freiburg 122 / ...

€23 - €47

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Bus, train via Bern  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern Ic1
  3. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

€100 - €236

Bus, train via Bern #2  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern Ic1
  3. Take the train from Bern to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

€91 - €201

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Annecy to University of Freiburg 358 km

€40 - €60

Bus to Geneva, fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 47m

  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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€131 - €331

Bus to Geneva, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Basel (BSL) GVA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€68 - €241

Bus to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

€113 - €391

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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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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
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Freiburg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Freiburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in University of Freiburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

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Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Annecy to University of Freiburg is to bus, which costs €22 - €50 and takes 8h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to University of Freiburg is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to University of Freiburg. However, there are services departing from Annecy, Galbert and arriving at Freiburg via Lancy-Bachet, gare and Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 32m.

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The distance between Annecy and University of Freiburg is 266 km. The road distance is 358 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to University of Freiburg without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 41m and costs €95 - €240.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Annecy to University of Freiburg, including transfers.

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Annecy to University of Freiburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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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 University of Freiburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Freiburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to University of Freiburg is 358 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Annecy to University of Freiburg.

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  • Distance: 266.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and University of Freiburg, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Freiburg twice daily. Tickets cost €17 - €22 and the journey takes 5h 55m. RegioJet also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Split
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Pristina
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
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
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€28 - €40
1st Class
€55 - €75
Train from Bern to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€70 - €100
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €25
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €15
1st Class
€18 - €25
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
€6 - €10
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
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 Geneva to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
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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