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There are 7 ways to get from Annecy to Ussel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

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Train, bus via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the bus from Chambery Bus Station to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel

Drive

  1. Drive from Annecy to Ussel

Bus to Lyon, fly to Limoges, train

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG)
  3. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Ussel

Fly Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand, bus

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE)
  2. Take the bus from Clermont Ferrand to Ussel
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ussel is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ussel is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ussel is 1 metre.

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The most affordable way to get from Annecy to Ussel is to bus, which costs €27 - €40 and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Ussel is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Ussel. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Ussel via Lyon Perrache, Salins Coubertin and Clermont Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between Annecy and Ussel is 299 km. The road distance is 400.6 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Ussel without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 52m and costs €95 - €190.

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from Annecy to Ussel, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Limoges Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Annecy to Ussel bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Ussel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Ussel is 401 km. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Annecy to Ussel.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Ussel.
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  • Distance: 298.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 52m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Ussel, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a bus from Annecy to Ussel via Lyon Perrache, Clermont-Ferrand, Salins Coubertin, Gare SNCF, and Clermont Ferrand in around 8h 4m.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €550
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Ussel
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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
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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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Chambery Bus Station to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Union Ivkoni

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