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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere 51
  2. Take the train from Albertville to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Ter / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare-Routiere to Gare-Routiere T14

Cheapest option

Train  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Ter / ...

€32 - €58

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Hotel De Ville to Gare Routiere 51
  2. Take the bus from Albertville to Bourg-Saint-Maurice B
  3. Take the bus from Gare-Routiere to Gare-Routiere T14

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Val-d'Isère 132.3 km

€14 - €22

Bus, shuttle  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière T72
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere

€46 - €71

Annecy to Val-d'Isère by bus and train

The journey time between Annecy and Val-d'Isère is around 11h 27m and covers a distance of around 137 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 30m. Operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Annecy to Val-d'Isère service departs from Gare Routiere and arrives in Gare-Routiere. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 27m
Fastest journey time:
6h 30m
Journey distance:
137 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:15
Last service departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Val-d'Isère bus and train schedules

Annecy → Val-d'Isère
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère is to drive which costs €14 - €22 and takes 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère is to drive which costs €14 - €22 and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Val-d'Isère. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Gare-Routiere via Albertville and Gare-Routiere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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It is 84 km from Annecy to Val-d'Isère. It is approximately 132.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 51m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère, including transfers.

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Annecy to Val-d'Isère bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, depart from Hotel De Ville station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère is to bus which takes 5h 13m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 5h 13m.

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Annecy to Val-d'Isère bus services, operated by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie, arrive at Gare-Routiere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Val-d'Isère is 132 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Annecy to Val-d'Isère.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Val-d'Isère.
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  • Distance: 83.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Val-d'Isère, France?

You can take a bus from Annecy to Val-d'Isère via Gare Routiere, Albertville, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, and Gare-Routiere in around 5h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Val-d'Isère via Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, and Gare-Routiere in around 5h 13m.

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 Albertville to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €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 Albertville to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €20
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 Albertville to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bourg St Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €19
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Bus from Hotel De Ville to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Phone
+33 9 70 83 90 73
Website
vente-bellesavoieexpress.fr
Bus from Gare-Routiere to Gare-Routiere
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Savoie
Swiss PostAuto
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Galbert to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €55
More information at
BensBus

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