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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Pierrelatte Ter / ...

€121 - €189

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Grenoble 739
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Montelimar Gare Routière
  3. Take the bus from Montelimar Gare Routière to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière

€22 - €30

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Valence Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Valence to Montélimar Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Montelimar Gare Routière to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière

€39 - €91

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc 313.7 km

€30 - €50

Annecy → Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is to bus which costs €22 - €30 and takes 7h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is to drive. Taking this option will cost €30 - €50 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière via Grenoble-Gare-Routière and Montelimar Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Annecy and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is 215 km. The road distance is 313.7 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs €120 - €190.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, including transfers.

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Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs €120 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €30 and takes 7h 5m.

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Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is 314 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

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  • Distance: 215.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc via Valence Ville and Pierrelatte in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc via Grenoble-Gare-Routière and Montelimar Gare Routière in around 7h 5m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Valence Ville to Pierrelatte
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Valence Ville to Montelimar Gare Sncf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €20
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 Valence to Pierrelatte
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence to Montélimar
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €35
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 Valence Ville to Montelimar Gare Sncf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €29
1st Class
€18 - €21
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Montelimar Gare Routière to Vallon-Pnt-d'Arc Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Montelimar Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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