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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Zurich

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lausanne Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Zurich Ouibus

$13 - $23

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$122 - $209

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the bus from Geneva, Genève Airport to Zurich K388

$29 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Zürich 199.4 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Geneva, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$73 - $167

Bus to Lyon, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$76 - $227

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Zürich is to bus which costs 11€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Zürich is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Zürich is 246 km. The road distance is 319 km.

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The bus from Annecy to Zurich takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Annecy and arriving at Zurich. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Zürich HB via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Annecy, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Annecy to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Zürich via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Geneve, and Genève in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lausanne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva, Genève Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com

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