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There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Annecy by train, bus, rideshare or car

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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Train inOui TGV  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy Lyon - Annecy / ...

$75 - $94

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Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Annecy Ouibus

$11 - $30

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Annecy Annecy - Avignon-Centre / ...

$50 - $70

Train via Valence Ville  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville Lyon-Part-Dieu - Marseille-St-Charles / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Annecy Geneve - Evian - Annecy - Valence - Avignon / ...

$59 - $84

Rideshare  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Avignon to Annecy 196.2 miles

$25

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Annecy 195.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Annecy is to bus which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Annecy is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Avignon - Gare Routière and arriving at Annecy. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Avignon-Centre and arriving at Gare de Annecy. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Annecy is 241 km. The road distance is 312.5 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs 65€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Avignon to Annecy, including transfers.

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Avignon to Annecy bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Avignon - Gare Routière station.

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Avignon to Annecy train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Annecy is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs 65€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 150.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Annecy, France?

You can take a train from Avignon to Annecy via Lyon Part Dieu in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Avignon to Annecy once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 57 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$48 - $54
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Valence Ville to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Annecy
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Avignon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Avignon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Avignon to Annecy bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Annecy station.

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Avignon to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Annecy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Annecy is 312 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Avignon to Annecy.

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There are 1204+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Avignon and Annecy. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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