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

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Train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy

$144 - $202

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Annecy N706

$45 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$61 - $94

Rideshare  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Annecy 431.3 miles

$51

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Annecy 429.6 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lyon (LYS) BOD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$70 - $169

Fly to Geneva  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Geneva (GVA) BOD - GVA

$49 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Annecy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Annecy via Montpellier Saint-Roch and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Annecy is 537 km. The road distance is 687.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Bordeaux to Annecy, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Annecy is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 6 min.

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

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Bordeaux to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Annecy station.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 335.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Annecy via Montpellier Saint-Roch and Valence TGV in around 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Annecy once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Valence TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Annecy
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Bordeaux to Annecy
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$51
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Annecy is 687 km. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Bordeaux to Annecy.

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Air France, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Annecy train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Bordeaux to Annecy bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1040+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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