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There are 11 ways to get from Calais to Annecy by train, bus and ferry, bus, 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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Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv

$171 - $200

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Bus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Annecy 779

$41 - $70

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix
  3. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy

$91 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Annecy 523.5 miles

$110 - $170

Train, train to Paris Orly, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Antony
  3. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA

$118 - $288

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Lyon (LYS) LIL - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$131 - $390

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$109 - $332

Train to Brussels, fly to Lyon, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$145 - $401

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Geneva (GVA) LIL - GVA

$105 - $1,271

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Geneva  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA

$110 - $331

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Geneva  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

$150 - $361

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Annecy is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Annecy is to train which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Annecy via Lille, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and Chamonix Sud - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Annecy via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Calais and Annecy is 643 km. The road distance is 837.6 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 140€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Calais to Annecy, including transfers.

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Calais to Annecy bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Calais station.

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

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The best way to get from Calais to Annecy is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 140€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 402 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Calais to Annecy via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Annecy via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Paris, Paris in around 13 h 26 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Annecy
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Calais to Annecy bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Annecy station.

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Calais to Annecy train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Annecy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Annecy is 838 km. It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to drive from Calais to Annecy.

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easyJet offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport.

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