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There are 7 ways to get from Colmar to Annecy by train, tram, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$105 - $191

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Colmar to Annecy 222.5 miles

$27

5 alternative options

Train, line 3 train, line 15 tram, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the line 3 train from Basel SBB to Olten 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...
  4. Take the line 15 tram from Genève, Cornavin to Carouge GE, P+R Etoile 15
  5. Take the bus from Genève - Étoile to Annecy - Eglise des Fins T72

$109 - $191

Train inOui TGV  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Mulhouse Ville
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$116 - $149

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Zurich 108
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Annecy

$39 - $55

Train, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$43 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Colmar to Annecy 222.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Colmar to Annecy is to rideshare which costs 23€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colmar to Annecy is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colmar to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Annecy via Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Annecy via Mulhouse Ville and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Colmar and Annecy is 259 km. The road distance is 355.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 90€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Colmar to Annecy, including transfers.

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Colmar to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Colmar station.

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Colmar to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Colmar station.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Annecy is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 90€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Colmar to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Colmar to Annecy via Basel SBB, Bern, Genève, Genève, Cornavin, Carouge GE, P+R Etoile, and Genève - Étoile in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colmar to Annecy via Zurich and Zürich in around 9 h 15 min.

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 Colmar to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Colmar to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
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
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
tpg
Website
tpg.ch
Tram from Genève, Cornavin to Carouge GE, P+R Etoile
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tpg.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève - Étoile to Annecy - Eglise des Fins
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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 Colmar to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Annecy
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Colmar to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Colmar to Annecy bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Annecy station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colmar to Annecy is 356 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Colmar to Annecy.

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There are 1137+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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

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