There are 9 ways to get from Como to Annecy by train, 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 54 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Tgv

$83 - $130

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Bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Turin, Torino 407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Annecy 1725

$25 - $42

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Como Borghi to Milano Cadorna R17
  2. Take the bus from Milan - Lampugnano to Chamonix 220
  3. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy

$41 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Como to Annecy 227.7 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$47 - $239

Train to Lugano, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Geneva (GVA) LUG - GVA

$89 - $236

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA

$99 - $236

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$136 - $292

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$87 - $226

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Como to Annecy is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Annecy is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Annecy via Milan, Milan and Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Annecy via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Como and Annecy is 229 km. The road distance is 364.4 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Como to Annecy, including transfers.

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

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Como to Annecy train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Annecy is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 70€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Como to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 143.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Annecy, France?

You can take a train from Como to Annecy via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Como to Annecy via Milan Lampugnano, Milan, Milan, and Turin, Torino in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Como Borghi to Milano Cadorna
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Como Lago to Saronno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 Como S. Giovanni to Lugano
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milan, Milan to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Savda
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 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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