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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Annecy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Turin  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa 9940 / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Aix Les Bains Le Revard Tgv

73€ - 158€

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Bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 405 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy

41€ - 50€

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Train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Aix Les Bains Le Revard Tgv

79€ - 183€

Bus via Genoa  •  15h 48m

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
  2. Take the bus from Genoa Marittima to Martigny, Gare
  3. Take the bus from Martigny to Annecy 251

60€ - 91€

Drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from Florence to Annecy 667.4 km

85€ - 130€

Fly from Florence, bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Geneva (GVA) FLR - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy Église des Fins

64€ - 222€

Train to Milan Linate, fly, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Rogoredo
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy Église des Fins

98€ - 422€

Train to Venice, fly, bus  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy Église des Fins

91€ - 616€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Annecy is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Annecy is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Annecy via Milan, Milan and Chamonix Sud - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arriving at Annecy via Torino Porta Susa and Aix Les Bains Le Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Florence and Annecy is 468 km. The road distance is 667.4 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Annecy without a car is to train via Turin which takes 8h 2m and costs 70€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Florence to Annecy, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Annecy train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Annecy is to train via Turin which takes 8h 2m and costs 70€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 11h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 467.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

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

You can take a train from Florence to Annecy via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Aix Les Bains Le Revard in around 8h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Annecy via Milan, Milan and Chamonix Sud - Bus station in around 11h 35m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 75€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
28€ - 40€
Smart Low Cost
26€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 75€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
22€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
20€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
20€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 60€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Genoa Marittima to Martigny, Gare
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
ExpressBus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Martigny to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Lihsa
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy Église des Fins
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Genève-Aéroport, gare routière to Annecy, Eglise Des Fins
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Transalis

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Florence to Annecy bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Annecy station.

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Florence to Annecy train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Aix Les Bains Le Revard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Annecy is 667 km. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Florence to Annecy.

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Swiss offers flights from Florence Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1675+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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