There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy by plane, night bus, bus, train 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

Fly to Geneva, night bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Annecy

$85 - $273

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zurich Francfort-sur-le-Main > Mannheim > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart > Singen > Winterthur > Zurich > Lucerne > Milan > Turin - Gare routière
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Annecy Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Bulle > Lausanne > Genève - gare routière > Annemasse > Annecy > Chambéry > Grenoble centre - gare routière > Avignon > Montpellier > Narbonne > Perpignan > Figueras > Gérone > Lloret de Mar > Barcelone > Barcelone - gare Sants

$30 - $43

4 alternative options

Fly to Lyon, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) FRA - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$82 - $285

Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$168 - $191

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Geneva 122
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Annecy Genève - Gare routière > Annemasse > Annecy > Chambéry > Grenoble Centre - Gare routière > Avignon Centre > Montpellier > Narbonne > Perpignan > Figueras > Gérone > Lloret de Mar > Barcelone Centre > Barcelone - Gare Sants / ...

$39 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy 385.7 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Annecy, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy via Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy via Zurich in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Annecy
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Annecy is 505 km. The road distance is 617 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 65€ - 230€.

Is there a direct train between Frankfurt am Main and Annecy?

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Annecy via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Annecy?

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Annecy via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy?

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Annecy, including transfers.