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There are 4 ways to get from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy by bus, train, car or rideshare

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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Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Annecy 1739 / ...

$2 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Genève - Grenoble / ...
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy Geneve - Evian - Annecy - Valence - Avignon / ...

$32 - $46

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy 26.2 miles

$5 - $8

Rideshare  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Annecy 26.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy is to rideshare which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Annecy. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Gare de Genève and arriving at Annecy via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Genève-Cornavin Station and Annecy is 34 km. The road distance is 41.9 km.

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The best way to get from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy without a car is to bus which takes 54 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 11.

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The bus from Geneva to Annecy takes 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy is to bus which takes 54 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Genève-Cornavin Station, Switzerland and Annecy, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy via Gare de Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard in around 2 h 2 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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
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 Genève to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $18
1st Class
$23 - $30
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 Geneva to Annecy
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève - Gare routière to Annecy - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Genève to Annecy
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Annecy station.

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Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Annecy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy is 42 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Genève-Cornavin Station to Annecy.

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There are 1184+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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

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