There are 4 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Eglise des Fins T72

$12 - $18

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Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Annecy 29.2 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
  2. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy Tgv

$47 - $77

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genève Airport and arriving at Annecy - Eglise des Fins. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Annecy via Genève and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Annecy is 36 km. The road distance is 43 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 7 min and costs .

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The bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Eglise des Fins takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy bus services, operated by Transdev Haute-Savoie, depart from Genève Airport station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy is to bus which takes 1 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy bus services, operated by Transdev Haute-Savoie, arrive at Annecy - Eglise des Fins station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Annecy station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Annecy, France?

Transdev Haute-Savoie operates a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy via Genève and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
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
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $18
1st Class
$23 - $30
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Eglise des Fins
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Annecy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy is 43 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy.

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

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