There are 5 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy by bus, train, rideshare, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Gare routière T72 / ...

5€ - 14€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Annecy 46.6 km

5€

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h

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

31€ - 69€

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy 43.5 km

5€ - 8€

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Geneva Airport to Annecy 43.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy is to rideshare which costs SFr 6 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 9 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genève Airport and arriving at Annecy - Gare routière. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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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 Gare de Genève and Aix Les Bains Le Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Annecy is 36 km. The road distance is 43.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy without a car is to bus which takes 1h 31m and costs SFr 6 - SFr 16.

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The bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Gare routière takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy is to bus which takes 1h 31m and costs SFr 6 - SFr 16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 80 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 36 km
  • Duration: 1h 31m

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

Transdev Haute-Savoie operates a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy hourly. Tickets cost 9€ - 14€ and the journey takes 1h 31m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, and Aix Les Bains Le Revard in around 3h.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 17€
1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 14€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
24€ - 28€
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève Airport to Annecy - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
transalis.fr
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 Geneva - Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Annecy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Geneva Airport to Annecy

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy is 44 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy.

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Book your Geneva Airport (GVA) to Annecy bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 1636+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at 62€ per night.

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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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