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

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

Bus via Torino - Porta Susa  •  7 h 16 min

  1. 421 / ...
  2. 739

$21 - $36

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Ece / ...
  2. Fr
  3. Tgv

$92 - $133

Bus Savda  •  9 h 7 min

  1. 421 / ...
  2. 220

$38 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. 246.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Lugano to Geneva, night bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. LUG - GVA

$63 - $193

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, night bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. ZRH - GVA

$116 - $262

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. MXP - LYS

$96 - $236

Fly Milan Malpensa to Geneva, night bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. MXP - GVA

$99 - $234

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Annecy, France?

You can take a bus from Lugano to Annecy via Milan, Milan, Milan, Torino - Bus station, Fermata 3198 - ADRIANO OVEST, Fermata 1611 - EANDI, Torino - Porta Susa, and Chambéry in around 7 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Annecy via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard in around 7 h 26 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chambéry to Annecy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Torino - Porta Susa to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chambéry to Annecy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix City Center to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Savda

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lugano and Annecy is 219 km. The road distance is 394 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Annecy is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Annecy is to drive which takes 4 h 17 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 80.

No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Annecy via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Annecy via Milan, Fermata 3198 - ADRIANO OVEST, Torino - Porta Susa and Chambéry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Lugano to Annecy, including transfers.