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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Annecy by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Geneva  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Geneva (GVA) MAD - GVA

$39 - $221

5 alternative options

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy

$90 - $260

Train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Nîmes Ave
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy

$180 - $264

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy

$177 - $274

Bus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Annecy 766 / ...

$96 - $140

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Annecy 818.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Annecy is to fly which costs 30€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Annecy is to fly which costs 30€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Annecy via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Annecy via Nîmes and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Annecy is 1003 km. The road distance is 1310.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 11 h 37 min and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Madrid to Annecy, including transfers.

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Madrid to Annecy bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Annecy train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Annecy is to fly which takes 6 h 50 min and costs 30€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 230€ and takes 11 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 19 h.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 626.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Annecy, France?

Iberia, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Madrid to Annecy hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Annecy via Nîmes and Valence TGV in around 11 h 37 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nîmes to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nîmes to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Nîmes to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Madrid to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Annecy station.

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Madrid to Annecy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Annecy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Annecy is 1310 km. It takes approximately 12 h 27 min to drive from Madrid to Annecy.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1204+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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