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

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Fly to Geneva  •  6 h 25 min

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

$49 - $221

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Fly to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lyon (LYS) MAD - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$57 - $211

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 748
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Annecy Ouibus / ...

$79 - $136

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  20 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Valence
  2. Take the bus from Valence to Annecy

$103 - $145

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Annecy

$130 - $210

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 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Annecy is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Annecy. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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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 bus which takes 20 h 5 min and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Madrid to Annecy, including transfers.

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Madrid to Annecy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Annecy is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 20 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 626.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

Swiss, Iberia and five other airlines fly from Madrid to Annecy hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Annecy via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 20 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
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
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Bus operators
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 - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Madrid to Lyon
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Madrid to Valence
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
samar.es
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Valence to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
isilines.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 days 22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com

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