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There are 4 ways to get from Montreux to Annecy by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Genève 90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genève - Étoile to Annecy - Eglise des Fins T72

$41 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Annecy 1739

$25 - $41

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Genève 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
  3. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy Tgv

$60 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Annecy 84.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Montreux to Annecy is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreux to Annecy is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreux to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Montreux and arriving at Annecy via Genève and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Montreux and Annecy is 84 km. The road distance is 135 km.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Annecy without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Montreux to Annecy, including transfers.

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Montreux to Annecy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Montreux station.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Annecy is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 24 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 100 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreux to Annecy is 135 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Montreux to Annecy.

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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Montreux to Annecy once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Eurolines CH also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreux to Annecy via Genève and Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard in around 4 h 27 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 Montreux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Montreux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Annecy
Ave. Duration
30 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 - Étoile to Annecy - Eglise des Fins
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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 Lausanne to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
eurolines.ch

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