There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Annecy by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv

$100 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Annecy 779

$30 - $60

7 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Annecy 349.8 miles

$42 - $44

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Annecy 349.3 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$60 - $258

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$67 - $260

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA

$57 - $208

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA

$69 - $250

Train to Rouen, fly to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite
  2. Fly from Rouen (URO) to Lyon (LYS) URO - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$96 - $384

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Annecy is to rideshare which costs 36€ - 37€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Annecy is to train which costs 90€ - 105€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Annecy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Annecy. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Paris and Annecy is 434 km. The road distance is 558.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 90€ - 105€.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy takes 3 h 43 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 271.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Annecy, France?

TGV operates a train from Paris to Annecy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Annecy once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Rouen to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Rouen to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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 Paris, Paris to Annecy
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Annecy
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$42 - $44
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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