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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Annecy by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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Train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv

$206 - $409

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Train to Bournemouth, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
  2. Fly from Bournemouth (BOH) to Geneva (GVA) BOH - GVA

$54 - $175

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix
  4. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy

$114 - $174

Bus  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Annecy 779

$69 - $118

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Annecy

$167 - $252

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Annecy

$427 - $548

Fly from Southampton  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Geneva (GVA) SOU - GVA

$94 - $264

Train, subway to London City, fly  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canning Town station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA

$93 - $286

Train to Bristol, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA

$89 - $262

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA

$106 - $273

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA

$76 - $241

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA

$75 - $243

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Geneva (GVA) STN - GVA

$102 - $331

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Annecy is to train and fly which costs £40 - £140 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Annecy is to fly which costs £70 - £210 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Annecy. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Annecy via London Victoria, Lille, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and Chamonix Sud - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 39 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Annecy is 491 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Annecy without a car is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs £150 - £320.

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It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Southampton to Annecy, including transfers.

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Southampton to Annecy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Annecy is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs £150 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £95 and takes 20 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £210 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 490.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 27 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Annecy, France?

You can take a train from Southampton to Annecy via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Annecy via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris, Paris in around 20 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Bournemouth to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Annecy
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Annecy is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:37 AM in Southampton and 7:37 AM in Annecy.

easyJet, Air France and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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