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from Geneva to Annecy

You can get from Geneva to Annecy by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Annecy on 24 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45Geneva3h20 14:05Annecy, Gare SNCF
1 changes
£91One-way
Cheapest
10:45Geneva3h20 14:05Annecy, Gare SNCF
1 changes
£91One-way
Other options
10:20Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere3h45 14:05Annecy, Gare SNCF
1 changes
£91One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
£3Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£3Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£3Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£3Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£3Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£3Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£3Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£3Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£3Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£3Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£3Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£3Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£3Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£3Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£3Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£6Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£6Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£3Flixbus

Travel Information between Geneva and Annecy

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £7 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Travel 20 miles (33 km) by coach or train to Annecy from Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Geneva to Annecy.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Annecy, France allowed?

Travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Annecy, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Annecy from Geneva restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Annecy, France from Geneva?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Annecy, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 22/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Geneva and Annecy closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Geneva, Switzerland from Annecy, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Geneva, Switzerland from Annecy, France?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Geneva from Annecy?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Geneva from Annecy here.

What are my travel options from Geneva to Annecy?

You can travel to Annecy from Geneva 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Geneva to Annecy?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Annecy, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Annecy:

A coach is generally £14 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £21 from Geneva to Annecy.

What is the fastest way to Annecy from Geneva?

The quickest way to travel to Annecy from Geneva is by coach, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 59 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Geneva to Annecy?

The distance between Geneva and Annecy is around 20 miles (33 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Geneva to Annecy?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Annecy is:

  • 12 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Geneva to Annecy as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Geneva to Annecy?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Geneva to Annecy:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Annecy, Gare Routière.
  • Most travellers board their train from Genève and arrive in Annecy.
Which travel companies can get me from Geneva to Annecy?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Geneva to Annecy, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Annecy by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Geneva to Annecy for £7.
  • Travel with SNCF | TER for trains to Annecy. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TER Geneva to Annecy tickets on Omio for £21.
Is there a direct service between Geneva and Annecy?

Yes, there are direct routes from Geneva to Annecy with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Annecy with Flixbus with 12 direct coaches per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Annecy tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Geneva to Annecy?
Looking to extend your trip from Geneva to Annecy? Many Omio customers who go from Geneva to Annecy usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Grenoble. If you're looking to explore Paris, Lyon or Grenoble from Annecy, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Geneva to Annecy tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Geneva and Annecy, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £7 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £21 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Annecy from Geneva online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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