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Travel Information to Lausanne from Annecy

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 49 miles (79 km) by bus between Annecy and Lausanne. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Annecy to Lausanne.

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Is cross-border travel to Lausanne, Switzerland from Annecy, France currently allowed?

Travel between Annecy, France and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lausanne from Annecy?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lausanne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/20/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lausanne from Annecy.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Annecy, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. 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 Annecy from Lausanne here.

How do I go from Annecy to Lausanne?

You can go from Annecy to Lausanne by bus.

What is the fastest way from Annecy to Lausanne?

Going by bus is the quickest way from Annecy to Lausanne with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

How far is Lausanne from Annecy?

Lausanne is approximately 49 miles (79 km) away from Annecy.

When traveling between Annecy and Lausanne, what are the departure and arrival points in Annecy and Lausanne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Annecy to Lausanne:

  • Buses most often depart from Annecy at Annecy, Gare Routière and arrive in Lausanne at Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).

Which travel operators can get me to Lausanne from Annecy?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Annecy and Lausanne:

  • You can go to Lausanne from Annecy by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $7 (€6) with Flixbus from Annecy to Lausanne on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Annecy to Lausanne?

Many of our customers traveling from Annecy to Lausanne don't make Lausanne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lausanne are Geneva, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lausanne to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Annecy and Lausanne online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Annecy to Lausanne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $7 (€6) one way.

But we recommend booking Annecy to Lausanne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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