How to travel from Annecy to Lyon

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from Annecy to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Annecy to Lyon on Oct 04 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMAnnecy1h52 10:52AMLyon
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01:45PMAnnecy, Gare SNCF1h45 03:30PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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11:30AMAnnecy, Gare SNCF2h10 01:40PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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12:00PMAnnecy1h52 01:52PMLyon
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01:00PMAnnecy1h52 02:52PMLyon
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Travel Information from Annecy to Lyon

distanceDistance61 miles (99 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€25) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $26 (€25) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 61 miles (99 km) between Annecy and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Annecy to Lyon.

How to get from Annecy to Lyon

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Annecy to Lyon there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 58,04% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Annecy to Lyon. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Annecy to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Annecy to Lyon.

There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Lyon: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Lyon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€25) compared to other travel options to Lyon:

A bus is $4 (€3) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Annecy to Lyon costing on average $30 (€28).

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Annecy is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 59 min   on average.

The Annecy to Lyon distance is around 61 miles (99 km).

The average frequency per day from Annecy to Lyon is:

  • Around 9 buses per day.
  • 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Annecy to Lyon as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Annecy, Gare Routière and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Trains from Annecy to Lyon most often leave from Annecy and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Annecy to Lyon:

  • You can travel by bus to Lyon from Annecy with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Annecy to Lyon tickets for $26 (€25) on Omio.
  • You can go to Lyon from Annecy by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $30 (€28) with SNCF | TER from Annecy to Lyon on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Annecy to Lyon with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Autocar with 9 direct buses per day.
  • You can find around 4 direct trains per day and travel with SNCF | TER.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lyon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Annecy and Lyon.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $26 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $30 (€28) one way on average.

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

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