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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 Dec 2 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45AMGeneva3h20 02:05PMAnnecy, Gare SNCF
1 changes
$171One-way
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10:20AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere3h45 02:05PMAnnecy, Gare SNCF
1 changes
$141One-way

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How to get from Geneva to Annecy

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Geneva to Annecy there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 57,14% 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 Geneva to Annecy. 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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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?

  • 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 11/30/21. 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 travelers 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 11/29/21. 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 the ways to get from Geneva to Annecy?

There are 2 travel options from Geneva to Annecy: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Annecy?

The cheapest way to go to Annecy from Geneva is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Annecy:

A bus is $18 (€15) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Geneva to Annecy costing on average $28 (€23).

What is the fastest way from Geneva to Annecy?

The quickest way to travel from Geneva to Annecy is by bus, 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.

How far is it from Geneva to Annecy?

Annecy is approximately 20 miles (33 km) away from Geneva.

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

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Annecy is:

  • 12 buses a day.

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

When traveling between Geneva and Annecy, where do I depart from Geneva and where do I arrive in Annecy?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Annecy, Gare Routière.
  • Most travelers take a train from Genève to Annecy.
Which travel companies can take 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:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Annecy. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Geneva to Annecy tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with SNCF | TER to go to Annecy by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TER Geneva to Annecy tickets on Omio for $28 (€23).
Is there a direct service to Annecy from Geneva?

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Annecy with Flixbus with 12 direct buses per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Geneva to Annecy?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Geneva to Annecy often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Grenoble. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Geneva and Annecy itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Annecy and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets to Annecy from Geneva online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $10 (€8) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $28 (€23) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Annecy 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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