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from Lausanne to Annecy

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Travel Information from Lausanne to Annecy

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Lausanne to Annecy

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Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Annecy from Lausanne?

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

Can travelers from Switzerland enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/16/22. 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 from Lausanne to Annecy.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Annecy, France?

Return travel to Lausanne, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Lausanne, Switzerland was last verified on 1/13/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Lausanne from Annecy.

How do I travel from Lausanne to Annecy?

Travel between Lausanne and Annecy by taking a bus.

What is the fastest way from Lausanne to Annecy?

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

What is the distance from Lausanne to Annecy?

The distance is approximately 49 miles (79 km) from Lausanne to Annecy.

How many services a day are there between Lausanne and Annecy?

The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Annecy is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Lausanne and in Annecy?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey) and arrive in Annecy, Gare Routière.

Which travel operators can get me to Annecy from Lausanne?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Annecy. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lausanne to Annecy tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).

Is there a direct service between Lausanne and Annecy?

Yes, there is a direct service from Lausanne to Annecy:

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Annecy with Flixbus.

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 route.

Where should I go next after I travel between Lausanne and Annecy?

Omio customers who travel from Lausanne to Annecy often also extend their vacation to go to Geneva, Paris or Lyon. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Annecy and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I buy Lausanne to Annecy tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Lausanne 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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