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Trip Zurich Annecy

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Annecy

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How to get from Zurich to Annecy?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Annecy. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Annecy

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Annecy (Rhône-Alpes, France) with a distance of 153 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Zurich-Annecy that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Annecy bus station (0.4 mi from Annecy, France). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Annecy.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Annecy.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Annecy from Zurich. You can take the flight Zurich-Geneva and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Geneva (Geneva-Cointrin International airport, IATA code: GVA) operated by Swiss International Airlines or Royal Jordanian.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Annecy without changing trains. You can take the train Zurich-Geneva and travel by bus to get to your final destination.
Trains InterCity (IC) of SBB CFF FFS to Geneva leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Geneva will take place at Genève Gare de Cornavin station (0.4 mi from the city centre).

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Annecy?

Railway companies
SBB CFF FFS provides a rail connection Zurich-Geneva with the train InterCity (IC) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Genève Gare de Cornavin at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Annecy (Rhône-Alpes France)
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Geneva (arrival at Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Royal Jordanian flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Geneva (serving Geneva-Cointrin International GVA airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Annecy (153.5 mi)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Annecy

When travelling from Annecy to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Geneva located at 140 mi from Zurich and 21 mi away from Annecy, Lausanne situated at 108 mi from Zurich and at approximately 50 mi from Annecy (Switzerland). If you have some time on your way to Annecy or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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