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Transportation from Geneva to Annecy

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Transportation from Geneva to Annecy


I'm arriving at Geneva airport on a Sunday at 14:00 to reach Annecy at the same day.

I understand that the bus is the best option, but the next one after lunch is 17:15, so I would have to wait for some time (just confirming: the buses work on sundays right?).

Do you think that under these conditions would be worthwhile to get the train?

Also, I would be willing to pay for a taxi (I want to arrive in Annecy as soon as possible), but, of course, that depends on the price, any idea of the cost? Where should I get the taxi?

Thanks for your attention!


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1. Re: Transportation from Geneva to Annecy

I don't have specific local knowledge, but in general if there is a train, use that in preference to a bus.

Don't even think about a taxi, unless you plan on making a substantial contribution to the Swiss/French economy (much too expensive for mere mortals).

Have a great trip!

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2. Re: Transportation from Geneva to Annecy

DEFINITELY the wrong advice to get the train - you are travelling from Switzerland into France, and there are very few trains directly from Geneva to Annecy. And those that do go, leave from a smaller station in the outskirts of Geneva, not the main station.

If you look back at recent postings on this forum, you will see that the best method of reaching Annecy is indeed using Frossard bus service - yes you will be OK on Sunday. To catch the bus you refer to, you need to get the train from the airport to the central station in Geneva (unmarked bus stop at the front of the station)or go to the bus station in Geneva to get the same bus, at 5.15pm (easy to find the bus station even if you are unfamilar with Geneva)

A taxi will be approx 00 euros, perhaps more on a Sunday - dont just hail a Swiss one, order an Annecy one, eg http://www.annecy-taxi.net/index.html

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