Your arrival in Annecy

 

Whether you are staying with a family or in an apartment, you will need to contact your family or landlord in advance to let them know when you will be arriving. The phone number will be on your confirmation letter.

An airport transfer  can be reserved at your request (price depending on the availability of airport taxis and your date). For more information and booking please contact logements@ifalpes.fr.

 

HOW TO ARRIVE IN ANNECY?

BY PLANE - 2 Internationals Airports   

               
GENEVA (SWITZERLAND): Aéroport International de Genève-Cointrin- 44kms distance, It is the closest international airport to Annecy. Internet: www.gva.ch

From and to Geneva airport:
BY CAR: 30 minutes from Annecy

BUSES: This is the best and easiest solution to come to Annecy: buses “Frossard”: 10.50€ It takes 1 to 2 hours (depending on route) www.frossard.eu (some buses are not direct; you first need to take a shuttle bus/train to Geneva “Gare Routière”). You can see and download the timetable following this link: http://www.frossard.eu/pdf/annecy-cruseilles-geneve.pdf

TRAINS: Trains from Geneva Central Station to Annecy 19,80€ (2h00/2h15) www.voyages-sncf.com

 

LYON: Aéroport International de Lyon Saint-Exupéry Internet: www.lyonaeroports.com

From and to Lyon airport:
BY CAR: Lyon Saint-Exupery airport is 1 hour 15 minutes from Annecy

BUSES: 6 buses per day: 34€ to Annecy (2hrs) www.rhonealpes.fr/

TRAINS: Trains from Lyon Airport Annecy environ 30€ (3h30) www.voyages-sncf.com

 

OTHER AIRPORT
Annecy-Meythet Airport: flights to and from Paris and other domestic flights only www.annecy.aeroport.fr

 

BY TRAIN 
On the direct train “TGV”: 3hrs 30 min from Paris to Annecy. www.voyages-sncf.com

 

BY CAR
Road distances from Annecy:    Paris: 560 km (5hrs)              
Lyon: 145 km (1hr 30 min)            
Geneva: 40 km (40 min) 
Chamonix-Mont Blanc100km (1hr)   

 

TRANSPORTATION WITHIN ANNECY / GETTING TO IFALPES

To come to Ifalpes: 14 Avenue du Rhône Annecy is only 5 minutes walk from Annecy train station.

Bus n°1 - Stop : Mandallaz

GPS coordinates: Latitude : 45.899785 / Longitude : 6.116867

Bus – Monthly student card costs 22.20€. SIBRA is the name of the transportation company.
Bike – One month’s rent for a bike costs 10€.