Getting around Annecy

Getting around Annecy
  1. Festival/Mifa Shuttles
  2. Express Shuttles
  3. Lakeside Shuttles
  4. Going to Novel and La Turbine
  5. Buses
  6. Annecy Taxis
  7. Boat rides on Lake Annecy
  8. Bike rentals in Annecy

Summary

During the Festival, get around Annecy by using shuttles, buses, bikes or your feet!

Information for 2019 coming soon

Festival/Mifa Shuttles


Free shuttles (50 spaces) for badgeholders (upon presentation of badge) circulate from Monday 11th to Saturday 16th June.
Locate the shuttles on the free and bilingual MyAnnecy Festival app for tablets and iOS/Android devices.

Operating every 30 minutes from 8:00 am-8:00 pm, taking you to and from the event’s two main locations: Festival (Welcome Area/Bonlieu) and the Mifa (Impérial Palace).

Festival/Mifa "Express" Shuttles (8 seats)


Free for badgeholders (upon presentation of badge)!

A rotation of 4 continuous express mini buses, on Monday 11th June (8 am-8 pm), Tuesday 12th-Thursday 14th June (8:00 am-8:30 pm) and Friday 15th June (8 am-8 pm) to get you quickly back and forth between Bonlieu (Festival headquarters) and the Impérial Palace (Mifa headquarters).

Lakeside Shuttles


Are you staying somewhere around Lake Annecy? Then these 2 routes are for you!
Free shuttles for badgeholders (upon presentation of badge) from Monday 11th to Saturday 16th June.

Locate the shuttles on the free and bilingual MyAnnecy Festival app for tablets and iOS/Android devices.

  • A route – Eastern Shore
    Talloires/Annecy: 7:45 – 8:45 am (2 departures)
    Annecy/Talloires: 9:30 pm – 1:30 am (4 departures)
  • B route – Western Shore
    Duingt/Annecy: 7:45 – 8:45 am (2 departures)
    Annecy/Duingt: 9:30 pm – 1:30 am (4 departures)

Download the detailed times

You can also look up the regular (paying) bus routes and timetables.
- Eastern Shore Annecy-Talloires: lines 61, 62, 63
- Western Shore Annecy-Duingt: lines 51, 52

Transport for the MJC Novel and La Turbine theatres


Town centre > Theatres: use the regular Sibra lines

  • Line 1 in the direction of La Turbine
  • Line 5 in the direction of MJC Novel

Theatres > Town centre:

  • Daytime: use the regular Sibra lines
  • Evening: use the Noctibus lines (M, N and O) and the new shuttle dedicated for the festival, at the exit of the last screenings

More information on the Sibra website and the Sibra app.

Buses


Take the bus during the Festival, it’s convenient and eco-friendly!

Visit the Sibra website or the Sibra app to consult timetables.

2 Offers

  • The Alizé 7-day pass, Festival discount at 50% off for badgeholders: 7,80 EUR (instead of 15.60 EUR) for unlimited bus rides around Annecy.
    Valid for 7 days after the first use.
    For sale at the Tourist Office (Bonlieu) and at the Sibra offices (train station)
  • Single-use ticket/E-ticket: 1,40 EUR
    Valid for 1 hour after first use. For sale from the bus driver or on the Sibra app.

Information:
Espace Sibra, 21 rue de la Gare, Annecy
www.sibra.fr
04 50 10 04 04
Open Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-7:00 pm, Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 2:00-5:00 pm.

Annecy Taxis


For getting around Annecy, day and night, and for private transfers, contact the Annecy taxi companies.

They will be decorated in the Festival colours and parked at strategic places like the train station, Bonlieu and Mifa.

Flat rates

Annecy: 15 EUR (between 8:00 am-7:00 pm) – 20 EUR (7:00 pm-8:00 am)

Annecy New Township (Annecy-le-Vieux, Cran-Gevrier, Meythet, Pringy and Seynod): 20 EUR day – 25 EUR night

Nearby towns and around the lake
Rates calculated by taximeter.

Taxis will be available all night long during Annecy 2018 ceremonies and parties.

Contact
www.taxi-annecy.net
+33 (0)4 50 45 05 67
annecytaxi@orange.fr

Private taxis

In case no taxis in Annecy are available, private cars with drivers are available for hire, for short trips or transfers (7 days a week).

Contact:

  • Aller retour 74: 24/7, +33 (0)6 23 03 59 43 or email
  • Ligne Directe: 6:00 am-10:00 pm, +33 (0)6 81 01 73 14 or email (email reservations preferred)
  • Global Transfert: 24/7, +33 (0)6 64 27 71 54 or email (phone reservations preferred)

Boat rides on Lake Annecy

Compagnie des bateaux du lac d'Annecy
Special rates for the Grand Lac cruise with commentary (1h): badgeholders pay only 12.10 EUR (instead of 14.50 EUR) upon presentation of accreditation at the ticket office.
www.annecy-croisieres.com

Water Taxis
Departing from the dock at l'Impérial Palace and heading towards all the hotels and restaurants on the lakeside. A quick and comfortable ride, for up to 12 people, 7:00 am-1:00 am (flexible hours during the festival), seven days a week. Drinks served onboard.
Make reservations at +33 (0)6 28 05 74 87 or at info@water-taxi.fr (phone reservations preferred).
Check out other possibilities: www.water-taxi.fr

Bike rentals in Annecy

Cyclable Annecy Rental
8 place aux Bois
+33 (0)4 50 51 51 50
www.bike-annecy.fr
Monday-Sunday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
No reservations possible for classic bikes, and reservations only possible for electric bikes

Vélonecy
Place de la gare
+33 (0)4 50 51 38 90
www.velonecy.com
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 am-1:00 pm and 2:00 pm-8:00 pm

L’Original Bicycle Store
4 rue Jean Jaurès
+33 (0)9 82 39 28 26
www.loriginalbicyclestore.com
Monday-Sunday: 9:00 am-1:00 pm and 2:00 pm-8:00 pm
10% discount upon presentation of badge

Sassa vélo minute
43 avenue de France
+33 (0)4 50 44 20 62
www.annecy-velo.e-monsite.com
Monday-Saturday: 9:30 am-12:00 pm, 2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Takamaka/Annecy mountain bike
23 faubourg Sainte-Claire
+33 (0)4 50 45 60 61 – info@takamaka.fr
www.annecy.takamaka.fr
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 2:00 pm-6:00 pm – Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Roul’ ma poule
4 rue des Marquisats
+33 (0)4 50 27 86 83 – info@roulmapoule.com
www.annecy-location-velo.com
Monday-Sunday: 9:30 am-7:00 pm
10% discount upon presentation of badge

Roul’ ma poule
47 avenue du Petit Port
74940 Annecy-le-Vieux
+33 (0)4 50 23 31 15 – info2@roulmapoule.com
www.annecy-location-velo.com
Monday-Sunday: 9:30 am-7:00 pm
10% discount upon presentation of badge

Mini-Golf de l’Impérial
2 avenue du Petit Port
74940 Annecy-le-Vieux
+ 33 (0)4 50 66 04 99 - rollergolfannecy@aol.com
www.roller-golf-annecy.com
24/7 : 9:30 am-7:00 pm
Bike & rollerskate rental
10% discount upon presentation of badge

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