Getting around Annecy

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


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

See the list of the locations for Annecy 2019!

Download maps, shuttle itineraries and hours as well as some other handy info.


Festival/Mifa Shuttles

Free shuttles (50 spaces) for badgeholders (upon presentation of badge) circulate from Monday 10th to Saturday 15th June.
Locate the shuttles on the free and bilingual Annecy 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 10th June (8 am-8 pm), Tuesday 11th-Thursday 13th June (8:00 am-8:30 pm) and Friday 14th June (8 am-8 pm) to get you quickly back and forth between Bonlieu (Festival headquarters) and the Impérial Palace (Mifa headquarters).

Lakeside Shuttles

Annecy lakeside shuttles are available from 10th to 15th June, at the beginning and end of the day.
Are you staying somewhere around Lake Annecy? Then these 2 routes are for you!
Free shuttles for badgeholders (upon presentation of badge) from Monday 10th to Saturday 15th June.

Locate the shuttles on the free and bilingual Annecy 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

Annecy Buses

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

2 Offers

  • The Alizé 7-day pass, Festival discount price
    50% off for badgeholders on the 7 day pass (7.90 EUR instead of 15.80 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) (21 rue de la Gare, open from Tuesday to Friday 7:30 am- 7:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am- 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm).
  • Single-use ticket: 1.50 EUR
    For sale from the bus driver or on the Sibra app.

Espace Sibra, 21 rue de la Gare, Annecy
+33 (0)4 50 10 04 04
Open Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 am-7:00 pm, Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 2:00-5:00 pm.

Transport for the Cinéma Novel and La Turbine theatres

Town centre <> Theatres: use the regular Sibra lines


  • La Turbine: line 1 and 7 – bus stop Chorus
  • Cinéma Novel: line 3 – bus stop Novel/Annapurna

Nighttime: use the Noctibus lines

  • Line 1 for La Turbine
  • Line 3 for Cinéma Novel

More information on the Sibra website and the Sibra app.

Annecy Taxis

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

Identify the pick-up points on the Useful Information Map (online soon).

Flat rates

Annecy Hyper Centre Zone: 10 EUR (between 8:00 am-7:00 pm) – 15 EUR (between 7:00 pm-8:00 am)

Annecy & inner-city: 15 EUR (between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm) – 20 EUR (between 7:00 pm and 8:00 am)

Nearby towns and around the lake
Rates calculated by taximeter.

Taxis will be available all night long during Annecy 2019 ceremonies and parties.

+33 (0)4 50 45 05 67

Private Transport Companies

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


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 12.30 EUR (instead of 15.50 EUR) upon presentation of accreditation at the ticket office.

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-11:50 pm (flexible hours during the festival), seven days a week. Drinks served onboard. Discover the lake.
Make reservations at +33 (0)6 28 05 74 87 or +33 (0)6 12 43 10 87 or by e-mail ( (phone reservations preferred).
Check out other possibilities:

Bike rentals in Annecy

Roul’ ma poule
4 rue des Marquisats
+33 (0)4 50 27 86 83 –
Every day: 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 –
Every day: 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
Every day: 9:00 am-7:30 pm
Bike & rollerskate rental
20% discount upon presentation of badge

130 route des Marais
74410 Saint-Jorioz
+33 (0)4 50 66 32 13 –
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 am- 6:00 pm

Annecy Self-service Bikes
Donwload and register on the Latti app
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