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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


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

See the list of the locations for Annecy 2020!

Download the maps, shuttle bus routes and timetables, and practical information (available in May 2020).

Festival/Mifa Shuttles

One free shuttle bus (50 spaces) for badgeholders (upon presentation of badge) circulates from Monday 15th to Saturday 20th June.

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 15th June (8 am-8 pm), Tuesday 16th-Thursday 18th June (8:00 am-8:30 pm) and Friday 19th June (8 am-8 pm) to get you quickly back and forth between the Festival (Welcome Area/Bonlieu) and the Mifa (Impérial Palace).

Lakeside Shuttles

Annecy Lakeside shuttles are available from Monday 15th to Saturday 20th June.
This shuttle service is open to everyone, rotating every hour, based on regular lines.
During the Festival week, lakeside shuttles will even be running in the evening! The perfect opportunity to come and enjoy the night-time open-air screenings, which are open to all.
Are you staying Annecy Lakeside? Join all of our Festival and Mifa venues within 40 mins maximum.

> Lines, rotations and stops


  • Using the regular lines that serve the two lake shores:
    Ligne 61 – Talloires: 6:30 am-7:00 pm
    Ligne 51 – Duingt: 6:30 am-8:15 pm
  • Using the lakeside lines:
    Rotations: 10:00 am-9:00 pm


  • Special lines put in place by the Festival from 9:00 pm:
    L1 towards Duingt: 9 pm, 10 pm, 11 pm, 00:30 am, 1:30 am
    L2 towards Talloires: 08:50 pm, 09:50 pm, 11 pm, 00:30 am, 1:30 am

The stops are different between the regular lines and the lakeside lines, remember to check the relevant timetable. 

> Where do I take these buses from?

  • Line 51: at the Gare routière (Annecy main train/bus station) and the Hôtel de ville
  • Line 61: at the Gare routière (Annecy main train/bus station)
  • Lakeside Line L1, Eastern shore, towards Duingt: Hôtel de ville
  • Lakeside Line L2, Western shore towards Talloires: Bonlieu

> Prices

Remember to get your valid mandatory transport ticket to use these lakeside shuttle buses.

  • Annecy/Talloires & Annecy/Duingt
    Single-use Sibra tickets, purchase on the bus or at the Sibra Reception Desk.
    Purchase a day or week pass at the Festival Welcome Desk (50% discount with your accreditation).
    Find more information in the following section "Annecy Buses".
  • Beyond Duingt
    Special prices

Annecy Buses

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

Three Offers

  • The Alizé 7-day pass, Festival discount price
    50% off for badgeholders on the 7 day pass (8.05 EUR instead of 16.10 EUR) for unlimited bus rides around Annecy.
    Valid for 7 days after the first use.
  • Alizé 24h Pass
    Benefit from 50% off the 24h pass (2.40 EUR instead of 4.80 EUR) for unlimited bus rides on the Annecy town bus network.
    Valid 24h after its first use.

These passes will be on sale at the Festival Welcome Area from Sunday 14th to Wednesday 17th June, and at the Sibra offices

  • 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 Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-7:00 pm, Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 2:00-5:00 pm.

Getting to the surrounding theatres

Use the Sibra lines to take you to the surrounding theatres. Go to the Sibra website or download their app to consult the timetable.

La Turbine
Buses 1, 7, 8 + the evening 1 – stop Chorus/Mosinges

Cinéma Novel
Bus 3 + the evening 3 – stop Novel/Annapurna

Le Rabelais
Buses 1, 6, 7, 11, 12 + the evening 1 – stop Meythet/Le Rabelais  

L’Auditorium Seynod
Buses 2, 4 ,13 + the evening 2 – stop Saint-Jean   
Buses 2, 13, 16 + the evening 2 – stop Marché

Find the various price formulas Sibra has to offer in the previous section "Annecy Buses".

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 2020 ceremonies and parties.

+33 (0)4 50 45 05 67

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