Final Destination: Annecy or Chambéry
By usual French standards, this route is has a comparatively frequent service of TER trains on Mondays to Saturdays (there are no express trains between Lyon and Aix-Les-Bains).
Though there is not a departure in every hour, so even though you won't save by booking tickets online, it's definitely worth looking up the departure times on SNCF before heading to the station.
Particularly as building works at Part-Dieu station may begin to impact on the timings of these trains - on certain dates they may be switched to depart from Lyon Perrache station.
Mon - Sat = 11 x trains per day
Sunday = 7 x trains
Book early and save: No
Tickets will cost the same price if purchased at the station immediately before departure.
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On Sundays there is only one morning departure at around 14:08 and the next departure typically isn't until
Sit on the right when boarding, for most of the final 15 minutes of the journey the train travels buy the shore of the Lac du Bourget.
Between Ambérieu and Culoz the railway follows a steep-sided valley through the Jura mountains.
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