Final Destination: Annecy
All trains also call at: Aix-les-Bains (where they reverse direction)
Monday to Saturday = 6 x trains per day
Sunday = 5 x trains
SNCF also operates buses which are non-stop from Lyon to Annecy; 4 x departures per day on Mon-Fri and 2 x departures on Sunday.
Book early and save: No
Tickets will cost the same price if purchased at the station immediately before departure.
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There are no direct trains from Lyon to St Gervais-les-Bains, from where it's possible to connect into trains on to Chamonix and beyond to the Swiss border at Vallorbe; and also connect for the wonderful Mont Blanc Tramway.
Though there are now hourly trains on from Annecy to Annemasse, most of which connect with trains on to St Gervais; though it isn't possible to make a return a trip from Lyon by train and make the most of the tramway.
North of Aix-Les-Bains the railway runs along the shore of the Lac De Bourget, the largest lake in France, but as the train reverses in Aix-Les-Bains, the views over the water can be seen from both sides of the train.
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