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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest price £21.50
  2. 30 day advance £24.00
  3. 7 day advance £24.50
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    1hr 52m

Travelling from Annecy to Lyon by train

The fastest trains from Annecy to Lyon take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Annecy and Lyon.

Direct trains run between Annecy and Lyon.

We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Annecy to Lyon every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Annecy around 06:00 and the last train is around 20:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Annecy around 06:53, and the last at 20:53.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Annecy to Lyon train tickets?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Annecy to Lyon are £21.50.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £24, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.

Trains in France usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Annecy to Lyon by train.

Which trains operate between Annecy and Lyon?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Annecy to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Bus
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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