Lyon to Besançon train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Besançon

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Cheapest

£32

Average

£38

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
16:30Lyon Part Dieu2h39 19:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way
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07:25Lyon Part Dieu2h44 10:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way
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14:12Lyon Part Dieu2h59 17:11Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way
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13:12Lyon Part Dieu2h57 16:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way
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09:42Lyon Part Dieu2h28 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Besançon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 9 August
06:16Lyon Part Dieu3h05 09:21Gare de Besançon Viotte
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07:25Lyon Part Dieu2h44 10:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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08:34Lyon Part Dieu2h31 11:05Gare de Besançon Viotte
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09:42Lyon Part Dieu2h28 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h20 12:24Gare de Besançon Viotte
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10:16Lyon Part Dieu3h38 13:54Gare de Besançon Viotte
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11:34Lyon Part Dieu2h55 14:29Gare de Besançon Viotte
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12:16Lyon Part Dieu3h48 16:04Gare de Besançon Viotte
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13:12Lyon Part Dieu2h57 16:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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13:16Lyon Part Dieu3h31 16:47Gare de Besançon Viotte
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14:12Lyon Part Dieu2h59 17:11Gare de Besançon Viotte
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14:16Lyon Part Dieu3h32 17:48Gare de Besançon Viotte
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu3h30 18:46Gare de Besançon Viotte
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16:30Lyon Part Dieu2h39 19:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h33 20:37Gare de Besançon Viotte
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18:30Lyon Part Dieu2h39 21:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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19:16Lyon Part Dieu4h00 23:16Gare de Besançon Viotte
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Fastest train times from Lyon to Besançon

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

3 h 2 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

189 km

Of the 17 trains that leave Lyon for Besançon every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h20 12:24Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£471One-way
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09:42Lyon Part Dieu2h28 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way
08:34Lyon Part Dieu2h31 11:05Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£451One-way
18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h33 20:37Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£391One-way
16:30Lyon Part Dieu2h39 19:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£321One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Besançon

distanceDistance117 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF

Trains from Lyon to Besançon cover the 117 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

Train companies: SNCF (3) trains Lyon to Besançon

You can travel by train between Lyon and Besançon with SNCF (3) for as low as £30. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

SNCF (3)

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train carriages, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

Prices for an SNCF train between Lyon and Besançon start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 117 miles (189 km) long route, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Lyon to Besançon train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

One of the best ways to travel from Lyon to Besançon is by taking a train with SNCF (3). Omio helps you find the ideal SNCF (3) train to Besançon from Lyon by showing you SNCF (3) current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Lyon to Besançon trip. You can expect to travel 117 miles (189 km) between Lyon and Besançon on a train with SNCF (3). If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Lyon and Besançon, you can check straight away if the SNCF (3) ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your SNCF (3) train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Besançon from Lyon!

SNCF (3) from Lyon to Besançon train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Besançon

Travel by train to Besançon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Besançon.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lyon to Besançon for the next 7 days starting from £30  one way.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lyon to Besançon train price to come in at an average of £30  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Lyon to Besançon via train to be approximately 117 miles.
The Lyon to Besançon train duration is on average 2 h 39 min, which is to be expected when travelling 117 miles between Lyon and Besançon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When arriving in Besançon, you can end your trip in train stations like Gare de Besançon Viotte, Besançon-Mouillère and Besancon.

Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu   to Gare de Besançon Viotte   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Besançon most often arrive at Gare de Besançon Viotte and need to travel around 0.5 miles (762 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Take the Lyon to Besançon train with SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Besançon from Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains per day from Lyon to Besançon with SNCF | TER, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 19 trains a day from Lyon to Besançon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Lyon to Besançon leaves at 05: 25   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 16. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Besançon times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Lyon to Besançon is on average £30 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Besançon from Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Besançon
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lyon for your journey to Besançon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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