Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Besançon

Showing times and prices for 25 Jan

Cheapest

£28

Average

£34

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.

The average ticket from Lyon to Besançon will cost around £ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.

Cheapest
18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h33 20:37Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£281One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h48 20:52Besançon-Mouillère
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£291One-way
09:42Lyon Part Dieu2h28 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£301One-way
18:30Lyon Part Dieu2h39 21:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£301One-way
06:12Lyon Part Dieu2h57 09:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£301One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Besançon

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06:12Lyon Part Dieu2h57 09:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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06:16Lyon Part Dieu3h05 09:21Gare de Besançon Viotte
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06:16Lyon Part Dieu3h20 09:36Besançon-Mouillère
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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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09:42Lyon Part Dieu3h00 12:42Besançon-Mouillère
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10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h38 12:42Besançon-Mouillère
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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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10:16Lyon Part Dieu3h58 14:14Besançon-Mouillère
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10:16Lyon Part Dieu3h48 14:04Gare de Besançon Viotte
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11:34Lyon Part Dieu2h55 14:29Gare de Besançon Viotte
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12:16Lyon Part Dieu4h27 16:43Besançon-Mouillère
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12:16Lyon Part Dieu3h48 16:04Gare de Besançon Viotte
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13:16Lyon Part Dieu3h31 16:47Gare de Besançon Viotte
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14:12Lyon Part Dieu3h30 17:42Besançon-Mouillère
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14:12Lyon Part Dieu2h59 17:11Gare de Besançon Viotte
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14:16Lyon Part Dieu3h58 18:14Besançon-Mouillère
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14:16Lyon Part Dieu3h30 17:46Gare de Besançon Viotte
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15:16Lyon Part Dieu3h30 18:46Gare de Besançon Viotte
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16:04Lyon Part Dieu2h50 18:54Gare de Besançon Viotte
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16:30Lyon Part Dieu3h09 19:39Besançon-Mouillère
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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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18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h48 20:52Besançon-Mouillère
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18:30Lyon Part Dieu2h39 21:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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19:16Lyon Part Dieu4h53 00:09Gare de Besançon Viotte
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Tue
25 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Wed
26 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Thu
27 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
28 Jan
£30SNCF | TER
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
29 Jan
£25SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
30 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8BlaBlaCar Bus

Fastest train times from Lyon to Besançon

Showing times and prices for 25 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

28

Distance

189 km

Of the 28 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.

These direct trains cover the 189 km distance in an average of 3 h 13 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 53 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h20 12:24Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£331One-way
2nd Fastest
09:42Lyon Part Dieu2h28 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£301One-way
08:34Lyon Part Dieu2h31 11:05Gare de Besançon Viotte
1 changes
£331One-way
18:04Lyon Part Dieu2h33 20:37Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£281One-way
10:04Lyon Part Dieu2h38 12:42Besançon-Mouillère
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£341One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Besançon

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Lyon to Besançon cover the 117 miles (189 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 33 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £25, but the average price of train tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains to Besançon from Lyon?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Lyon to Besançon to cost as little as £25  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Lyon to Besançon cost on average?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Besançon train to cost on average £28  one way.

How many miles is it from Lyon to Besançon by train?

The distance between Lyon and Besançon by train is approximately 117 miles (189 km).

How long is the train to Besançon from Lyon?

The Lyon to Besançon train duration is on average 2 h 33 min, which is to be expected when travelling 117 miles (189 km) between Lyon and Besançon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Lyon to Besançon, which train station in Lyon do I depart from and which train station in Besançon do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Besançon from Lyon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. Your route can end in train stations such as Gare de Besançon Viotte, Besançon-Mouillère and Besancon.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

Where is the train station in Lyon to go to Besançon? Where is the train station in Besançon located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Lyon. The most popular arrival train station in Besançon, called Gare de Besançon Viotte, is located around 0.2 miles (314 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Lyon to Besançon?

If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Besançon, you can rely on SNCF | TER, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV to get you to Besançon. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Lyon to Besançon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Lyon to Besançon?

The average number of trains departing Lyon for Besançon is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Lyon to Besançon? When does the last train depart from Lyon to Besançon?

The first train from Lyon to Besançon leaves at 05: 12   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 04. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Besançon times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Lyon and Besançon for the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket to Besançon from Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Besançon from Lyon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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