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.
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2 h 20 m
3 h 13 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||117 miles (189 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||£28 (€32)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | 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.
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.
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.
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