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from Lyon to Besançon

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Thu
20 Jan
£30SNCF | TER
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Fri
21 Jan
£30SNCF | TER
£10BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
22 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
23 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
24 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
25 Jan
£25SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£30SNCF | TER
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
29 Jan
£25SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
30 Jan
£28SNCF | TGV INOUI
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
31 Jan
£25SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Flixbus

Travel Information between Lyon and Besançon

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £28
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £28 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 117 miles (189 km) by coach or train between Lyon and Besançon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lyon to Besançon.

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FAQs

What are my Lyon to Besançon travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Lyon and Besançon. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Lyon to Besançon?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Besançon, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Besançon:

A coach journey is usually £20 less than a journey to Besançon by train, which costs on average £28 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Besançon from Lyon?

The fastest way to get to Besançon from Lyon is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Besançon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h.

How many miles from Lyon to Besançon would I travel?

Besançon is approximately 117 miles (189 km) away from Lyon.

How many services a day are there from Lyon to Besançon?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Besançon is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lyon and Besançon as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Lyon to Besançon, where do I depart from Lyon and where do I arrive in Besançon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lyon to Besançon:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Besançon, Avenue du Maréchal Foch (Gare Viotte).
  • Trains mostly depart from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Besançon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Besançon:

  • You can travel by coach to Besançon from Lyon with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Lyon to Besançon tickets for £8 on Omio.
  • You can go to Besançon from Lyon by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for £28 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Besançon on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Lyon to Besançon?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Lyon to Besançon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Dijon or Strasbourg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lyon and Besançon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Besançon and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Lyon to Besançon tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Lyon to Besançon, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £8 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £28 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Besançon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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