How to get from Marseille to Besançon

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from Marseille to Besançon

You can get from Marseille to Besançon by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Marseille to Besançon on 16 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:13Marseille-St-Charles4h57 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£811One-way
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07:13Marseille-St-Charles4h57 12:10Gare de Besançon Viotte
1 change
£811One-way
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12:10Marseille-St-Charles5h01 17:11Gare de Besançon Viotte
2 changes
£811One-way

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Travel Information from Marseille to Besançon

distanceDistance274 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £92
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £92 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or SNCF | TER

Travel 274 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Marseille and Besançon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Marseille to Besançon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Marseille to Besançon

Travel 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 Marseille to Besançon.
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There are 4 ways to travel to Besançon from Marseille including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Marseille to Besançon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to Besançon:

A coach journey is usually £67 less than a journey to Besançon by plane, which costs on average £92 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £38 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £62 from Marseille to Besançon.

The fastest way from Marseille to Besançon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options from Marseille to Besançon can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 29 min   of travel time.

The Marseille to Besançon distance is approximately 274 miles.

The average frequency per day from Marseille to Besançon is:

  • Around 3 coaches per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Marseille to Besançon as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Marseille to Besançon:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles and arrive in Besancon, Gare de la Viotte.
  • Most travellers board their train from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Marseille to Besançon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Besançon by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Marseille to Besançon tickets on Omio for £24.
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Besançon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Marseille to Besançon tickets on Omio for £92.
  • Travel with SNCF | TER to go to Besançon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TER Marseille to Besançon tickets on Omio for £62.
Looking to extend your trip from Marseille to Besançon? Many Omio customers who go from Marseille to Besançon usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Dijon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Lyon or Dijon from Besançon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £24 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £92 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £62 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Marseille 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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