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from Marseille to Besançon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Marseille to Besançon on 25 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00Marseille5h50 15:50Besançon
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21:00Marseille, Gare St. Charles8h10 05:10Besancon, PEM Viotte, Gare routiere
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07:50Marseille5h50 13:40Besançon
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11:50Marseille5h20 17:10Besançon
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09:00Marseille5h50 14:50Besançon
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Travel Information between Marseille and Besançon

distanceDistance274 miles (442 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £54 • 4 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Take a coach or train to travel 274 miles (442 km) to Besançon from Marseille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus 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.
What are my Marseille to Besançon travel options?

You can travel from Marseille to Besançon 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Besançon from Marseille?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Marseille to Besançon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Besançon:

A coach is about £31 less than a train, which costs on average £54 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Marseille to Besançon?

The fastest way to get to Besançon from Marseille is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 27 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 10 min   on average.

How many miles are between Marseille and Besançon

The distance between Marseille and Besançon is around 274 miles (442 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Marseille to Besançon is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Marseille and in Besançon?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Marseille to Besançon depart from Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles to Besançon, Avenue du Maréchal Foch (Gare Viotte).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.
Which travel companies can get me from Marseille to Besançon?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Marseille and Besançon with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Marseille to Besançon tickets for £23 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Marseille to Besançon with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for £54 with SNCF | TER from Marseille to Besançon.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Marseille to Besançon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Marseille to Besançon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Dijon. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Marseille and Besançon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Besançon and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Marseille to Besançon online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £23 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £54 one way for this trip.

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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