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from Nice to Besançon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nice to Besançon on 23 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:15Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h00 12:15Geneva International Airport
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11:15Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h00 12:15Geneva International Airport
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15:10Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h00 16:10Geneva International Airport
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21:00Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h15 22:15EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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21:45Nice Cote d'Azur Airport1h00 22:45Geneva International Airport
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Travel Information from Nice to Besançon

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight or train to travel 252 miles (406 km) to Besançon from Nice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Nice to Besançon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice 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 Nice to Besançon.

What are my Nice to Besançon travel options?

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

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

The cheapest way from Nice to Besançon is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £31 compared to other travel options to Besançon:

A flight journey is usually £24 less than a journey to Besançon by train, which costs on average £54 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Besançon from Nice?

The fastest way to get to Besançon from Nice is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 37 min   on average.

How many miles are between Nice and Besançon

Besançon is approximately 252 miles (406 km) away from Nice.

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

The average frequency per day from Nice to Besançon is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Nice to Besançon?

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

  • Most travellers board their train from Nice Ville and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

Which travel companies can get me from Nice to Besançon?

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

  • EasyJet can get you to Besançon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Nice to Besançon for £31 on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Besançon by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Nice to Besançon for £54 on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Nice to Besançon?

Yes, there are direct services available from Nice to Besançon with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with easyJet or Swiss.
  • You can find around 2 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Besançon as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Besançon from Nice.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Nice to Besançon ends?

Your journey from Nice to Besançon doesn't have to end in Besançon. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Dijon. If you’d like to add Paris, Lyon or Dijon to your Nice to Besançon trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Besançon today!

When should I buy a ticket between Nice and Besançon online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Nice to Besançon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £31 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £54 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Besançon from Nice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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