How to get from Paris to Besançon

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from Paris to Besançon

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

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To get from Paris to Besançon on 26 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:33Gare de Paris Bercy4h13 17:46Gare de Besançon Viotte
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13:33Gare de Paris Bercy4h13 17:46Gare de Besançon Viotte
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13:33Gare de Paris Bercy5h11 18:44Besançon-Mouillère
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18:21Paris Gare de Lyon2h43 21:04Gare de Besançon Viotte
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17:55Paris Gare de Lyon2h42 20:37Gare de Besançon Viotte
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Travel Information from Paris to Besançon

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £29 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 202 miles (325 km) to Besançon from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Besançon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Besançon.

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Besançon: coach, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Paris to Besançon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Besançon:

A coach journey is usually £19 less than a journey to Besançon by plane, which costs on average £29 for the same trip.

A coach is £60 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Besançon costing on average £70.

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 29 min.

The distance from Paris to Besançon is approximately 202 miles (325 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Besançon is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Coaches from Paris to Besançon most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Besancon, Gare de la Viotte.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Besançon at Gare de Besançon Viotte.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Besançon by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Besançon for £10 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can get you to Besançon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Paris to Besançon for £29 on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria for trains to Besançon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV Lyria Paris to Besançon tickets on Omio for £70.
Many of our customers travelling from Paris to Besançon don't make Besançon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Lyon, Dijon or Strasbourg, either of which you could add to your Paris and Besançon trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Besançon to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Paris 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 for this journey is £10 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £29 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £70 one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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