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from Paris to Besançon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Besançon on 6 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:52Paris Gare de Lyon2h32 19:24Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£311One-way
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16:52Paris Gare de Lyon2h32 19:24Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£311One-way
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16:52Paris Gare de Lyon2h43 19:35Besançon-Mouillère
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£331One-way
20:19Paris Gare de Lyon2h38 22:57Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£341One-way
14:52Paris Gare de Lyon2h28 17:20Gare de Besançon Viotte
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£531One-way

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Sun
5 Dec
£57SNCF | TGV Lyria
£12Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£34SNCF | TGV
£31Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£34SNCF | TGV
£36Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£34SNCF | TGV
£31Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£40SNCF | TGV
£10BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
11 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV
£10Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£45SNCF | TGV Lyria
£10Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£10Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
17 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£16SNCF | TER
£26Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£54SNCF | TGV Lyria
£23Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£32SNCF | TER
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
21 Dec
£31SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
22 Dec
£16SNCF | TER
£22Flixbus
Thu
23 Dec
£32SNCF | TER
£22Flixbus
Fri
24 Dec
£53SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
Sat
25 Dec
£16SNCF | TER
£22Flixbus

Travel Information from Paris to Besançon

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £31 • 2 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV

Travel 202 miles (325 km) by coach or train to Besançon from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 28 min; 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 journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Paris to Besançon.

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FAQs
What are my Paris to Besançon travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Besançon: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Paris and Besançon?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Besançon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Besançon:

A coach is generally £21 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £31 from Paris to Besançon.

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

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Besançon is by train, which takes on average 2 h 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 20 min   on average.

How far is Besançon from Paris?

You should expect to travel around 202 miles (325 km) from Paris to Besançon.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Besançon?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Besançon is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and tend to arrive in Besançon, Avenue du Maréchal Foch (Gare Viotte).
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Besançon at Gare de Besançon Viotte.
Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Besançon?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Besançon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Besançon tickets on Omio for £10.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV for trains to Besançon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV Paris to Besançon tickets on Omio for £31.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Besançon?

Yes, there are direct services available between Paris and Besançon with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find around 2 direct trains per day and book this direct train with SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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 Paris.

Where should I go next after I travel from Paris to Besançon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Besançon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Lyon, Dijon or Strasbourg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Besançon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Besançon and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Paris and Besançon online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £31 one way on average.

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

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