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Travel Information from Strasbourg to Besançon

distanceDistance122 miles (196 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £13
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £13 • 2 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach or train to travel 122 miles (196 km) to Besançon from Strasbourg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Strasbourg to Besançon.

Travel Tips

Travel from Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Besançon.
How do you get from Strasbourg to Besançon?

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

How do I get from Strasbourg to Besançon the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Strasbourg to Besançon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Besançon:

A coach journey is usually £7 less than a journey to Besançon by train, which costs on average £13 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Strasbourg to Besançon?

The fastest way from Strasbourg to Besançon is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 8 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 40 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Strasbourg to Besançon?

The Strasbourg to Besançon distance is approximately 122 miles (196 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Strasbourg to Besançon is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Strasbourg? Where do I arrive in Besançon?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Strasbourg to Besançon depart from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Besançon, Avenue du Maréchal Foch (Gare Viotte).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Strasbourg to Besançon depart from Strasbourg to Gare de Besançon Viotte.
Who can get me from Strasbourg to Besançon?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Strasbourg and Besançon with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Strasbourg to Besançon tickets for £6 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Strasbourg and Besançon by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Strasbourg to Besançon.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Strasbourg and Besançon ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Strasbourg to Besançon don't make Besançon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Lyon or Dijon, either of which you could add to your Strasbourg and Besançon trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Besançon to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Strasbourg and Besançon online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £6 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £13 one way on average.

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