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Cheap train tickets from Besançon to Lyon

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

$38

Average

$46

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Besançon to Lyon will cost around $ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

Cheapest
02:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 05:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
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06:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
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08:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 11:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
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04:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h57 07:48PMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
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01:12PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h36 04:48PMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way

Train schedule from Besançon to Lyon

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05:33AMGare de Besançon Viotte3h11 08:44AMLyon Part Dieu
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06:13AMBesançon-Mouillère3h17 09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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06:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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07:12AMGare de Besançon Viotte3h32 10:44AMLyon Part Dieu
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07:33AMBesançon-Mouillère3h27 11:00AMLyon Part Dieu
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08:05AMBesançon-Mouillère3h25 11:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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08:07AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h53 11:00AMLyon Part Dieu
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08:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 11:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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09:12AMGare de Besançon Viotte3h32 12:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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09:56AMGare de Besançon Viotte3h08 01:04PMLyon Part Dieu
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10:56AMGare de Besançon Viotte3h48 02:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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12:05PMBesançon-Mouillère3h39 03:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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12:25PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h19 03:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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12:26PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h18 03:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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12:56PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h48 04:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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01:12PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h36 04:48PMLyon Part Dieu
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02:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 05:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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03:15PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h41 05:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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04:12PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h32 07:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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04:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h57 07:48PMLyon Part Dieu
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05:45PMBesançon-Mouillère3h59 09:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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06:12PMGare de Besançon Viotte3h32 09:44PMLyon Part Dieu
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06:48PMBesançon-Mouillère3h42 10:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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07:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 10:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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Fri
May 20
$38SNCF | TER
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Sat
May 21
$38SNCF | TER
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
May 22
$38SNCF | TER
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
May 25
$38SNCF | TER
$13Flixbus

Fastest train times from Besançon to Lyon

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

2 h 39 m

Average

3 h 17 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

189 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Besançon for Lyon every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 189 km distance in an average of 3 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 39 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
02:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 05:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
Fastest
06:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
Fastest
08:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 11:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
Fastest
07:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 10:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
2nd Fastest
03:15PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h41 05:56PMLyon Part Dieu
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$591One-way

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Overview: Train from Besançon to Lyon

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Besançon to Lyon cover the 117 miles (189 km) long route taking on average 2 h 21 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $38 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Gare de Besançon Viotte and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Travel Tips: Trains from Besançon to Lyon

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Lyon from Besançon cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Besançon to Lyon trains for as little as $38 (€34)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Besançon to Lyon?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Besançon to Lyon train to cost on average $38 (€34)  one way.

How far is Lyon from Besançon by train?

You should expect to travel around 117 miles (189 km)  to Lyon from Besançon by train.

How many hours is the train time from Besançon to Lyon?

While the time it takes to travel 117 miles (189 km) between Besançon and Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Besançon to Lyon train journey time is on average 2 h 21 min.

Which train station from Besançon to Lyon do I depart from? Which Lyon train station from Besançon do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Lyon from Besançon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Gare de Besançon Viotte, Besançon-Mouillère and Besancon. Your route can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Gare de Besançon Viotte   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where do I find the Besançon train station to Lyon? Where is the Lyon train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gare de Besançon Viotte, which is located around 0.5 miles (762 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Lyon Part Dieu, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city center.

What train providers offer a service from Besançon to Lyon?

For the trip from Besançon to Lyon you can take a train with SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Besançon and Lyon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Is there a direct train from Besançon to Lyon?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Besançon to Lyon with SNCF | TER, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.

How many trains are there between Besançon and Lyon a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Besançon to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Besançon to Lyon? When does the last train depart from Besançon to Lyon?

The earliest train for this route departs from Besançon at 4: 51 AM. The last train leaves from Besançon at 6: 51 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Besançon to Lyon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy the Besançon to Lyon train for the best deals on tickets?

If you book the Besançon to Lyon train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $38 (€34). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Besançon to Lyon. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Lyon
Gare de Besançon Viotte is the most popular Besançon railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Besançon for your trip to Lyon.
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Public transit options for Gare de Besançon Viotte
Tram lines: T2
Bus lines: L3, L5, 8, T2
Train lines: TGV, TER Bourgogne-Franche-Comté