Geneva to Besançon train

Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Besançon

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Cheapest

45

Average

52

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Geneva to Besançon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

SNCF | TER
02:42PMGeneva4h27 07:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
451One-way
SNCF | TER
09:30AMGeneva4h39 02:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
451One-way
SNCF | TER
03:42PMGeneva4h27 08:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
451One-way
SNCF | TER
03:30PMGeneva5h46 09:16PMBesançon
0 transfers
611One-way
SNCF | Autocar
02:29PMGeneva5h34 08:03PMBesançon
0 transfers
671One-way

Train schedule from Geneva to Besançon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, December 3
SNCF | TER
09:30AMGeneva4h39 02:09PMBesançon
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SNCF | Autocar
02:29PMGeneva5h34 08:03PMBesançon
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SNCF | TER
02:42PMGeneva4h27 07:09PMBesançon
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SNCF | TER
03:30PMGeneva5h46 09:16PMBesançon
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SNCF | TER
03:42PMGeneva4h27 08:09PMBesançon
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Geneva to Besançon

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Fastest Journey

4 h 27 m

Average

4 h 58 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

117 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Geneva for Besançon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SNCF | TER
02:42PMGeneva4h27 07:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
451One-way
SNCF | TER
03:42PMGeneva4h27 08:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
451One-way
SNCF | TER
09:30AMGeneva4h39 02:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
451One-way
SNCF | Autocar
02:29PMGeneva5h34 08:03PMBesançon
0 transfers
671One-way
SNCF | TER
03:30PMGeneva5h46 09:16PMBesançon
0 transfers
611One-way

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Overview: Train from Geneva to Besançon

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or TGV inOui

Trains from Geneva to Besançon cover the 72 miles (116 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or TGV inOui. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€45), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

Travel Tips: Trains from Geneva to Besançon

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Geneva to Besançon.
FAQs

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Besançon, France by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Besançon, France?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Besançon from Geneva as this information can change.

Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Geneva from Besançon?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Besançon?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Besançon.

Train tickets from Geneva to Besançon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $50 (€45)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Geneva to Besançon train to cost on average $50 (€45)  one way.
The distance to Besançon from Geneva by train is approximately 72 miles (116 km).
On average the Geneva to Besançon train time is 4 h 27 min  covering the 72 miles (116 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Genève   and arriving in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Genève, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of Geneva. The most popular arrival train station in Besançon, called Gare de Besançon Viotte, is located around 0.5 miles (762 m) away from its city center.

If you're looking for trains from Geneva to Besançon, you can rely on SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER or TGV inOui to get you to Besançon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Geneva to Besançon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Geneva for Besançon is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Geneva at 2: 42 PM. The last train leaves from Geneva at 2: 42 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Geneva to Besançon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Geneva and Besançon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€45) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Geneva to Besançon a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Geneva and Besançon

Geneva
Besançon
The major railway station for departures from Geneva is Genève. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Genève for your journey between Geneva and Besançon.

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