Lyon to Besançon train

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Besançon

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

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

SNCF | TER
03:30PM2h39
Lyon
06:09PMBesançon
$391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
05:30PM2h39
Lyon
08:09PMBesançon
$391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
08:42AM2h27
Lyon
11:09AMBesançon
$391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
06:18PM3h57
Lyon
10:15PMBesançon
$491One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Lyon to Besançon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 23
SNCF | TER
03:30PM2h39
Lyon
06:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
05:30PM2h39
Lyon
08:09PMBesançon
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
06:18PM3h57
Lyon
10:15PMBesançon
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
08:42AM2h27
Lyon
11:09AMBesançon
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Lyon to Besançon

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 27 m

Average

2 h 55 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

189 km

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

SNCF | TER
08:42AM2h27
Lyon
11:09AMBesançon
$391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
03:30PM2h39
Lyon
06:09PMBesançon
$391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
05:30PM2h39
Lyon
08:09PMBesançon
$391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TER
06:18PM3h57
Lyon
10:15PMBesançon
$491One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Besançon

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF TER, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3)

Trains from Lyon to Besançon cover the 117 miles (189 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like SNCF TER, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3). Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $38 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Besançon Viotte.

Train companies: SNCF TER, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to Besançon trains

Travel between Lyon and Besançon from $19 (€17) with Omio’s train partners SNCF TER, TGV INOUI and SNCF | TGV INOUI! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

SNCF TER is a French train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including Intercités, TER, TGV, and Ouigo. Intercités are long-distance trains that offer comfortable seating and a variety of onboard amenities. TER trains are regional trains that offer frequent service and are ideal for short trips. TGV trains are high-speed trains that offer the fastest way to travel between cities. Ouigo is a low-cost train service that offers affordable fares. SNCF TER offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for SNCF TER are Paris to Marseille, Paris to Lyon, and Paris to Bordeaux.

Train information from Lyon to Besançon with SNCF TER:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: $19

FAQs: Trains from Lyon to Besançon

FAQs: Travel by train from Lyon 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 Lyon to Besançon.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Besançon can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lyon to Besançon is $38 (€33); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lyon to Besançon train time is 2 h 27 min   covering the 117 mile (189 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lyon to Besançon leaves at 5: 12 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lyon to Besançon leaves at 6: 18 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Besançon without having to change trains with SNCF TER or SNCF (3). There are 4 direct trains from Lyon to Besançon each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Besançon. Take the fast train with TGV INOUI from Lyon to Besançon.
Take the Lyon to Besançon train with SNCF TER, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Lyon and Besançon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 18 PM.

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. When arriving in Besançon, you can end your route in train stations like Besançon Viotte, Besançon Franche-Comté TGV and Besançon - Mouillère.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Besançon Viotte, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Besançon from Lyon is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 27 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Lyon to Besançon is June.
You have options as you can travel from Lyon to Besançon 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Lyon and Besançon

Lyon
Besançon
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your trip to Besançon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
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ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Lyon-Jean-MacéParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Lyon, Perrache Gare RoutiereAccessibility
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Lyon
Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare RoutièreAccessibility
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Lyon, Vaise Gare RoutièreAccessibility
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