The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Besançon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 49 m
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It's difficult to get from Zurich to Besançon without transferring at least once.
|Distance||118 miles (191 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||$78 (€68)|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV inOui|
Trains from Zurich to Besançon cover the 118 miles (191 km) long route taking on average 2 h 48 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV inOui. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $70 (€61), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.
You can travel by train to Besançon from Zurich with SBB for as low as $70 (€61). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Besançon from Zurich, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Zurich and Besançon with SBB! As an official travel partner of SBB, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from SBB, compare the best routes between Zurich and Besançon as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable SBB Zurich to Besançon train ticket available today. If you search for SBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Zurich to Besançon on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 118 miles (191 km) journey between Zurich and Besançon with ease and comfort on a train with SBB.
Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Besançon, France is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Besançon closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Besançon is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Besançon closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Zurich train stations to Besançon you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Besançon include Gare de Besançon Viotte, Besançon-Mouillère and Besancon.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB and arriving in Gare de Besançon Viotte.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Zürich HB, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Zurich.
The most popular arrival train station, Gare de Besançon Viotte, is located 0.5 miles (762 m) away from the city center of Besançon.
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