Zurich to Besançon train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Besançon

Showing times and prices for Feb 05

Cheapest

76

Average

92

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.

Cheapest
01:33PMZürich HB3h19 04:52PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
761One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:33PMZürich HB2h49 06:22PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
801One-way
06:33PMZürich HB2h54 09:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
821One-way
09:33AMZürich HB3h41 01:14PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
821One-way
01:33PMZürich HB3h54 05:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
831One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Besançon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, February 5
09:33AMZürich HB3h41 01:14PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
11:33AMZürich HB4h19 03:52PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
01:33PMZürich HB3h19 04:52PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
01:33PMZürich HB3h54 05:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
03:33PMZürich HB2h49 06:22PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
03:33PMZürich HB3h54 07:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
06:33PMZürich HB2h54 09:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Zurich to Besançon

Showing times and prices for Feb 05

Fastest Journey

2 h 49 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

191 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Besançon without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:33PMZürich HB2h49 06:22PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
801One-way
2nd Fastest
06:33PMZürich HB2h54 09:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
821One-way
01:33PMZürich HB3h19 04:52PMGare de Besançon Viotte
2 transfers
761One-way
09:33AMZürich HB3h41 01:14PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
821One-way
03:33PMZürich HB3h54 07:27PMGare de Besançon Viotte
1 transfer
881One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Besançon

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€68)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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.

Train companies: SBB from Zurich to Besançon trains

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

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 Tips: Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Besançon.
    FAQs

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

    Is international entry into Besançon from Zurich restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

    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.

    Is my return train into Zurich from Besançon restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    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.

    Train tickets to Besançon from Zurich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $70 (€61)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zurich to Besançon train to cost on average $78 (€68)  one way.
    The Zurich to Besançon train distance is approximately 118 miles (191 km).
    The Zurich to Besançon train duration is on average 2 h 48 min, which is to be expected when traveling 118 miles (191 km) between Zurich and Besançon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    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.

    If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Besançon, you can rely on SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV inOui to get you to Besançon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Zurich to Besançon journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Zurich to Besançon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $78 (€68) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Zurich to Besançon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Zurich
    Besançon
    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Besançon.

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