How to travel from Besançon to Basel

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Travel Information from Besançon to Basel

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€29) • 1 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | TER

Travel 75 miles (121 km) by train to Basel from Besançon. SNCF | TER is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Besançon to Basel.

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International travel from Besançon, France to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if traveling from Besançon?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Besançon and Basel.

Return travel to Besançon, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Besançon, France was last verified on 5/21/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Besançon from Basel.

You can travel to Basel from Besançon by train.

Going by train is the quickest way from Besançon to Basel with an average travel time of 1 h 48 min.

The distance from Besançon to Basel is approximately 75 miles (121 km).

The average frequency per day from Besançon to Basel is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Besançon to Basel as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Besançon to Basel:

  • Most travelers take a train from Gare de Besançon Viotte to Basel SBB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Besançon to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • SNCF | TER can take you to Basel by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TER from Besançon to Basel for $32 (€29).
Omio customers who travel from Besançon to Basel often also extend their vacation to go to Zurich, Paris or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Basel and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Besançon to Basel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing $32 (€29) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Besançon to Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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