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from Besançon to Lyon

You can get from Besançon to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Besançon to Lyon on May 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:25PMBesançon, Parking Relais Micropolis3h00 04:25PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$131One-way
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01:25PMBesançon, Parking Relais Micropolis3h00 04:25PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$131One-way
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08:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 11:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
06:51AMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 09:30AMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way
07:51PMGare de Besançon Viotte2h39 10:30PMLyon Part Dieu
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$381One-way

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Fri
May 20
$38SNCF | TER
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
May 21
$38SNCF | TER
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
May 22
$38SNCF | TER
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
May 25
$38SNCF | TER
$13Flixbus

Travel Information from Besançon to Lyon

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $19 (€17) • 2 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€17) • 2 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 117 miles (189 km) by bus or train to Lyon from Besançon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Besançon to Lyon.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Besançon to Lyon?

There are 2 ways to travel from Besançon to Lyon including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Lyon from Besançon?

The cheapest way to travel to Lyon from Besançon is by taking a train with an average price of $19 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Lyon:

Taking a train is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Lyon, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Besançon to Lyon?

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Besançon is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 21 min.

Other travel options to Lyon can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h.

How far is Lyon from Besançon?

The distance from Besançon to Lyon is approximately 117 miles (189 km).

How many services a day are there between Besançon and Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Besançon to Lyon is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Besançon and Lyon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Besançon to Lyon?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Besancon, Gare de la Viotte and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Besançon to Lyon depart from Gare de Besançon Viotte to Lyon Part Dieu.

Which travel operators can get me to Lyon from Besançon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Besançon to Lyon:

  • You can travel by bus between Besançon and Lyon with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Besançon to Lyon tickets for $22 (€20) on Omio.
  • You can go to Lyon from Besançon by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $19 (€17) with SNCF | TER from Besançon to Lyon on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Besançon to Lyon?

Omio customers who travel from Besançon to Lyon often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lyon and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I book Besançon to Lyon tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Besançon to Lyon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $22 (€20) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $19 (€17) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Besançon to Lyon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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