How to travel from Geneva to Besançon

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Travel Information between Geneva and Besançon

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$25 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $49 (€42) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or SNCF TER

Travel 72 miles (116 km) by train or bus from Geneva to Besançon. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or SNCF TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Geneva to Besançon.

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from Geneva to Besançon

How to get from Geneva to Besançon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Geneva to Besançon is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
12:25PM6h35
Geneva
07:00PMBesançon
$321One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
12:25PM6h35
Geneva
07:00PMBesançon
$321One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
12:25PM6h35
Geneva
07:00PMBesançon
$321One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
08:25PM7h40
Geneva
04:05AMBesançon
$411One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:35PM8h05
Geneva
04:40AMBesançon
$521One-way
0 transfers

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BlaBlaCar Bus will get you from Geneva to Besançon at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    FAQs: Travel from Geneva to Besançon

    FAQs: Travel 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 Geneva to Besançon.
    FAQs

    There are 2 travel options to Besançon from Geneva. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Besançon is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $25 (€22) compared to other travel options to Besançon:

    Taking a bus costs $23 (€20) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $49 (€42).

    The quickest way to travel to Besançon from Geneva is by train, which takes on average 3 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 35 min of travel time.

    You should expect to travel around 72 miles (116 km) between Geneva and Besançon.

    The average frequency per day from Geneva to Besançon is:

    • 1 bus a day.
    • Around 1 train per day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Geneva to Besançon:

    • Buses from Geneva to Besançon most often leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Besançon, Parking Relais Micropolis.
    • Trains most often depart from Geneva at Geneva and arrive in Besançon at Besançon Viotte.

    The following travel companies offer services from Geneva to Besançon:

    • Travel with BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus to go to Besançon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Geneva to Besançon tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).
    • SNCF TER, TGV INOUI or SNCF | TGV Lyria can take you to Besançon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF TER from Geneva to Besançon for $49 (€42).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Geneva to Besançon with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus with.
    • Direct services by train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Besançon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Geneva to Besançon.

    Your trip from Geneva to Besançon doesn't have to end in Besançon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon, Dijon, Strasbourg or Marseille. If you’d like to add Paris, Lyon, Dijon, Strasbourg or Marseille to your Geneva to Besançon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Besançon today!

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