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from Paris to Besançon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Besançon on Jan 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:52PMParis Gare de Lyon2h36 09:28PMGare de Besançon Viotte
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$511One-way
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06:40AMParis8h55 03:35PMBesançon, Parking Relais Micropolis
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$191One-way
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05:56PMParis Gare de Lyon2h41 08:37PMGare de Besançon Viotte
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$571One-way
06:22PMParis Gare de Lyon2h42 09:04PMGare de Besançon Viotte
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$591One-way
03:33PMGare de Paris Bercy4h13 07:46PMGare de Besançon Viotte
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$431One-way

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Sat
Jan 22
$43SNCF | TER
$13Flixbus
$103HOP!
Sun
Jan 23
$51SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$103HOP!
Mon
Jan 24
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$13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Jan 25
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Wed
Jan 26
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$103HOP!
Thu
Jan 27
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$141HOP!
Fri
Jan 28
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$103HOP!
Sat
Jan 29
$43SNCF | TER
$13Flixbus
$112HOP!
Sun
Jan 30
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$93HOP!
Mon
Jan 31
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$93HOP!
Tue
Feb 1
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Wed
Feb 2
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$93HOP!
Thu
Feb 3
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$93HOP!
Fri
Feb 4
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$93HOP!
Sat
Feb 5
$43SNCF | TER
$17Flixbus
$93HOP!
Sun
Feb 6
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$103HOP!
Mon
Feb 7
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 8
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$13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Feb 9
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$13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Feb 10
$42SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Travel Information between Paris and Besançon

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€25) • 2 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus or train to travel 202 miles (325 km) from Paris to Besançon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Besançon.

How to get from Paris to Besançon

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Besançon, 77,78% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Besançon and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I go from Paris to Besançon?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Paris and Besançon?

The cheapest way to go to Besançon from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€11).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Besançon:

Taking a bus is about $17 (€14) less than taking a train, which costs on average $30 (€25) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from Paris to Besançon?

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Besançon is by train, which takes on average 2 h 29 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 20 min.

What is the distance between Paris and Besançon?

The distance from Paris to Besançon is approximately 202 miles (325 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Besançon?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Besançon is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Besançon?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Besançon, Avenue du Maréchal Foch (Gare Viotte).
  • Most travelers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gare de Besançon Viotte.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Besançon?

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Besançon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Paris to Besançon tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Besançon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Besançon tickets on Omio for $30 (€25).

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

Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Besançon don't make Besançon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Besançon are Lyon, Dijon or Strasbourg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Besançon to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book tickets to Besançon from Paris online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $13 (€11) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $30 (€25) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris to Besançon 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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