How to travel from Paris to Besançon

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Travel Information from Paris to Besançon

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$15 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€42) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or TGV INOUI

Travel 202 miles (325 km) by train, bus or flight to Besançon from Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, easyJet or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Besançon.

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from Paris to Besançon

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
10:40AM5h20
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
04:00PMBesancon, PEM Viotte, Gare routiere
$351One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:40AM5h20
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
04:00PMBesancon, PEM Viotte, Gare routiere
$351One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
easyJet
09:45PM1h05
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
10:50PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$1841One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:22AM2h42
Paris Gare de Lyon
12:04PMBesançon Viotte
$681One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:22PM2h25
Paris Gare de Lyon
11:47PMBesançon Viotte
$551One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:52PM2h32
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:24PMBesançon Viotte
$671One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:40PM6h40
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
07:20PMBesancon, PEM Viotte, Gare routiere
$381One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:10PM5h25
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
04:35AMBesancon, PEM Viotte, Gare routiere
$381One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:00PM6h35
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
04:35AMBesancon, PEM Viotte, Gare routiere
$701One-way
1 transfer
easyJet
05:25PM1h05
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
06:30PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$2451One-way
0 transfers
Air France
08:35AM1h05
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
09:40AMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$2791One-way
0 transfers
Air France
03:00PM1h10
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
04:10PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$2791One-way
0 transfers

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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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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Paris to Besançon

FlixBus, KLM and Lufthansa will get you between Paris and Besançon at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel between Paris and Besançon: Economy and Business.

      FAQs: Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Besançon.
      FAQs

      There are 3 options to travel from Paris to Besançon including taking a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Besançon is a bus with an average price of $15 (€13).

      This is compared to other travel options from Paris to Besançon:

      A bus is $33 (€29) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Besançon costing on average $48 (€42).

      A bus is $6 (€6) less than a train with an average ticket price of $21 (€18) from Paris to Besançon.

      The fastest way from Paris to Besançon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Besançon that take longer:

      Bus takes 5 h 20 min on average.

      Getting to Besançon by train takes 2 h 25 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Paris to Besançon is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 12 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses from Paris to Besançon most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Besançon, Parking Relais Micropolis.
      • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Besançon at Besançon Viotte.

      The following travel companies offer services from Paris to Besançon:

      • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Besançon by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Paris to Besançon for $15 (€13).
      • Travel with easyJet, KLM, Lufthansa or Air France for flights to Besançon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Paris to Besançon tickets on Omio for $48 (€42).
      • TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF ICE can take you to Besançon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF TER from Paris to Besançon for $21 (€18).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Besançon with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Besançon with FlixBus.
      • You'll find 3 direct trains a day to Besançon with TGV INOUI.

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

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Besançon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Lyon, Dijon, Strasbourg or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Besançon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Besançon and any of these top destinations today!

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