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Trip Lyon Besancon

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Lyon to Besancon

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How to get from Lyon to Besancon?

We are suggesting 8 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Lyon Besancon. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Lyon Besancon by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Lyon and Besancon on a map as well as the route Lyon Besancon and the different connecting points (Besançon-Viotte Railway Station, Besançon-Franche-Comté-TGV Railway Station, Besançon Coach Station, Besançon Coach Station, Lyon-Perrache Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Lyon Besancon

For your trip from Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) to Besancon (Franche-Comté, France) with a distance of 117 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Lyon-Besancon that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of Isilines, FlixBus, OUIBUS, ALSA or Eurolines in Lyon. The bus will drop you off at Besançon bus station (2.9 mi from Besancon, France). Please make sure to show up on time at Lyon bus station (1.3 mi from Lyon) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Besancon.
The train Lyon Besancon is a direct bound.
Trains TER of SNCF to Besancon leave from Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station in Lyon. Arrival in Besancon will take place at Besançon-Viotte station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Lyon-Besancon.

Which carriers to travel between Lyon and Besancon?

Bus companies
The bus company Isilines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Besançon (Franche-Comté France)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Lyon (serving Lyon bus station at 1.3 mi from centre) and the city of Besancon where the coach will drop you off at Besançon station situated at about 2.9 mi from Besancon city centre.
The coach company OUIBUS carries out the route from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Besançon (Franche-Comté France)
The network of ALSA includes a coach line between the city of Lyon (serving Lyon bus station at 1.3 mi from centre) and the city of Besancon where the coach will drop you off at Besançon station situated at about 2.9 mi from Besancon city centre.
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Besançon (Franche-Comté France)
Railway companies
SNCF provides a rail connection Lyon-Besancon with the train TER from Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (1.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Besançon-Viotte at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Lyon-Besancon (116.8 mi)

Stop cities from Lyon or cities to visit near Besancon

When travelling from Besancon to Lyon by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Lons-le-Saunier located at 72 mi from Lyon and 45 mi away from Besancon, Arc-et-Senans situated at 99 mi from Lyon and at approximately 19 mi from Besancon (France). If you have some time on your way to Besancon or back to Lyon, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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