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Trip Zurich Besancon

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

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2 suggested routes to go from Zurich to Besancon by train, car, bus

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How to get from Zurich to Besancon?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Zurich 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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  • Locate cities of Zurich and Besancon on a map as well as the route Zurich Besancon and the different connecting points (Besançon-Franche-Comté-TGV Railway Station, Besançon Coach Station, Zürich Altstetten Railway Station, Zurich HB Railway Station, Zürich Oerlikon Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Zurich-Besancon

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Besancon (Franche-Comté, France) with a distance of 118 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.
The train Zurich Besancon is a direct bound.
Trains TGV Lyria of TGV Lyria to Besancon leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Besancon will take place at Besançon-Franche-Comté-TGV station (5.7 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Besancon.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Zurich Besancon only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Zurich-Basel.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Basel Bahnhof bus station (1.6 mi from Basel, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Basel.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Besancon?

Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection Zurich-Basel with the train ICE from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basel Bad Bf at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line from Zurich to Besancon with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Besançon-Franche-Comté-TGV railway station (Franche-Comté France)
SBB CFF FFS operates the train journey Zurich-Basel with the train InterCity (IC) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basel SBB at arrival (1.4 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company Isilines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Mulhouse-Bâle aéroport (Euroairport) in Basel 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 Zurich (serving Zurich bus station at 0.8 mi from centre) and the city of Basel where the coach will drop you off at Basel Bahnhof station situated at about 1.6 mi from Basel city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Besancon (118.7 mi)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Besancon

When travelling from Besancon to Zurich by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Basel located at 46 mi from Zurich and 78 mi away from Besancon (Switzerland). If you have some time on your way to Besancon or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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