Duration 12h 53m
Distance 929.1 km
Average price 250€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Groningen and Besançon takes 12h 53m and the fastest train takes 9h 2m. The train service runs several times per day from Groningen to Besançon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Paris

  1. Groningen
  2. Schiphol Airport
  3. Paris Gare De Lyon
  4. Besançon
9h 30m
193€ - 362€

Groningen to Besançon train times

Trains run twice daily between Groningen and Besançon. The earliest departure is at 06:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Groningen is at 12:48 which arrives into Besançon at 21:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Besancon Viotte via Schiphol Airport, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Groningen and Besançon is 665 km. The road distance is 929.1 km.

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Groningen to Besançon train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.

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Groningen to Besançon train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Besancon Viotte station.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Besançon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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