There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Besançon by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$60 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Besançon Ouibus

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train via Amberieu  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Amberieu
  2. Take the train from Amberieu to Besançon-Viotte

$52 - $76

Rideshare  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Annecy to Besançon 136.6 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Besançon 136.4 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Besançon is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Besançon is to drive which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

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The distance between Annecy and Besançon is 150 km. The road distance is 218 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Annecy to Besançon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Besançon via Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Bourg-en-Bresse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Annecy, France and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Annecy to Besançon via Bourg-en-Bresse in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Besançon via Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 5 h 7 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Annecy to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Annecy to Amberieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Amberieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Besançon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Annecy to Besançon
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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