There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Besançon by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$162 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Besançon 1799 / ...

$40 - $68

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV Tgv

$124 - $156

Bus Isilines  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Besançon

$57 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Besançon 332.4 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte

$134 - $384

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte

$84 - $316

Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte

$81 - $292

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV

$128 - $380

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  4. Take the train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte

$106 - $291

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte

$153 - $416

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Besançon is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Besançon is to train which costs 140€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Besançon is 419 km. The road distance is 531.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Brussels to Besançon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Besançon via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Dijon Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Besançon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs 140€ - 190€.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Besançon.
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  • Distance: 261.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Besançon via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Dijon Ville in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Besançon via Paris, Paris in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $42
Train from Lille Flandres to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $50
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$85 - $110
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$85 - $110
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Besançon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Besançon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com

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