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 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV Tgv

$147 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Center - Bercy Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk > Rotterdam > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Paris centre - Bercy / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Besançon Paris centre - Bercy > Auxerre > Dijon > Besançon / ...

$27 - $37

9 alternative options

Train via Luxembourg  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg Intercity
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV Tgv

$112 - $137

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Strasbourg N136
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Besançon 720 / ...

$42 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Besançon 332.4 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Brussels to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$150 - $392

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$87 - $308

Fly Brussels to Lyon, train  •  7 h 44 min

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

$102 - $295

Fly Brussels to Geneva, train  •  8 h 18 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

$115 - $285

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train  •  7 h 58 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 Franche-Comté TGV

$168 - $417

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte

$161 - $509

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Besançon via Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Flandres, and Besançon Franche-Comté TGV in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Besançon via Paris City Center - Bercy in around 9 h 19 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 to Friday
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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$71 - $73
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $50
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
$160 - $230
Train from Luxembourg to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Besançon Franche-Comté TGV to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$2 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $53
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$55 - $75
First
$95 - $120
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Besançon Franche-Comté TGV to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $12
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
$55 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$55 - $75
First
$95 - $120
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Besançon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Besançon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brussels to Besançon?

The distance between Brussels and Besançon is 419 km. The road distance is 532 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Besançon?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Besançon is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Besançon?

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Besançon is to fly and train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 120€ - 320€.

Is there a direct train between Brussels and Besançon?

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Lille Flandres and Besançon Franche-Comté TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Besançon?

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Besançon via Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Brussels to Besançon?

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Brussels to Besançon, including transfers.