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There are 3 ways to get from Lausanne to Besançon by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard Tgv
  2. Take the train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte Besançon-Viotte - Lons-le-Saunier / ...

$40 - $51

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Rideshare  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Besançon 79.2 miles

$10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Besançon 80.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Besançon is to rideshare which costs SFr 10 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Besançon is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 25 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Mouchard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Besançon is 94 km. The road distance is 128.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Besançon without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 55.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Lausanne to Besançon, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Besançon train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Besançon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Besançon-Viotte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Besançon is 128 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Lausanne to Besançon.

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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Besançon via Mouchard in around 2h 29m.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Besançon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lausanne and Besançon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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