There are 5 ways to get from Luxembourg to Besançon by train, bus, night 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  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV Tgv

$94 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Metz
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Dijon
  3. Take the bus from Dijon to Besançon

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Colmar N831
  2. Take the bus from Colmar to Besançon 720

$29 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Besançon 201.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Basel (BSL) LUX - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV

$99 - $359

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Besançon, France?

TGV operates a train from Luxembourg to Besançon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Besançon via Metz and Dijon in around 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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 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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dijon to Besançon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Colmar to Besançon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Colmar to Besançon
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Luxembourg to Besançon?

The distance between Luxembourg and Besançon is 263 km. The road distance is 322 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Besançon is to bus which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Besançon is to drive which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct train between Luxembourg and Besançon?

No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Besançon Franche-Comté TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Luxembourg and Besançon?

No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Besançon via Metz and Dijon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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

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