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There are 8 ways to get from Luxembourg to Besançon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train inOui TGV  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$80 - $103

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Strasbourg N506
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Besançon 720 / ...

$27 - $45

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Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Nancy-Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Gare de Nancy-Ville to Gare de Epinal Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Epinal to Gare de Belfort-Ville
  4. Take the train from Belfort Ville to Besançon-Viotte

$61 - $87

Bus, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Dijon Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte Besançon - Dijon / ...

$32 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Besançon 201.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Luxembourg to Zurich, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$158 - $389

Fly Luxembourg to Basel, train  •  7 h 42 min

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

$112 - $470

Train to Metz/Nancy, fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
  2. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Lyon (LYS) ETZ - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte

$149 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Besançon is to bus and train which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Besançon via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Gare de Luxembourg and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Metz Ville and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Besançon is 263 km. The road distance is 322.2 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Besançon without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 70€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Luxembourg to Besançon, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Besançon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Besançon train services, operated by Sncf Ter, depart from Gare de Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Besançon is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 70€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Besançon.
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  • Distance: 164.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Besançon via Gare de Metz-Ville, Metz Ville, and Strasbourg in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Besançon via Strasbourg in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$27 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Nancy-Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Nancy-Ville to Gare de Epinal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Epinal to Gare de Belfort-Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Belfort-Ville to Gare de Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Nancy, Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Nancy-Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Nancy Ville to Epinal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Epinal to Belfort Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Belfort Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Nancy Ville to Epinal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
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
$90 - $110
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Dijon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Besançon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Luxembourg to Besançon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Besançon station.

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Luxembourg to Besançon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Besançon-Viotte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Besançon is 322 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Luxembourg to Besançon.

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Flairjet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Luxembourg to Besançon bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Besançon. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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